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The Washington Times
MONICA CROWLEY: Chris Christie fights backOne often hears New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before one sees him. His booming
MONICA CROWLEY: Chris Christie fights back
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
One often hears New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie before one sees him. His booming voice precedes his physical presence, announcing his arrival with the self-assurance of a seasoned executive. He will never be mistaken for a church mouse. Mr. Christie... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendmentFor the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-m
Opposition surfaces to redistricting amendment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
For the first time in three attempts to pass an independent redistricting map-making amendment to the Illinois Constitution, there's organized opposition to the idea. Supporters of the amendment say that's a sign that the political powers that be... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Christie challenges Clinton over email usageGovernor Christie cast himself as better able to fix the nation’s immigration s
Christie challenges Clinton over email usage
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
Governor Christie cast himself as better able to fix the nation’s immigration system on Sunday than Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and more willing to answer questions in the face of a scandal than Democratic front-runner Hillary... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Senate OKs MAP grant funding, 37-0SPRINGFIELD — Funding for the Monetary Award Program that provides need-based g
Senate OKs MAP grant funding, 37-0
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Funding for the Monetary Award Program that provides need-based grants to thousands of low-income college students in Illinois was approved by the Democratic-dominated Senate Wednesday. The vote was 37-0, with 14 Republicans voting... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Senate committee OKs MAP grant fundingSPRINGFIELD — Funding for a program that provides grants to more than 100,000 l
Senate committee OKs MAP grant funding
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — Funding for a program that provides grants to more than 100,000 low-income college students in Illinois would be restored under a bill approved by a Senate committee Wednesday. On party lines, the Senate Executive Committee voted to... Read more
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The Washington Times
ROBERT KNIGHT: Attack on election reformsAlthough people in the nation’s smallest state can obtain photo voter IDs with
ROBERT KNIGHT: Attack on election reforms
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
Although people in the nation’s smallest state can obtain photo voter IDs with ease, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says that requiring an ID in order to vote is a hardship. The group’s Rhode Island chapter has demanded an end to the... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
New locomotives should bring express runs to Worcester Posted Aug. 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM At this ver
New locomotives should bring express runs to Worcester
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Posted Aug. 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 10, 2015 at 6:00 AM At this very moment, approximately a half dozen brand new locomotives are sitting in the Providence and Worcester railroad yard... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Play more to the middle, Edgar advisesThe last Republican to be elected to two terms as governor of Illinois has some
Play more to the middle, Edgar advises
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
The last Republican to be elected to two terms as governor of Illinois has some advice for his political party: Don't ignore the broad middle of the electorate. A recent Gallup Poll said that 46 percent of voters consider themselves independent and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Transcript from the 2015 GOP DebateThe following is a transcript of the Republican presidential primary debate hos
Transcript from the 2015 GOP Debate
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 27 days ago
The following is a transcript of the Republican presidential primary debate hosted by Fox News at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. SPEAKERS: FORMER GOV. RICK PERRY, R-TEXAS FORMER SEN. RICK SANTORUM, R-PA. SEN. LINDSEY GRAHAM,... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Texas voter ID law gets the bootTexas’ voter identification law is no more — for now. But even as the ink drie
Texas voter ID law gets the boot
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Texas’ voter identification law is no more — for now. But even as the ink dried on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision, state and local Republican officials were digging their heels in for a legal fight over the law they say is... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
White hopes new drivers' facility will have better service, same costSecretary of State Jesse White enters the new drivers' services facility for th
White hopes new drivers' facility will have better service, same cost
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
Secretary of State Jesse White enters the new drivers' services facility for the first time before leading a press conference and tour there in Champaign on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. The facility will officially open on Tuesday, Aug. 11. CHAMPAIGN —... Read more

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