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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Former State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias wins Illinois Secretary of State election

November 8, 2022

Former State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias (D) has been elected Illinois Secretary of State, according to the Associated Press. With 65% of votes counted, Giannoulias received 56.3% of the vote as of...

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner declares victory at Rauners election night celebration at the Hilton Chicago. Rauner said he would not attend the inauguration of Donald Trump this month.

Gov. Bruce Rauner will not go to Trump inauguration

January 5, 2017

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, with a spokesperson saying he will instead focus on negotiating a state budget. Inaugurations have long...

Sen. Tammy Duckworth speaks at an event in October. Duckworth was sworn in on Tuesday by Vice President Joe Biden.

U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth sworn-in by vice president

January 3, 2017

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, officially joining the Senate in the 115th Congress. Duckworth was among 34 Senators sworn-in on Tuesday and joins...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Illinois) at an event in October. Legislation Schakowsky introduced earlier this year that aims to increase women in foreign policy passed through the House on Tuesday.

Schakowsky’s bill to increase female representation passes House

November 16, 2016

U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill introduced by Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) that promotes women’s participation in peace negotiations in an effort to put women at the forefront of U.S. foreign...

Less than 10 percent of Evanston voters cast ballot for Donald Trump

November 11, 2016

Although the results of the presidential election stunned many, voting margins in Evanston were as expected for a predominantly-Democratic city. About 7 percent of Evanston residents voted for president-elect...

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