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Chicago Tribune
U.S. Senate candidate Zopp: Byrd-Bennett's ties to firm were 'a plus, not a negative'Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett's ties to Supes Academy were vi
U.S. Senate candidate Zopp: Byrd-Bennett's ties to firm were 'a plus, not a negative'
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett's ties to Supes Academy were viewed as "a plus, not a negative" when the consulting firm landed a $20.5 million no-bid contract now linked to a federal criminal probe, former school board member and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Kirk: Keeping seniors safe from identity theftMedicare recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, and, in 2014, the program co
Kirk: Keeping seniors safe from identity theft
Northwest Herald / Posted yesterday
Medicare recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, and, in 2014, the program covered 54 million people, including my mother, Judy. Americans like her, who worked hard and played by the rules, deserve security�and access to care�in their senior years.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemptionWASHINGTON — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuc
Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemption
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, is leading the effort... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemptionWASHINGTON (AP) - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Ira
Illinois' Durbin gets a shot at political redemption
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, is leading the... Read more
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Denver Post
Iran deal gives Sen. Durbin a shot at political redemptionWASHINGTON (AP) — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Ira
Iran deal gives Sen. Durbin a shot at political redemption
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, is leading the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Iran deal gives Sen. Durbin a shot at political redemptionWASHINGTON (AP) - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Ira
Iran deal gives Sen. Durbin a shot at political redemption
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all its fraught politics and geopolitical import, the Iran nuclear agreement offers something very personal for Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois: a chance at political redemption. Durbin, the No. 2 Senate Democrat, is leading the... Read more
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Business Wire
Senator Kirk Explores Healthcare Innovation at MATTERCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) today toured healthcare
Senator Kirk Explores Healthcare Innovation at MATTER
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) today toured healthcare technology incubator MATTER to discuss the future of healthcare with entrepreneurs and industry leaders. Located in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, MATTER is a community of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Schaumburg Business Association watching 8th District race closelyCandidates vying for the 8th Congressional District next fall haven't courted t
Schaumburg Business Association watching 8th District race closely
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Candidates vying for the 8th Congressional District next fall haven't courted the Schaumburg Business Association yet. But President Kaili Harding says they'd be wise to. Harding said current 8th District U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a Hoffman... Read more
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Op-Ed News
More Democratic Senators Support Iran DealSenator Charles Schumer, Democrat of New York and leader of the pro-Israel forc
More Democratic Senators Support Iran Deal
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
Senator Charles Schumer, Democrat of New York and leader of the pro-Israel forces in the Senate, announced on August 6, that he would oppose President Obama's effort to gain congressional support for the P5+1 nuclear deal with Iran. At the time,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Duckworth, Foster, undecided on Iran dealDemocratic U.S. Reps. Bill Foster of Naperville and Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman
Duckworth, Foster, undecided on Iran deal
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Democratic U.S. Reps. Bill Foster of Naperville and Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates remain undecided about the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran, with other suburban members of Congress largely split along party lines. In the Senate,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democrat Bullwinkel says she'll run for Duckworth seatVilla Park Village President Deborah Bullwinkel announced plans Tuesday to run
Democrat Bullwinkel says she'll run for Duckworth seat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Villa Park Village President Deborah Bullwinkel announced plans Tuesday to run for the Democratic House nomination in the 8th Congressional District. The Villa Park village president on Tuesday announced plans to run for the Democratic U.S. House... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Guest View: Ex-Im Bank's important to Illinois businessesThe Ex-Im Bank makes the export market work better, leveling the playing field
Guest View: Ex-Im Bank's important to Illinois businesses
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
The Ex-Im Bank makes the export market work better, leveling the playing field for U.S. companies that compete against foreign rivals who receive not only financing, but often direct cash subsidies or other special treatment from their own... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Corporate, Koch Money Dominates Early 2016 Senate Race SpendingWASHINGTON -- The race for control of the Senate is already underway -- and it
Corporate, Koch Money Dominates Early 2016 Senate Race Spending
The Huffington Post / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The race for control of the Senate is already underway -- and it is being fueled by outside groups that do not disclose their donors. In nine key Senate races, outside groups have already spent at least $12.5 million on advertising and... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Rauner ‘attacks’The party controlling both houses of the General Assembly marked Democrat Day a
Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Rauner ‘attacks’
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The party controlling both houses of the General Assembly marked Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair in the unfamiliar position of defense, locked in a row with Rauner over a state budget. The first-time officeholder, carrying an agenda to curb... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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The Times Leader
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The Times Leader / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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The Marietta Times
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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ABC News
AP NewsBreak: Chamber Weighs Role in Democratic PrimariesThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries i
AP NewsBreak: Chamber Weighs Role in Democratic Primaries
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal memo obtained... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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Daily Herald
The Latest on Springfield: Duckworth criticizes GOP's KirkSPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats gathe
The Latest on Springfield: Duckworth criticizes GOP's Kirk
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats gather for their annual Democratic County Chairman's Association brunch and Democrat Day festivities at the Illinois State Fair: Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Gov. Bruce Rauner 'attacks'The party controlling both houses of the General Assembly marked Democrat Day a
Democrats pledge to stand united in face of Gov. Bruce Rauner 'attacks'
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The party controlling both houses of the General Assembly marked Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair in the unfamiliar position of defense, locked in a row with Rauner over a state budget. The first-time officeholder, carrying an agenda to curb... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primariesWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Demo
AP NewsBreak: Chamber weighs role in Democratic primaries
New Jersey Herald / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a major role in Democratic primaries in key congressional races nationally, which could produce weakened nominees who would be more easily defeated by Republicans, according to an internal... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Democrats Pledge to Stand United in Face of Rauner 'Attacks'Illinois Democrats, set back on their heels by an "epic struggle" with first-ye
Democrats Pledge to Stand United in Face of Rauner 'Attacks'
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
Illinois Democrats, set back on their heels by an "epic struggle" with first-year Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, pledged Thursday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in opposition while a potentially bruising primary for a U.S. Senate race took shape. With... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois Democrats gather for Democrat Day at State FairDemocratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner's reduction
Illinois Democrats gather for Democrat Day at State Fair
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
Democratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner's reductions in spending for autism services, epilepsy patients and other social services. Lang spoke Thursday at the state fair's Democrat Day. Rauner campaigned on a "turnaround... Read more
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Daily Herald
Zopp: Cook decision not to Duckworth a big victoryDemocratic U.S. Senate candidates Tammy Duckworth and Andrea Zopp made one of t
Zopp: Cook decision not to Duckworth a big victory
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Tammy Duckworth and Andrea Zopp made one of their first pitches to a statewide audience of party faithful today, the day after Cook County leaders decided to endorse neither. Zopp, former CEO of the Chicago Urban... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
The Latest on Springfield: Zopp making Senate bid officialSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats g
The Latest on Springfield: Zopp making Senate bid official
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats gather for their annual Democratic County Chairman's Association brunch and Democrat Day festivities at the Illinois State Fair: 9:50 a.m. Former federal prosecutor and... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
The Latest on Springfield: Zopp making Senate bid officialSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats g
The Latest on Springfield: Zopp making Senate bid official
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The latest on activities in Springfield as Democrats gather for their annual Democratic County Chairman's Association brunch and Democrat Day festivities at the Illinois State Fair: 9:50 a.m. Former federal prosecutor and... Read more
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WBEZ91.5
Cook County Democrats choose not to endorse in two big racesAnybody who thinks the old way of Chicago politics is fading, hasn’t been by th
Cook County Democrats choose not to endorse in two big races
WBEZ91.5 / Posted 12 days ago
Anybody who thinks the old way of Chicago politics is fading, hasn’t been by the Erie Cafe this week. All day Tuesday, and most of the day Wednesday, 80 Cook County Democratic heavyweights — including familiar names like Burke, Madigan and Berrios —... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State FairDemocrats are getting their day at the Illinois State Fair. Top Democrats will
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State Fair
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
Democrats are getting their day at the Illinois State Fair. Top Democrats will rally Thursday for what is considered the unofficial kickoff of the 2016 election cycle. Among those expected to take the stage are two potential nominees for U. S.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Duckworth, Zopp fail to score Cook County backing for U.S. SenateThe two highest-profile Democratic U.S. Senate candidates failed Wednesday to p
Duckworth, Zopp fail to score Cook County backing for U.S. Senate
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
The two highest-profile Democratic U.S. Senate candidates failed Wednesday to persuade a majority of Cook County party leaders to endorse them. As a result, Democratic committeemen from the city and suburbs voted in favor of an "open primary" in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democrats get their day at Illinois fair to rebut Rauner, look ahead to 2016Democrats get their day at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday, an opportunity
Democrats get their day at Illinois fair to rebut Rauner, look ahead to 2016
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Democrats get their day at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday, an opportunity to use the fairgrounds stage to rebut Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner while looking ahead to next year's election. Democrats surrendered their right to the fair's Governor's... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State FairSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats are getting their day at the Illinois State
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State Fair
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats are getting their day at the Illinois State Fair. Top Democrats will rally Thursday for what is considered the unofficial kickoff of the 2016 election cycle. Among those expected to take the stage are two... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State FairSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats are getting their day at the Illinois State
Democrats get their day to rally at Illinois State Fair
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats are getting their day at the Illinois State Fair. Top Democrats will rally Thursday for what is considered the unofficial kickoff of the 2016 election cycle. Among those expected to take the stage are two... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Sen. Mark Kirk a No-Show at State Fair 'Governor's Day'Wednesday was a big day for the GOP at the Illinois State Fair as it marked the
Sen. Mark Kirk a No-Show at State Fair 'Governor's Day'
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
Wednesday was a big day for the GOP at the Illinois State Fair as it marked the first "Governor's Day" with a Republican governor in 12 years, but one notable member of the party was missing during the festivities. Sen. Mark Kirk, who faces a tough... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sheriff Dart should hand his fight against sex trade to the feds nowCook County Sheriff Tom Dart has long been frustrated with Internet sites that
Sheriff Dart should hand his fight against sex trade to the feds now
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has long been frustrated with Internet sites that he says openly and profitably promote prostitution and online sex trafficking. Dart says it would be impossible for him to investigate the thousands of people who post... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Rauner attends Governor's Day at State FairSPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The party started early at Governor’s Day at the Illinois S
Rauner attends Governor's Day at State Fair
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The party started early at Governor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield Thursday. Governor Bruce Rauner’s attended a breakfast for Republican leaders and offered another service of his turnaround agenda. Rauner... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoesSARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, I
Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
SARA BURNETT, Associated Press JOHN O'CONNOR, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A re-energized Illinois Republican Party celebrated its newfound influence Wednesday, with party leaders telling a cheering crowd at the Illinois State Fair... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Gov. Bruce Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes"The only cuts that were done were by the governor," Madigan spokesman Steve Br
Gov. Bruce Rauner, GOP rally at state fair; Dems prepare to undo vetoes
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
"The only cuts that were done were by the governor," Madigan spokesman Steve Brown retorted, "so if the guy wants to look about for who's responsible for cuts, he should just stare right in the mirror, and that mug he sees coming back at him is 'Mr.... Read more
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FOX News
Senators: Obama administration hiding secret Iran deal lettersAug 14, 1015: Secretary of State John Kerry boards his aircraft prior to his de
Senators: Obama administration hiding secret Iran deal letters
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
Aug 14, 1015: Secretary of State John Kerry boards his aircraft prior to his departure at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba. (AP) Two leading U.S. senators are calling on the Obama administration to release secret letters to foreign... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner blames 'Chicago political machine' for budget breakdownRepublican Bruce Rauner celebrated his first Governor's Day at the Illinois Sta
Rauner blames 'Chicago political machine' for budget breakdown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Republican Bruce Rauner celebrated his first Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair by blaming the "Chicago machine" and Democrats who control the legislature for running a "dictatorship" that caused the state's lengthy budget impasse and dictated... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cook County Democrats won't endorse Duckworth or ZoppCook County Democrats won't endorse a candidate in the U.S. Senate primary race
Cook County Democrats won't endorse Duckworth or Zopp
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Cook County Democrats won't endorse a candidate in the U.S. Senate primary race between U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates and Chicago Urban League head Andrea Zopp. The two will compete on March 15 for the chance to take on Republican... Read more
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