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Eileen O'Neill Burke (center) declared victory Friday night in the Cook County State's Attorney Primary. Progressive candidate Clayton Harris III has yet to concede. (Photo/Lulu Anjanette)

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Manny's Deli is a legendary stop for politicians on Election Day. We take you inside during the Illinois Primary. (Photo/Lulu Anjanette)

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We break down the key races locally and nationally for the March 19 primary.

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O’Neill Burke Declares Victory in Primary Race as Final Votes are Tallied

O’Neill Burke Declares Victory in Primary Race as Final Votes are Tallied

Eileen O'Neill Burke's declared victory Friday night over progressive candidate Clayton Harris III in the Democratic nomination in the Cook County State's Attorney race.

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Harris III Concedes in Tight Cook County State’s Attorney Race

Harris III Concedes in Tight Cook County State’s Attorney Race

After 10 days of drama, Clayton Harris III conceded the race to Eileen O'Neill Burke. O'Neill Burke holds a 1,556-vote lead as the final mail-in votes were counted.

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Tuesday at Manny’s Deli Remains a Tradition for Candidates

Tuesday at Manny’s Deli Remains a Tradition for Candidates

The famous South Side deli and cafeteria has been a must-stop for stumping candidates on Election Day for decades. The Illinos Primary stops were a topic of a minor controversy among Democrats.

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Davis Cruises to Illinois Primary Win in 7th District Congressional Race

Davis Cruises to Illinois Primary Win in 7th District Congressional Race

Danny Davis has held the 7th District seat for 27 years and is trying to extend it two more years ... at age 82. His win Tuesday was the next step.

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Conyears-Ervin Concedes to Incumbent Davis in 7th District

Conyears-Ervin Concedes to Incumbent Davis in 7th District

City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin was gracious in her concession speech to longtime U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (7th District) in the Illinois Primary.

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Illinois Primary Live: Social Media Posts From Throughout the Day

Illinois Primary Live: Social Media Posts From Throughout the Day

With the presidential nominees all but set, attention turns to local races and issues for the Illinois primary election. Check our live social posts throughout the day to keep up with all of the news.

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Data: Chicago Has Unequal Distribution of Speed Cameras

Data: Chicago Has Unequal Distribution of Speed Cameras

The city's controversial speed camera program has taken a beating in the media and the public. Our data analysis shows heavier distribution in certain low-income neighborhoods.

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Chicago Arson Cases Increase in 2023; Could It Rise in 2024?

Chicago Arson Cases Increase in 2023; Could It Rise in 2024?

Arson cases increased by nearly 22 percent over the past two years in Chicago, yet only a handful of arrests have been made, data show. Could it rise in 2024?

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Chicago Crime Rate Increasing; Homicide Rate Dropping

Chicago Crime Rate Increasing; Homicide Rate Dropping

Take a deep-dive into Chicago crime data using stats from the city's data portal and other sources. While homicides are down, robberies and car thefts are up.

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The Strokes Concert a Boon to Collins’ Campaign Finances

The Strokes Concert a Boon to Collins’ Campaign Finances

Benefit concert at UIC raised Kina Collins' campaign war chest in the 7th District House race, but opponent said it may violate campaign rules.

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Cook County State’s Attorney Race: 2 Top Candidates Emerge

Cook County State’s Attorney Race: 2 Top Candidates Emerge

Clayton Harris III and Eileen O'Neill Burke are headed for a showdown for the Democratic nomination. Bob Fioretti is unopposed as a Republican.

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Democratic Candidate Bios: Cook County State’s Attorney Race

Democratic Candidate Bios: Cook County State’s Attorney Race

Breakdown of the leading candidates to replace Kim Foxx as the Cook County State's Attorney. The primary is March 19.

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