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Rauner gets behind Illinois redistricting reform push for fall ballot

Rauner gets behind Illinois redistricting reform push for fall ballot

Rauner's supportive comments came the same day the Independent Maps coalition announced they had gathered more than double the 290,000-plus voter signatures needed to make the proposal eligible for ...
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At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

At the Vatican, Biden seeks common cause with pope on cancer

As he's done several times before, the pope gave voice to the moral argument behind a cause that Biden and President Barack Obama have sought to elevate, helping to skewer traditional partisan ...
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It's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income tax

It's time for Illinois to graduate to a progressive income tax

Blame the idiots in Springfield if you want, or blame the idiots who've enabled, even tacitly endorsed, their bipartisan fiscal irresponsibility by re-electing them over and over. Rail all day about ...
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US Senate Candidate Tammy Duckworth Fundraiser

US Senate Candidate Tammy Duckworth Fundraiser

Please join State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, along with Senator Pat McGuire, Rep. Linda Chapa-LaVia, Rep. Natalie Manley, and Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr. for a reception honoring Congresswoman Tammy ...
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Immigrants rush to apply for citizenship in last window before election

Immigrants rush to apply for citizenship in last window before election

But this year's election has struck a chord with immigrants. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump may not be the only reason for rising interest in citizenship, but he's a major one. ...
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Tribune editorial: Dennis Hastert deserves prison time, not probation

They eventually learned that Hastert had agreed to pay $3.5 million to cover up "past misconduct." He was making secret payments to a former student he'd allegedly sexually abused while coaching the ...
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Rauner, Madigan both blink on higher education money

Rauner, Madigan both blink on higher education money

Facing heat from rank-and-file members to do something before a weeklong break for Passover, Madigan held a vote Friday on a measure to spend $600 million to keep universities afloat through the ...
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Election lottery results: Democrat candidates to appear first on Will County ballot

Election lottery results: Democrat candidates to appear first on Will County ballot

Democratic candidates will appear first on the Nov. 8 election ballot, according to Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots’ office. Her office held a ballot placement lottery Thursday in her office ...
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Madigan Dems try to revive income tax plan to make wealthy pay higher rate

Still, it's a tough ask politically. While Lang contends the change would result in lower taxes for most workers, it's a tax hike for those who make more. Republicans say the state should focus on ...
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Plainfield Township Democratic Organization's Monthly Business Meeting

Plainfield Township Democratic Organization's Monthly Business Meeting Wednesday, May 4 th starting at 7pm CEMENO’S PIZZA -- 1630 ESSINGTON ROAD IN JOLIET ________________________________ Democratic ...
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Congresswoman Robin Kelly Fundraiser

Please join us in celebrating the 60th birthday of Robin Kelly Congressman Illinois 2nd Congressional District Thursday, May 5th, 2016 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Bocce's - 3909 211th Street, Matteson, IL ...
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Will County Board Committee shoots down loan request to Will County prison diversion program

Members Herbert Brooks, D-Joliet; Don Moran, D-Romeoville; and Judy Ogalla, R-Monee, voted to approve the loan. Eighty-six chronic offenders currently are in the ARI court program, where they ...
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Election lottery results: Democrat candidates to appear first on Will County ballot

Democratic candidates will appear first on the Nov. 8 election ballot, according to Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots’ office. Her office held a ballot placement lottery Thursday in her office ...
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US Senate Candidate Tammy Duckworth Fundraiser

Please join State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, along with Senator Pat McGuire, Rep. Linda Chapa-LaVia, Rep. Natalie Manley, and Rep. Larry Walsh, Jr. for a reception honoring Congresswoman Tammy ...
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Rauner gets behind Illinois redistricting reform push for fall ballot

Rauner's supportive comments came the same day the Independent Maps coalition announced they had gathered more than double the 290,000-plus voter signatures needed to make the proposal eligible for ...
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Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn Fundraiser

Come show your support for Will County Auditor and 11th Congressional State Central Committeeman Duffy Blackburn *3rd Game of the Crosstown Classic!! *3rd Night of the DNC (V.P. keynote address)!! ...

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