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Crain's Chicago Business
Bruce Rauner is nothing like Donald Trump. Or is he?have their bogeymen. For Rauner, it's always about Madigan, but he's also refer
Bruce Rauner is nothing like Donald Trump. Or is he?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 hours ago
have their bogeymen. For Rauner, it's always about Madigan, but he's also referred to Illinois Supreme Court justices and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton as “corrupt.” For Trump, it's Hillary Clinton—and anyone else who crosses him. But... Read more
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The Hill
Sanders consultants join up with Wasserman Schultz’s primary opponentalso did work for other progressive primary challengers this cycle, including O
Sanders consultants join up with Wasserman Schultz’s primary opponent
The Hill / Posted yesterday
also did work for other progressive primary challengers this cycle, including Ohio Senate candidate P.G. Sittenfeld and Illinois Senate candidate Andrea Zopp. Wasserman Schultz resigned as DNC chairwoman this week after leaked emails appeared... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Under Pressure: This Could Be The Most Important Speech Of Hillary Clinton's LifeDemocratic nomination at this convention, as she had hoped to do. Instead, afte
Under Pressure: This Could Be The Most Important Speech Of Hillary Clinton's Life
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic nomination at this convention, as she had hoped to do. Instead, after a bitter primary battle with that young Illinois Senate candidate, she put aside their past differences. NPR's Mara Liasson reported: "Hillary Clinton delivered an... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Under Pressure: This Could Be The Most Important Speech Of Hillary Clinton's LifeDemocratic nomination at this convention, as she had hoped to do. Instead, afte
Under Pressure: This Could Be The Most Important Speech Of Hillary Clinton's Life
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Democratic nomination at this convention, as she had hoped to do. Instead, after a bitter primary battle with that young Illinois Senate candidate, she put aside their past differences. NPR's Mara Liasson reported: "Hillary Clinton delivered an... Read more
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Air Force Times
Iraq War vet Duckworth is among the notables for Democrats' final convention nightin chief wants to pull out of NATO.” Duckworth is running against Republican a
Iraq War vet Duckworth is among the notables for Democrats' final convention night
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
in chief wants to pull out of NATO.” Duckworth is running against Republican and fellow veteran Sen. Mark Kirk for an Illinois Senate seat this fall, and has already joined a lengthy list of Democratic candidates using the threat of a Trump... Read more
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Daily Mail
Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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The Columbian
AP source says site for Obama’s presidential library selectedUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source says site for Obama’s presidential library selected
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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Roll Call
Plaintiffs in Duckworth Case Reject Settlement OfferTwo women involved in a lawsuit with Democratic Illinois Senate candidate Rep.
Plaintiffs in Duckworth Case Reject Settlement Offer
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Two women involved in a lawsuit with Democratic Illinois Senate candidate Rep. Tammy Duckworth have rejected a settlement reached last month. The lawsuit involving allegations of ethics violations dates back to when Duckworth was head of the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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Boston Herald
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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KXXV Waco
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosenUniversity of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarkin
AP source: Site for Obama's presidential library chosen
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law as he was embarking on a political career that led him to the Illinois Senate, the U.S. Senate and ultimately the White House. The university has said the library and presidential center... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Most Senate donors from outside IllinoisCounty Democrats annual picnic at Kickapoo State Park. Poshard served in the U
Most Senate donors from outside Illinois
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
County Democrats annual picnic at Kickapoo State Park. Poshard served in the U.S. House for six years, was in the Illinois Senate for four years, ran for governor in 1988 but lost to Republican George Ryan and was president of Southern... Read more
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Daily Herald
Top Republican lawmaker resigns suddenly citingquestions because he's so vocal on the platforms. He was finishing a second ter
Top Republican lawmaker resigns suddenly citing
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
questions because he's so vocal on the platforms. He was finishing a second term in the Illinois House after a stint in the Illinois Senate. "I have always recognized there is no greater privilege than being a father and husband," he said in the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: The naming of Tazewell Countywas approved by the Illinois House of Representatives in January 1827 was named
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: The naming of Tazewell County
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
was approved by the Illinois House of Representatives in January 1827 was named, “An Act Creating Mackinaw County.” The Illinois Senate, however, amended the title to read, “An Act Creating Tazewell County,” and it was in that form that the bill... Read more
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Philly.com
How Trump would mark a stark departure from historyof the United States in at least the last 100 years." Given Obama's four years
How Trump would mark a stark departure from history
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
of the United States in at least the last 100 years." Given Obama's four years in the U.S. Senate and eight years in the Illinois Senate, it's difficult to know what Giuliani meant. But by one undeniably pertinent measure, public service, Trump... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Democratic Party picks replacement McHenry County state's attorney candidateThis raises troubling questions of political opportunism and credibility," Kenn
Democratic Party picks replacement McHenry County state's attorney candidate
Northwest Herald / Posted 9 days ago
This raises troubling questions of political opportunism and credibility," Kenneally said. Flavin ran in 2002 for the Illinois Senate as a Democrat against Republican incumbent Dick Klemm. Flavin served six years as a Navy corpsman before... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Democratic Party selects Ray Flavin to replace Harrison as McHenry County State's Attorney candidateThis raises troubling questions of political opportunism and credibility," Kenn
Democratic Party selects Ray Flavin to replace Harrison as McHenry County State's Attorney candidate
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
This raises troubling questions of political opportunism and credibility," Kenneally said. Flavin ran in 2002 for the Illinois Senate as a Democrat against Republican incumbent Dick Klemm. Flavin served six years as a Navy corpsman before... Read more
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Gawker
A Blog Post By Me, Ashley Feinbergprograms to keep kids safe — working block by block to help people lift up thei
A Blog Post By Me, Ashley Feinberg
Gawker / Posted 10 days ago
programs to keep kids safe — working block by block to help people lift up their families. It’s what he did in the Illinois Senate, moving people from welfare to jobs, passing tax cuts for hard-working families, and making sure women get... Read more
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ABC News
The Michelle Obama Speech Melania Trump Is Accused of Cribbing Fromprograms to keep kids safe -- working block by block to help people lift up the
The Michelle Obama Speech Melania Trump Is Accused of Cribbing From
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
programs to keep kids safe -- working block by block to help people lift up their families. It's what he did in the Illinois Senate, moving people from welfare to jobs, passing tax cuts for hard working families, and making sure women get... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Rezin appointed to bipartisan commission to reform school funding formulaserved as a member of the bipartisan Education Funding Advisory Committee (EFAC
Rezin appointed to bipartisan commission to reform school funding formula
Bureau County Republican / Posted 12 days ago
served as a member of the bipartisan Education Funding Advisory Committee (EFAC) and currently serves as a member of the Illinois Senate Education Committee. “The earlier we can fix the funding formula, the better,” Rezin said. “By working in a... Read more
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Business Wire
Long-Stanton Manufacturing Mints Trump/Clinton “Indecision 2016” Campaign Coinof the United States after a long and contentious campaign. This followed on th
Long-Stanton Manufacturing Mints Trump/Clinton “Indecision 2016” Campaign Coin
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
of the United States after a long and contentious campaign. This followed on the heels of Douglas defeating Lincoln for the Illinois Senate seat in 1858. We’re pretty sure after campaigning against each other for years that they weren’t the best of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What are Illinois real pension options now?who in some ways has been the most accurate pension prognosticator in the state
What are Illinois real pension options now?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 days ago
who in some ways has been the most accurate pension prognosticator in the state. He's Eric Madiar, who as chief counsel to Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, correctly predicted that courts would turn thumbs down on a plan pushed by Speaker... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Lowdown on campaign funds for local raceslast week reported a respectable $39,411 on hand. But Bennett, aide by contrib
Lowdown on campaign funds for local races
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
last week reported a respectable $39,411 on hand. But Bennett, aide by contributions from labor unions and several of his Illinois Senate colleagues, reported $214,734 on hand, including more than $62,000 raised in the last three... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Monticello couple will chair fundraiserLiz and Tony Galbo of Monticello hold photos of their daughter, Gabby, who died
Monticello couple will chair fundraiser
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Liz and Tony Galbo of Monticello hold photos of their daughter, Gabby, who died of sepsis in May 2012. The Illinois Senate passed a bill Thursday April 21, 2016, known as Gabby's Law, that sponsor Sen Chapin Rose said would save lives. The bill now... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
KING5 Seattle / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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First Coast News
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
First Coast News / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
KTVB Boise / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might dobe just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid,
Few former senators have done what Evan Bayh might do
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 days ago
be just the third senator since 1956 to return after losing a re-election bid, according to Ostermeier. The Wisconsin and Illinois Senate seats are the likeliest pickups for Democrats this year, according to Kyle Kondick, managing editor of the... Read more
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Roll Call
Will Comey or Trump Get More Attention on the Hill?or as a reflection of past willingness to go against the partisan grain Tammy
Will Comey or Trump Get More Attention on the Hill?
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
or as a reflection of past willingness to go against the partisan grain Tammy Duckworth could conclude her lead in the Illinois Senate race will only grow if she puts a bit of judicious distance between herself and Clinton. Gerald E. Connolly... Read more
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Business Insurance
Political stalemate keeps workers comp reforms in limbopayments, among other things. “The result of this November’s election in (the
Political stalemate keeps workers comp reforms in limbo
Business Insurance / Posted 24 days ago
payments, among other things. “The result of this November’s election in (the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate) will determine whether or not there’s any further progress on the Turnaround Agenda items,” said Stephen... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois' GOP establishment takes a pass on Cleveland conventionbeyond that the list gets pretty thin, including just a few legislators, and so
Illinois' GOP establishment takes a pass on Cleveland convention
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
beyond that the list gets pretty thin, including just a few legislators, and some county and municipal officials, but not Illinois Senate GOP Leader Christine Radogno, though her House counterpart, Jim Durkin, is planning to attend. Some party... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
As late budgets go, Illinois has no equalIn this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton
As late budgets go, Illinois has no equal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, listens to lawmakers debate stop gap budget legislation while on the Senate floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Illinois... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealwon't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leade
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal
Connecticut Post / Posted 29 days ago
won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, left, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, right, look on. less Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealwon't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leade
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal
Greenwich Time / Posted 29 days ago
won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, left, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, right, look on. less Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to... Read more
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The News-Times
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealwon't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leade
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal
The News-Times / Posted 29 days ago
won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, left, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, right, look on. less Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealwon't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leade
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, left, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, right, look on. less Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget dealwon't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leade
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt Illinois budget deal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
won't end the yearlong gridlock on a full budget. Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, left, and Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, right, look on. less Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending dealIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending deal
Darien News-Review / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending dealIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending deal
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending dealIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois lawmakers, governor OK stopgap spending deal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will signIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will sign
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will signIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will sign
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will signIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will sign
The New Canaan News / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will signIllinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal; governor will sign
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, looks on as Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, speaks to reporters after leaving Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office at the Illinois State Capitol Wednesday, June 29, 2016,... Read more
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