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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.
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In October 2002, Barack Obama, then an obscure state senator in Illinois, stood in Federal Plaza in Chicago and gave a speech about Iraq that launched his career toward the White House.
3 hrs ago | Black Enterprise
How do you reduce gun violence in a city like Chicago? You allow some people to legally carry concealed firearms in public.
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Imagine you earn $34,000 a year. You have more than $9,000 in credit card debt and an awful credit score.
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The Illinois Department of Transportation's 2013 "Click It or Ticket" mobilization, which began May 13, will run through Memorial Day.
15 hrs ago | Salon
What happens in Illinois doesn't stay in Illinois - especially when you're dealing with the national ramifications of a combined fracking and coal mining rush unparalleled in recent memory.
Extra police patrols will be on Cook County streets over the Memorial Day weekend, Sheriff Tom Dart said Friday.
By an 85-30 vote, the Illinois House moved on Friday to approve a law allowing certified residents to carry concealed firearms, which would end Illinois' status as the only state in the nation to completely prohibit carrying guns in public.
A Circuit Court judge in Illinois faces heroin and gun charges after a judicial colleague died of a drug overdose at his family cabin.
The new proposal, which emerged just this week, is sponsored by Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, and Rep.
Chicago is an ethnically diverse city and I can prove it with a book. The title of the book is "The Chicago Area Ethnic Handbook: A Guide To The Cultures and Traditions of our Region's Diverse Communities by Jeryl Levin and Cynthia Linton." In 1997, the Illinois Ethnic Coalition , published the first edition of The Ethnic Handbook: A Guide to the ... (more)
Boy, it sure makes a primary or election contest easier when your opponent pulls out, don't you think? Barack Obama has been managing to do that since he won the Democratic nomination for state senator in Illinois in 1996, and it helps explain the IRS harassment of conservatives and Tea Party groups since 2010.
In a letter to parents dated Thursday, District 202 Supt. Eric Witherspoon wrote that girls sent inappropriate photos to members of the ETHS varsity baseball team.
Lawmakers voted 37-19 to establish the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace and send the bill back to the House for further consideration.
The Illinois congressional delegation is asking President Barack Obama to make federal aid available to local governments in 25 counties impacted by floods earlier this month.
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A second person in two days has been arrested for demanding that Governor Pat Quinn meet with citizens about proposed fracking legislation.