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2014/04/23 19:46
2014/04/23 19:46
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Debate over President Barack Obama's presidential library and museum is getting hotter by the millisecond -- or so it seems -- as Illinois politicians, media pundits and the voting public weigh in on...
2014/04/23 19:46
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2014/04/22 01:47
2014/04/22 01:47
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Sen. John Sullivan is unsure how he will vote when it comes to making a decision about Illinois' temporary tax increase. "I'm not going to make my decision until I have all of the figures and facts...
2014/04/19 02:44
2014/04/19 02:44
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SPRINGFIELD | Job recommendations and university application referrals from Illinois lawmakers should be tracked and publicized after clout-related scandals at the University of Illinois and the Metra...
2014/04/17 14:44
2014/04/17 14:44
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Reducing money's influence in politics There's no doubt that money influences politics - in big ways. Big money influences politics in even bigger ways, sometimes leading to corruption. That's why...
2014/04/13 12:20
2014/04/13 12:20
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Democratic congressional candidate Ann Callis will be outed today in a piece in The New York Times Sunday magazine. It's not for anything she has said — she's been cautious enough to say little in the...
2014/04/13 04:51
2014/04/13 04:51
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Good news for the great majority of Illinois voters who are fed up with politicians rigging the electoral maps: A grass-roots effort to amend the state constitution has collected almost 350,000...
2014/04/12 02:14
2014/04/12 02:14
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Nerves are frayed at the Capitol earlier than usual this year as state lawmakers careen from political pressure points to governmental crises. In rapid succession, they went through a primary...
2014/04/12 01:14
2014/04/12 01:14
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Feb. 8, 2011. Michael Madigan sounded the knell, his cadence solemn. The man who runs Springfield warned of a new and austere epoch. His topic was pension funds edging toward dry-hole desperation. But...
2014/04/10 03:13
2014/04/10 03:13
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Good news for the great majority of Illinois voters who are fed up with politicians rigging the electoral maps: A grass-roots effort to amend the state constitution has collected almost 350,000...
2014/04/08 19:14
2014/04/08 19:14
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SPRINGFIELD — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s partial city pension overhaul passed the House today as Speaker Michael Madigan’s Democrats got enough help from sympathetic Republicans who said they wanted to help...
2014/04/03 18:14
2014/04/03 18:14
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Republican state senators are criticizing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn for using a legal loophole to gain more time to help get two appointees confirmed. Quinn and the Senate...
2014/04/03 05:30
2014/04/03 05:30
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Updated: Wednesday, April 2 2014, 11:47 PM CDTA House committee quickly passed a pension reform bill on Wednesday for two Chicago pension funds, which could possibly be a model for downstate towns and...
2014/04/02 18:14
2014/04/02 18:14
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Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday trotted out his running mate Paul Vallas to hammer Republican challenger Bruce Rauner’s position that the state income tax rate should rolled back, saying doing so would...
2014/04/02 18:14
2014/04/02 18:14
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SPRINGFIELD — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pension proposal cleared the first of several hurdles shortly after House Speaker Michael Madigan unveiled a measure today that sets a course for property tax hikes...
2014/04/01 16:19
2014/04/01 16:19
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn used a procedural move sidestepping a deadline to have two cabinet members reappointments approved by the state Senate. The Springfield bureau of Lee...
2014/03/31 23:13
2014/03/31 23:13
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SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn pulled an end run on state lawmakers to salvage the jobs of two Cabinet members and dodge a short-term showdown with African-American and Latino lawmakers whose support he...
2014/03/30 21:24
2014/03/30 21:24
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Please enable Javascript to watch this video Article Extras SPRINGFIELD — Former Gov. Richard Ogilvie and one-time gubernatorial contender Dawn Clark Netsch crashed their political careers because...
2014/03/29 12:20
2014/03/29 12:20
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GOP critics say governor hasn't kept promises to pay state's debts Fresh from proposing that legislators make the state's temporary 5 percent income tax permanent, Gov. Pat Quinn warned Friday that...
2014/03/28 03:14
2014/03/28 03:14
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The Democratic bosses who run things with a perpetual smirk on their faces, and their hapless frontman Gov. Patrick Quinn, just slapped hardworking taxpayers in the mouth. Of course they waited until...
2014/03/27 16:02
2014/03/27 16:02
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Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday called for making permanent the temporary 67 percent income tax hike he signed into law in 2011. Quinn sought a spoonful of sugar to help that bitter pill go...
2014/04/23 19:46
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