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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sexual harassment troubles mount in statehouses around the countrywho is running for governor, of making inappropriate comments and unwanted touc
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
who is running for governor, of making inappropriate comments and unwanted touching in recent years. ILLINOIS » Sen. Ira Silverstein: The senator was accused of harassment by a victim rights advocate. He has since resigned from his leadership... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
After three years of silence, action on sexual harassment in Springfieldin the interim. One of those unheard complaints involved a sexual harassment al
The Journal-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
in the interim. One of those unheard complaints involved a sexual harassment allegation by a lobbyist against state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago. "Tom Homer was frustrated because he said the job lacked teeth," Bivins said. Part of that lack... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner signs lawmakers' sexual harassment bills but says they should have done moreadvocated by Denise Rotheimer, a victim rights activist whose public harassment
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
advocated by Denise Rotheimer, a victim rights activist whose public harassment allegations against Democratic state Sen. Ira Silverstein of Chicago ratcheted up pressure on lawmakers to fill the empty inspector general post. Rotheimer told the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitydifference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer,
Daily Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said she’d filed a complaint with the legislative inspector... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitydifference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer,
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said she’d filed a complaint with the legislative inspector... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakersRotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Rotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she’d been harassed by state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, and could not find anyone to take her complaint. McConnaughay said she was stunned, because... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakersRotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Rotheimer, a victims rights activist, testified at a committee hearing that she’d been harassed by state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, and could not find anyone to take her complaint. McConnaughay said she was stunned, because... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitydifference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer,
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
difference a few weeks can make. After legislative activist Denise Rotheimer, testifying at a hearing, accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment, said she’d filed a complaint with the legislative inspector... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legislators in scandals keep seats, if not statureactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Sen. Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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WA Today
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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The Age
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Silence lifts in state houses as harassment scandals bring swift penaltiesactivist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. Sh
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic majority caucus, had sent her midnight messages and asked numerous personal... Read more
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The Hill
In states, legislators face flood of harassment allegations(R), has been removed from his post, pending a House investigation into the leg
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
(R), has been removed from his post, pending a House investigation into the legislators’ behavior. Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein (D) was stripped of his leadership position as majority caucus chairman — and the $20,000 yearly stipend that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Lawmakers don't know what lewd behavior is?them have to recognize these admonitions as insultingly obvious. Then, again,
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
them have to recognize these admonitions as insultingly obvious. Then, again, none of them want to end up like state Sen. Ira Silverstein, the Chicago Democrat who was publicly denounced as a sexual harasser by a female lobbyist two weeks... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Thumbs-up to veterans who have served our countryvarious figures, including producer Harvey Weinstein and actors Kevin Spacey an
Northwest Herald / Posted 12 days ago
various figures, including producer Harvey Weinstein and actors Kevin Spacey and Louis C.K., politicians such as state Sen. Ira Silverstein, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and others. Some of the allegations are recent, and others are from years... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Why is Ira Silverstein still a member of the Illinois Senate?patched the holes in the accountability system that kept Denise Rotheimer’s sex
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
patched the holes in the accountability system that kept Denise Rotheimer’s sexual harassment complaint against Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, from going anywhere for more than a year. That’s a good start. Now what? The House and Senate... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Another view: Covering up for harassersin some musty drawer. That means when a female lobbyist sought to file a sexua
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
in some musty drawer. That means when a female lobbyist sought to file a sexual-harassment complaint against state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, there was no one to look into the matter. Subsequent news reports indicate that numerous... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan and the 'changing' culture in Springfieldin holy water to release the painful claw effect. Springfield sexual harassmen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
in holy water to release the painful claw effect. Springfield sexual harassment training follows accusations against Sen. Ira Silverstein, the Chicago Democrat with the long, sad face who categorically denies everything. But I’ll bet you the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why is Ira Silverstein still a member of the Illinois Senate?patched the holes in the accountability system that kept Denise Rotheimer’s sex
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
patched the holes in the accountability system that kept Denise Rotheimer’s sexual harassment complaint against Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, from going anywhere for more than a year. That’s a good start. Now what? The House and Senate... Read more
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The Telegraph
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messimpact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist D
The Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
impact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked on legislation. Silverstein has... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sexual-harassment reforms advance through Illinois Legislatureaccording to a resolution. The issue blew up further with an accusation that a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
according to a resolution. The issue blew up further with an accusation that a Democratic leader in the Senate, Ira Silverstein of Chicago, had sexually harassed a legislative activist while working with her on legislation. Silverstein,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Beware the long reach of #MeTooafter several women alleged that he had sexually harassed them years earlier at
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
after several women alleged that he had sexually harassed them years earlier at The New York Times. And Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein of Chicago lost his Democratic leadership position over a sexual harassment scandal in a Springfield... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandaryAP file photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
AP file photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandaryAP file photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
AP file photo Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks in May at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year, House Speaker Michael Madigan... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentsuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lawmakers unanimous in passing sex harassment legislationlast week when activist Denise Rotheimer testified before a House committee tha
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
last week when activist Denise Rotheimer testified before a House committee that she had been sexually harassed by Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago. She said a complaint was filed with the Legislative Inspector General, where it has languished... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentsuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentsuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois House puts student-loan rights into lawsuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Times and Democrat / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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The Sentinel
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
House fails to override 'right-work' measureFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measuresuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messimpact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist D
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
impact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked on legislation. Silverstein has... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
Rapid City Journal / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measureFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
Rapid City Journal / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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The News-Times
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measuresuch complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a l
The News-Times / Posted 15 days ago
such complaints to one year. Inaction became painfully clear last week when a legislative activist complained that Sen. Ira Silverstein had harassed her last year. Denise Rotheimer filed a complaint in November and wondered why nothing was... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messimpact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist D
The Middletown Press / Posted 15 days ago
impact of inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked on legislation. Silverstein has... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Was it 'harassment'? Messages between Silverstein and Rotheimer read more like adolescent flirtation“I sound like a high school boy,” says state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
“I sound like a high school boy,” says state Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, in a moment of blinding clarity on the 437th page of what I’m calling “The Silverstein-Rotheimer Papers,” a printout of 17 months’ worth of Facebook messages between... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messin the post. The inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative ac
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
in the post. The inaction became painfully clear last week when legislative activist Denise Rotheimer accused state Sen. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat, of sexual harassment last year while the two worked on legislation. Silverstein has... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
Fremont Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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The World
House OKs expanded authority for inspectorFILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-
The World / Posted 15 days ago
FILE - In this May 28, 2017 file photo, Illinois State Sen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield Ill. After Denise Rotheimer testified on Oct. 31, 2017, that Silverstein sexually harassed her last year,... Read more
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