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November 9, 2016 View email in browser

Trump: ‘Come together’ 

Donald Trump claimed his place today as America’s 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice. Trump urged Americans to “come together as one united people” after a deeply divisive campaign.

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Obama invites Trump to White House

Conceding his party’s electoral defeat, President Obama today invited the president-elect to meet with him to discuss the handover of power from one administration to the next.

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Illinois, national election results

Go to our results page to see the numbers on federal, Illinois, city and suburban races.

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Kass: About that ‘national healing’

“After this ugly and contentious American presidential election, with families at odds and friends lost and anger in the air month after month, will the results help begin a healing process? No. It sounds nice, but it really doesn’t work that way.”

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Zorn: Electing a ‘thug’

“I have serious doubts that the American experiment will survive his reign.”

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The polls failed

U.S. survey companies and media organizations that forecast a Hillary Clinton victory now face an autopsy on how they got it so wrong.

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Duckworth’s rapid rise

In 12 years, Tammy Duckworth has gone from severely wounded Army helicopter co-pilot to a soon-to-be member of the U.S. Senate.

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Illinois GOP grabs seats from Democrats

Backed by tens of millions of dollars from Gov. Bruce Rauner and his allies, Republicans appeared poised to gain at least three House seats and two Senate seats from Democrats led by House Speaker Michael Madigan.

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