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Libertarian slate invited to Chicago Tribune endorsement interviews

LPIL Libertarian Chicago Tribune Candidate Endorsement Interviews

BLOOMINGTON (Heartland Newsfeed) — For the first time ever, an entire Libertarian slate has been invited to participate in endorsement interviews with Illinois’ largest newspaper. Each of the six statewide candidates were offered invitations by the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board for interviews related to their races. These interviews held More...

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By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Libertarian candidates make campaign stops in Quincy, Jacksonville

QUINCY/JACKSONVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Libertarian candidates for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and comptroller were in west central Illinois Saturday for meet and greet events. Kash More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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COMMENTARY: Voter choice and candidate suppression needs to become a criminal offense

(Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois is unfortunately known for political corruption and the suppression of voter and candidate choice. It’s been a common and deceptive practice that has been going on for More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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GUEST EDITORIAL: Illinois unfairly suppresses third-party candidates

The following was previously published yesterday by the Belleville News-Democrat editorial board. Maybe voter suppression isn’t our problem. Maybe it’s candidate suppression. Do you know who Sam McCann is? More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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GUEST EDITORIAL: More candidates + more choices = more voters

The following guest editorial was previously published yesterday by the Northwest Herald editorial board. Monday was a day of significance on the Illinois electoral calendar, but just how much significance remains More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Libertarian Party files nearly 48,000 signatures for ballot access

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Candidates, party officers and volunteers representing the Libertarian Party of Illinois delivered nearly 48,000 signatures for the statewide slate of candidates Monday morning More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
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Illinois third parties are in weekend time crunch to meet filing deadline

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — It is crunch time this weekend as third party candidates assemble their petition packets leading to the final day of candidate filing for the November 6 general election More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Can medical marijuana help combat Illinois’ opioid crisis?

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois lawmakers have proposed an unusual plan to expand the use of medical marijuana as a way to fight the state’s growing opioid crisis. The plan is on the governor’s desk. It would More...

By Illinois News Network On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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Trump talks about commuting former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s sentence

WASHINGTON/SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — There’s a new conversation about when former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich may get out of prison. President Donald Trump told reporters on-board Air More...

By Illinois News Network On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Caucus leaders narrow budget gap as deadline nears

http://heartlandnewsfeed.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/5b0c9ea43787d.video-1.mp4 SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — State lawmakers say they are on track to have a balanced full-year budget before the More...