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3 hrs ago | WTAX-AM Springfield
Tom Immel represents the House of Rainbow, which provides transitional housing to parolees for up to 90 days.
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7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
The Obama administration said Wednesday that it will allow consumers to keep health insurance policies that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act into 2017, three years later than originally envisioned.
11 hrs ago | The Washington Post
In this Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, venture capitalist Bruce Rauner, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Illinois governor, speaks during a business forum in Mount Prospect, Ill.
11 hrs ago | National Public Radio
When superrich Republican Bruce Rauner decided to run for governor of Illinois, it was clear this wouldn't be the kind of race the state was accustomed to.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
With less than two weeks until the March 18th Illinois Primary Election, the Republican race for governor this week seemed like a replay of the last two weeks.
17 hrs ago | RiverBender.com
Lawmakers are pushing a plan that might help college students get interest free loans for school.
Hillary Clinton, whose every move now is seen through the prism of her possible presidential aspirations, was asked on Wednesday whether it was important for the United States to elect a female president.
Illinois gun activists announced plans to encourage state lawmakers to relax the list of outlawed places for concealed carry during their annual lobbying day in Springfield.
The man chosen to be the Southern Illinois University system's president soon may learn whether his Ohio employer will let him out of his contract earlier to start his new job.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is a Democrat in a solidly blue state, but it will be tough for him to win re-election.
The Illinois' House Speaker and Democratic party chair is introducing legislation that would fund the building of a presidential library honoring President Barack Obama.
A proposal that'd make it illegal for motorists to smoke in cars with children is advancing in the Illinois legislature.
One of the newest mailpieces from Sam Rosenberg, the Democratic candidate for the Illinois House in the 103rd District, gets an award for political chutzpah.
A newly released We Ask America poll yesterday is showing Bruce Rauner is holding a 25-point lead over his closest opponent with just two weeks before the March 18 primary.
Three Illinois congressmen have signed a letter asking for a federal investigation into the handling and potential health effects of petroleum coke.
Liberals are bristling over former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin 's 2008 prediction that Russian President Vladimir Putin would one day invade Ukraine .
2. If the Illinois Supreme Court throws out last year's pension reform plan, what kind of alternative pension reform -- if any -- would you propose? I hope the Court strikes the sections of the law that violate the state's contractual and constitutional obligations to its employees.