New York reporters and editors who covered Donald Trump in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s sometimes received calls from public-relations men who sounded like Trump himself and indeed were Trump, masquerading as a helpful, boastful advocate for himself, said journalists and several of Trump’s top aides.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders don't think much of each other. And for two men who seemingly couldn't be more different, their views have sometimes converged in surprising ways - no doubt more than they'd want to admit.
Waterloo attorney and retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Paul Schimpf easily defeated Murphysboro attorney Sharee Langenstein Tuesday night for the Republican nomination for the 58th State Senate District.
Incumbents in most of the competitive St. Clair County Board primary races were leading as 99 percent of St. Clair County results were reported. Results from the East St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners have yet to be reported.
Voting is now underway in Illinois. Illinois presidential primaries could play a meaningful role in deciding who will be the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees for the Nov. 8 general election.
The St. Clair County Democratic Central Committee, for decades the dominant party in county politics, has produced a full-color mailer sent to thousands of households extolling the virtues of a president — but not a Democrat.
Voters are preparing to cast their ballots for Tuesday’s primary, where there are several dozen contested races featuring candidates vying for their party’s nomination. Voters in some areas also will decide referendums.
Hillary Clinton on Saturday branded Donald Trump’s behavior “political arson,” warning that he’s encouraging violence at his rallies, as harsh criticism of the Republican front-runner echoed through the political world.