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  • Mo Khan

    Two Democrats running in 20th House primaryMar 13, 2014 12:00 AM
    Democratic voters in Illinois’ 20th House District - Des Plaines, Rosemont, Park Ridge, Niles and the Northwest side of Chicago - will choose from two candidates Tuesday, both political newcomers. Mohammed “Mo” Khan, 28, of Park Ridge, an aide to Hillary Clinton during her presidential bid, is facing Niles resident Jerry Acciari, a retired Lincolnwood police lieutenant.

     
  • Dart’s challengers says sheriff’s department morale is lowMar 12, 2014 12:00 AM
    "Experience" is the word in the race for the Democratic nomination for Cook County Sheriff. Sheriff Tom Dart has run the department for eight years, but his three opponents all say the office needs a leader with hands-on experience in law enforcement.

     
  •  Then-Rep.-elect Gloria Negrete McLeod, a California Democrat. It took barely a year in Congress for McLeod to decide that she could do more for her California constituents by serving in county government.

    One term is plenty for California congresswomanMar 1, 2014 12:00 AM
    “If you compare this Congress to any other Congress in history, it’s the worst in terms of getting things done. The people who came here with the expectation that this would be a vibrant legislative process have pretty good reason to be disappointed. It’s not a mystery that states and municipalities are moving much faster on many of these issues than the Congress is,” says Rep. George Miller, a California Democrat who was first elected to the House in 1975 and is retiring this year.

     
  •  Ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in New Orleans.

    Documents detail Hillary Clinton’s political evolutionFeb 28, 2014 12:00 AM
    A cache of confidential communications among Clinton and her political image-makers was released to the public Friday, detailing the strategic machinations behind her evolution from a political spouse to a political leader in her own right. The secret memos open a rare window into the meticulous and intense efforts to manage Clinton’s public image during her and President Bill Clinton’s tumultuous eight years in office.

     
  • Attorney Bob Galhotra, left, is challenging Democratic incumbent Don Harmon in the 39th state Senate District.

    Challenger takes issue with Harmon’s vote on pensionsFeb 25, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Illinois Senate 39th District Democratic primary race betwen a longtime state senator and his challenger may center on a key vote taken by the incumbent on state pension reform. State Sen. Don Harmon was one of 30 senators to vote for pension reform legislation. His opponent, Bob Galhotra, is taking exception with that vote.

     
  • Endorsements: Ishmael, Martin, Taylor for Kane County BoardFeb 20, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Donald Ishmael, Melisa Taylor and John Martin for office in Kane County Board Districts 3, 5 and 11.

     
  • Mo Khan

    Endorsements: Khan for House Dist. 20, DemocratFeb 19, 2014 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Mohamed "Mo" Khan of Park Ridge in the Democratic primary for the 20th House seat.

     
  • Upper from left, Sylvester Baker, Jr, and Sheriff Tom Dart, and lower from left, William Evans and Palka Tadeusz.

    Challengers critical of Cook sheriff’s electronic monitoring planFeb 18, 2014 12:00 AM
    Challengers for the Democratic nomination for Cook County sheriff are criticizing Sheriff Thomas J. Dart’s agreement to hand some electronic monitoring authority to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Electronic monitoring for people awaiting trial or nonviolent offenders serving short sentences is seen as a way to reduce overcrowding at Cook County Jail, which the federal government has been monitoring for decades.

     
  • Frank McPartlin: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Frank McPartlin, running for Cook County board District 9

     
  • Toni Preckwinkle: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Toni Preckwinkle, running for Cook County Board President

     
  • Natalie Manley: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Natalie Manley, running for 98th District Representative

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Stephanie Kifowit, running for 84th District Representative

     
  • Linda Chapa LaVia: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Linda Chapa LaVia, running for 83rd District Representative

     
  • Antonio Favela, running for 77th District Representative

    Antonio Favela: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Antonio Favela, running for 77th District Representative

     
  • Jack Franks: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Jack Franks, running for 63rd District Representative

     
  • Sam Yingling: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Sam Yingling, running for 62nd District Representative

     
  • Loren Karner: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Loren Karner, running for 61st District Representative

     
  • Rita Mayfield: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Rita Mayfield, running for 60th District Representative

     
  • Paul Vallas: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Paul Vallas, running for Lt. Governor

     
  • Carol Sente: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Carol Sente, running for 59th District Representative

     
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