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Your guide to voting for Cook County judges

Cook County voters on Tuesday will be asked to elect dozens of judges, many of whom have had little publicity during this election season. To assist voters, numerous local bar associations have provided ratings for each judicial candidate. The chart below lists these ratings from the following associations:

Americans are hitting the panic button on Ebola. | AP

80 percent of Americans want Ebola quarantines

A new poll from CBS News has some good news for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and some bad news for quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox: 80 percent of Americans support quarantines for those arriving from West Africa.

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Graphic: Voter ID Laws By State

Illinois is one of 20 states that does not require or request identification at the polls, but an increasing number of states do.

Peter Keys of Lynyrd Skynyrd performs in April. | Getty Images

Democrats prefer Lady Gaga, Republicans prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd

We know that NFL fans tend to lean more Democrat than Republican based on some newly-released data, we also now know that Lady Gaga fans are more likely to be Democrats, while Lynyrd Skynyrd fans lean Republican, according to data released by Facebook.

GOP has midterm momentum, poll shows

Fueled by voters' dissatisfaction with President Barack Obama, overall direction of the country and an inability to trust those in office to do what is right, Republicans have the advantage a week before the midterm election, a new poll shows.

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