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Indiana candidates for U.S. Senate agree to two televised debates

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s three U.S. Senate candidates have agreed to take part in two televised debates this fall. The three candidates for U.S. Senate — Democrat Joe Donnelly, Republican Mike Braun and Libertarian Lucy Brenton — recently agreed to two debates this fall.Heartland Newsfeed file photo The nonpartisan Indiana Debate More...

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By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

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 Jake Leonard On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Romney victorious in Utah’s GOP primary for U.S. Senate

SALT LAKE CITY (Heartland Newsfeed) — Mitt Romney declared victory on Tuesday, earning the Republican nomination in the race for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat with slightly over 73 percent of the vote. The More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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 Reuters On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Kaspersky suits to overturn U.S. government ban dismissed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday dismissed two lawsuits by Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab that sought to overturn bans on the use of the security software maker’s products in U.S. government More...

By Illinois News Network On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Illinois representatives sound off on failure of federal farm bill

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — A new farm bill faces an uncertain future after conservative House Republicans wanting a vote on an unrelated immigration bill joined Democrats in defeating the legislation. Between More...

By Reuters On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Romney fails to win Republican nomination for Senate, heads to primary in June

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) — Mitt Romney’s restart of his political career hit a roadblock Saturday. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor failed to win the Utah Republican More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Too close to call in Pennsylvania 18th, virtual tie as absentee votes await counting

PITTSBURGH (UPI) — The Congressional race for the 18th district in Pennsylvania was too close to call late Tuesday night. Democratic candidate Conor Lamb arrives to vote at the First Church of Christ Social More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Springfield man announces Libertarian bid for Missouri U.S. Senate seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Springfield man is mounting a Libertarian bid for Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill’s U.S. Senate seat in Missouri with the ideals of limited government More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Sample Ballot, Primary Election: Christian County, IL

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Acting Christian County Clerk Michael Gianasi has released the following sample ballot for the March 20, 2018 primary election and are as follows: 2018 mar 20 il christian-DEMOCRATIC More...