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The State of Illinois will be paying three attorneys up to $200 per hour to represent Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford in a lawsuit filed by a former employee.
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Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin suggested on Saturday that the United States should stop Russia's invasion of Ukraine with nukes, AFP reported.
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The weakest part of Barack Obama 's resume was always national defense. His was the life of a community organizer with stops at Harvard Law, a private law firm, the Illinois legislature and the U.S. Senate .
On Friday, a federal jury took less than two hours to convict the daughter of President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of fraud.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly today joined a panel of STEM experts at DeVry University to discuss the critical role women in Illinois can have in filling the expected 348,000 jobs by 2018 in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math .
Apparently, in Mom's flowing black dress, according to federal prosecutors who have charged three members of an Illinois family with transporting stolen property across state lines.
Republican candidates for governor of Illinois, Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, Kirk Dillard, and Bruce Rauner prepare to speak on March 4, 2014 at a public forum at the David and Reva Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago in Chicago.
The society said Friday that 5,975 of the birds were counted between Jan. 1 and 15. Extreme cold in northern Minnesota and Wisconsin is believed to have led to a larger number of the birds to winter in Illinois.
Proponents of a progressive income tax hike want to set into motion one of the largest transfers of wealth in the history of Illinois.
I llinois, the longtime home of President Barack Obama, has chosen Democrats for president in every election since 1992 and for governor since 2002.
More than 40 religious leaders from the North Shore and elsewhere in the Chicago area have sent a letter to Sen. Mark Kirk , calling on him to help families struggling with unemployment.
A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's health care law.
That means limits put in place after Gov. Rod Blagojevich's impeachment will probably remain in place for the rest of this election season.
A Republican congressman who has been outspoken in his distaste for the Affordable Care Act has introduced legislation designed to keep an eye on it.
In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo, Illinois state Rep. Jil Tracy, of Quincy, Ill., stands with Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard, a Republican candidate for Illinois governor in 2014, after he introduced Tracy as his pick for lieutenant governor during a news conference in Quincy.
Tom Immel represents the House of Rainbow, which provides transitional housing to parolees for up to 90 days.