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  • Paul Schimpf: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Paul Schimpf, running for Attorney general

  • Lisa Madigan, running for Attorney general

    Lisa Madigan: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Lisa Madigan, running for Attorney general

  • Clockwise from top left, Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Dan Rutherford and Bruce Rauner are seeking the Republican nomination for governor in 2014.

    Focus of 2014 Illinois campaign shifts to RepublicansSep 23, 2013 12:00 AM
    The drama in the 2014 campaign for Illinois' statewide offices shifted substantially after the withdrawal of former White House chief of staff Bill Daley from the Democratic primary for governor. The focus on the state's top job now switches to the Republican side, where a four-way primary again threatens to split the GOP's main voting blocs.

  •  Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Monday that she will seek re-election rather than run for governor.

    Lisa Madigan decision to seek re-election roils Democrats Jul 16, 2013 12:00 AM
    The decision by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to seek re-election may have put a cramp into the plans of at least two Democratic politicians — state Sen. Kwame Raoul and Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon. Raoul has made clear he would make a bid for the attorney general’s office if Madigan ran for governor. Simon has long made it known her political future won’t include re-election next year.

  • Mark Curran

    Lake County sheriff to seek reelection to another term, not a run for attorney general Feb 13, 2013 12:00 AM
    Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran says he's changed his mind about seeking statewide office and wants to return for a third term in his current job. Curran, a Republican, announced Wednesday he'll seek re-election in 2014 and not run for attorney general. “I have great clarity,” Curran said of his decision. “I have great peace.”

  • Republican Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran says he's seriously considering making a bid for attorney general.

    Lake County Sheriff Curran planning attorney general run Dec 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    Citing a statewide need to better combat crime and corruption, Republican Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran says he's seriously considering making a bid for attorney general. And, he said, he would do so regardless of whether current Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan — who is rumored to be weighing a run for governor but has not yet announced her intentions — seeks re-election. "I intend to run against her."

  • Homeowner mortgage help topic of Schaumburg forum Aug 7, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Illinois Attorney General's Office is hosting a "Help for Homeowners: Mortgage Resources" event at Community Recreation Center, located at 505 N. Springinsguth Road in Schaumburg from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 11.

  • McHenry board to get refresher on Open Meetings Act Jul 15, 2011 12:00 AM
    At Tuesday's committee of the whole meeting, members of the McHenry County Board will be given a refresher course on the Open Meetings Act. Some board members had issues with some board members meeting to discuss and draft new versions of the redistricting map.

  • Judy Baar Topinka

    Topinka, Madigan, White all winners in state racesNov 2, 2010 12:00 AM
    Republicans were poised to take over two state offices on Tuesday, possibly clearing the way for a merger of the positions. Judy Baar Topinka overcome a slow start on Tuesday to win the race for Illinois comptroller.

  • AG election results in lawsuit Oct 29, 2010 12:00 AM

  • Lisa Madigan

    AG candidates weigh in on corruption bustingOct 26, 2010 12:00 AM
    All four candidates running for Illinois attorney general promise to fight corruption while some are taking pot shots at the incumbent for her track record on that issue.

  • Attorney general: MadiganOct 18, 2010 12:00 AM
    Since 2003, Democrat Lisa Madigan has been one of the state’s most active and productive attorneys general. Describing the purpose of her job as “to solve problems, she has aggressively pursued child molesters, abusers of the elderly, scam artists and unethical businesses.

  • Steve Kim

    Attorney general hopefuls speak outOct 18, 2010 12:00 AM
    Attorney General Lisa Madigan promised that going after child predators would continue to be a top priority if re-elected, while her GOP opponent suggests electronic monitoring as a way of preventing sex crimes against minors.

  • Lisa Madigan

    Red-light camera fight distinguishes AG candidatesOct 13, 2010 12:00 AM
    Red-light cameras are a topic that divide lawmakers, drivers and police, so not surprisingly the candidates for the state's top attorney disagree on the issue. Incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, faces challengers Republican Steve Kim of Northbrook, Green Party candidate David Black of Belvidere and Chicago Libertarian Bill Malan in the Nov. 2 election.

  • Corruption, spending and gay rights among AG issuesSep 24, 2010 12:00 AM
    They're all attorneys but that's where the similarities end for the four candidates seeking to be the state's top lawyer.

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