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Breitbart
Emerson College Poll: Clinton 45%, Trump 39% in IllinoisJohnson were tied with 15% apiece, and Stein was close behind them with 12%. E
Emerson College Poll: Clinton 45%, Trump 39% in Illinois
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Johnson were tied with 15% apiece, and Stein was close behind them with 12%. Emerson also found a virtual dead heat in the Illinois Senate, with Democrat Tammy Duckworth just two points ahead of incumbent Republican Mark Kirk, 41% to 39%. Kirk has... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois schools pushed to test water for high lead levelsfor lead in water sources, a district representative said. A bill that would r
Illinois schools pushed to test water for high lead levels
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
for lead in water sources, a district representative said. A bill that would require schools to test for lead passed the Illinois Senate, 48-5, in May and will potentially be considered in the House during the Veto Session that begins in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Kacich: Kirk lagging behind in fundraising locallycounty facilities improvements, including improvements to the satellite jail, t
Kacich: Kirk lagging behind in fundraising locally
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
county facilities improvements, including improvements to the satellite jail, the county nursing home and other buildings. Illinois Senate Republicans shakeup Congratulations to area state Sens. Chapin Rose of Mahomet and Jason Barickman of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Kirk lagging behind in fundraising locallycounty facilities improvements, including improvements to the satellite jail, t
Kirk lagging behind in fundraising locally
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
county facilities improvements, including improvements to the satellite jail, the county nursing home and other buildings. Illinois Senate Republicans shakeup Congratulations to area state Sens. Chapin Rose of Mahomet and Jason Barickman of... Read more
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Raw Story
Illinois lawmaker quit after being blackmailed by Filipino ‘sextortion’ ring: policeline and sinker,” he said. Sandack is a Chicago lawyer and former mayor of Dow
Illinois lawmaker quit after being blackmailed by Filipino ‘sextortion’ ring: police
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
line and sinker,” he said. Sandack is a Chicago lawyer and former mayor of Downers Grove. He was appointed in 2010 to the Illinois Senate to fill in for a senator who resigned. He went on to be elected to the House for his district. Sandack also... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Series of local candidate forums begins Sept. 29CHAMPAIGN — Three nights of candidate forums, beginning later this month, will
Series of local candidate forums begins Sept. 29
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — Three nights of candidate forums, beginning later this month, will feature candidates for the 52nd Illinois Senate District, four countywide races, a county board seat and, possibly, the 13th Congressional District. The candidate forums,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner-Aligned Group Releases Trailer for 'Madigan' Docincluding the Chicago Tribune's John Kass, University of Illinois professor and
Rauner-Aligned Group Releases Trailer for 'Madigan' Doc
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
including the Chicago Tribune's John Kass, University of Illinois professor and political observer Dick Simpson, former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones, law professor and drafter of the 1970 Illinois Constitution Ann Lousin, former state... Read more
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CNBC
Trump is right about the debates. It's time to dump the moderatormodel. Consider the debates that set the standard for American politics – the 1
Trump is right about the debates. It's time to dump the moderator
CNBC / Posted 10 days ago
model. Consider the debates that set the standard for American politics – the 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates for the Illinois Senate seat. The two candidates were on stage alone, each presenting their best arguments without any potential or... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Lots of talk, little action on funding schoolspublic-school funding inequities, but they sure have spent a lot of time talkin
Jim Dey: Lots of talk, little action on funding schools
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
public-school funding inequities, but they sure have spent a lot of time talking about them. Several years ago, the Illinois Senate created a bipartisan committee to study the school-funding formula problem and make recommendations. There... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County League of Women Voters to hold candidate forumsfor three state offices are scheduled for the second forum Sept. 19. They inclu
McHenry County League of Women Voters to hold candidate forums
Northwest Herald / Posted 18 days ago
for three state offices are scheduled for the second forum Sept. 19. They include candidates for the 26th and 32nd Illinois Senate districts, and the 63rd Illinois House. The next two forums will be for candidates for McHenry County Board.... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
'Lochte a disgrace' and other itemsus. How arrogant they are. Exception granted? Gov. [Rod] Blagojevich was sent
'Lochte a disgrace' and other items
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
us. How arrogant they are. Exception granted? Gov. [Rod] Blagojevich was sent to prison for trying to sell a seat in the Illinois Senate. The U.S. and state constitution, plus federal and state statutes and case law, all forbid an elected... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
More gun carnageThat tide may be turning (Republican candidates have won pro-gun-control endors
More gun carnage
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
That tide may be turning (Republican candidates have won pro-gun-control endorsements in the key Pennsylvania and Illinois Senate races) but not enough for the current Congress. Like in Chicago, Baltimore's problems with gun violence are... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Government at its beston the verbal level, but the disdain, lack of respect and cooperation that exis
Government at its best
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
on the verbal level, but the disdain, lack of respect and cooperation that exists between the governor and leaders of the Illinois Senate and House are not in the best interests of the citizens they allege to serve. Both Rutland and Grafton... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County clerk, League of Women Voters to host mock elections at high schoolschoose a comptroller in a special election, and contested local races for Gener
McHenry County clerk, League of Women Voters to host mock elections at high schools
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
choose a comptroller in a special election, and contested local races for General Assembly seats include the 26th and 32nd Illinois Senate districts, and the 63rd and 66th Illinois House districts. A grant obtained by the League of Women Voters is... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?the vacancy left by former State Senator Barack Obama’s election to the U.S. Se
City Club of Chicago: Elected School Board: Yes or No?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
the vacancy left by former State Senator Barack Obama’s election to the U.S. Senate. A leading progressive voice in the Illinois Senate, Raoul has allowed real life experiences to shape his legislative philosophy. Since his arrival in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Ray Flavin wants to offer voters choice in race for state’s attorneyafter a short period of working alongside another lawyer, he has worked on his
Ray Flavin wants to offer voters choice in race for state’s attorney
Northwest Herald / Posted 28 days ago
after a short period of working alongside another lawyer, he has worked on his own ever since. In 2002, Flavin ran for the Illinois Senate as a Democrat against Republican incumbent Dick Klemm. Bianchi defeated Flavin and another challenger in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tollway to railroad: Get on board with O'Hare road or face lawsuitcan agree to," Creel wrote. Schillerstrom followed up with a July 25 letter to
Tollway to railroad: Get on board with O'Hare road or face lawsuit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
can agree to," Creel wrote. Schillerstrom followed up with a July 25 letter to Elliott and Rauner, copying members of the Illinois Senate and congressional delegations, expressing surprise at Creel's letter. Schillerstrom said if CP kills the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rauner says he'll stay out of Murphy replacementleaders very much control that process, and I assume they'll come up with a ver
Rauner says he'll stay out of Murphy replacement
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
leaders very much control that process, and I assume they'll come up with a very good person." Murphy doesn't leave the Illinois Senate until mid-September and it'll be up to local Republican officials to fill the seat for a term that ends in... Read more

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