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2014/07/23 15:21
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King George III was “a Tyrant... unfit to be the ruler of a free people,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence just over 238 years ago. Ever since then, Americans have been...
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2014/07/23 12:20
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Gov. Pat Quinn is coming to Champaign on Friday for a fundraiser for Democratic state representative candidate Carol Ammons. But one prominent local Democrat still hasn't signed on to Ammons'...
2014/07/22 20:13
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday urged Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would provide oversight of the largely unregulated industry of ride-sharing, including requiring...
2014/07/22 20:12
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Race for state treasurer explodes over investments in Israel, Walgreen The normally ho-hum race for Illinois treasurer has suddenly erupted into a lively debate over where the state ought to invest...
2014/07/22 11:29
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... Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner kept up his drumbeat for Illinois term limits, saying Monday that "voters deserve a voice" on the issue and that the effort to put a measure on the...
2014/07/22 03:13
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A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it’s so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf" at the Library of Congress. “It almost has a magical quality to...
2014/07/21 22:30
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July 20, 2014 The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan Thank you, Ken Gray Ken Gray wanted to stand out. Mission accomplished. The longtime congressman, who died July 12 at 89, was known for his...
2014/07/20 11:29
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Just days before the 2010 gubernatorial election, two of Gov. Pat Quinn's top lieutenants were talking about expanding a controversial anti-crime grant program to East St. Louis. That program, called...
2014/07/19 03:13
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Rahm Emanuel, the beloved mayor of Chicago, has a problem. He's beloved by the national media, by uber-wealthy Democrats on the coasts, by reporters he served with leaks and tips in New York and...
2014/07/19 03:13
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I figure it's got to be John Bills, a former precinct worker for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. Bills, a former city official who lined up the deal and handled the program, has been charged...
2014/07/19 01:19
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I recently met Daniel Biss, a Democratic state senator from Illinois, at a conference on financial security organized by the Aspen Institute. He is intelligent, politically savvy and courageous and...
2014/07/18 21:12
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Illinois House on national GOP's target list (AP) — National Republican legislative groups say eroding Democratic control in the Illinois House is a top goal this November. Officials from the...
2014/07/18 17:12
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Term limits case gets the slow lane to the Supreme Court The Illinois Supreme Court has refused to do an expedited review of a lower court ruling that barred a referendum on term limits from...
2014/07/18 16:19
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If Illinois' new pension law is found unconstitutional, which looks more likely in light of a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, one obvious remedy is to amend the constitution. “We need that...
2014/07/18 10:40
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Republicans in November will try to undo some of the 2012 damage Democrats did to their ranks in Springfield, but the campaign cash reports released this week showed the challenges they'll face trying...
2014/07/18 02:29
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... The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators. Without comment, the court took a pass on an appeal...
2014/07/16 12:20
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URBANA — Urbana Republican Kristin Williamson reports having more than $47,000 in her campaign fund — some $15,500 more than her Democratic opponent, Urbana City Council member Carol...
2014/07/16 11:12
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Amending the Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform If the state's new pension law is found unconstitutional, which looks more likely in light of a recent Illinois Supreme Court...
2014/07/15 11:26
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That question should be posed to every candidate for Illinois House and Senate in the Nov. 4 election. Voters ought to know before the election whether candidates plan to serve a full term or they...
2014/07/13 03:30
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CHICAGO (AP) _ A new state law aims to help Illinois students with dyslexia. The law entitles dyslexic students to special education services. It also creates a reading instruction advisory group...
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