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42 min ago | Breitbart.com

What to Watch in the House Mid-Terms

Two of the most vulnerable governors are Pennsylvania Republican Tom Corbett and Illinois Democrat Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Robert Dold, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Illinois

4 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

Gangster Government in Illinois: The skulduggery of ousting Illinois ...

GANGSTER GOVERNMENT IN ILLINOIS: The skulduggery of ousting Illinois candidates.

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Related Topix: Illinois

7 hrs ago | WHDH

Illinois dad delivers daughter on highway

A dad in Illinois delivered his new daughter on a highway before he and his wife could reach the hospital.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois

11 hrs ago | Forward

Sam Kass and Alex Wagner Tie Knot

When he gets married on Saturday to Alex Wagner, host of MSNBC's "Now With Alex Wagner," he will have some special guests : the president and the first lady.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Michelle Obama, University of Chicago

15 hrs ago | Washington Times

Beyond governor race, big stakes in Illinois vote

Anyone in Illinois who's turned on a television in recent weeks knows the race for governor is shaping up as a no-holds-barred, no-expenses-spared slugfest.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Barack Obama, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

The candidates for Illinois congressional seats heard all about it during visits with voters in August: Disgust with Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Cheri Bustos, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, Barack Obama, US Senate, Illinois

Norwalk Citizen News

GOP sees gains in Illinois voters tuning out

ADVANCE FOR USE AFTER 12:01 AM, CT SATURDAY, AUG. 30 AND THEREAFTER - In this Nov. 5, 2012 photo, U.S. Rep. Bob Dold R-Ill., campaigns at a downtown Chicago commuter rail station during his unsuccessful re-election bid against Democrat Brad Schneider.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Brad Schneider, Democrat, Representative Cheri Bustos, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, Barack Obama, US Senate, Illinois

My FOX Chicago

Roadwork halted for Labor Day weekend, uptick in travel expected

The Illinois Department of Transportation says it will suspend non-emergency roadwork over the Labor Day weekend to help reduce congestion and speed traffic.

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Switched

Illinois Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules For Oil And Gas Companies

In this May 21, 2013 file photo, a protester attends a rally after a House committee hearing on "fracking" legislation at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Springfield, IL

Chicago Tribune

Man accused of illegally lobbying says Biden meeting led him to think activities legal

A Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe's longtime president alleged today in a court filing that a 2006 Capitol Hill meeting between a senior Zimbabwean official, then-U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden and other Congressional leaders led him to believe his activities to end longtime economic ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Zimbabwe, Africa, Joseph Biden, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Joe Biden, Robert Mugabe, Illinois

Lincolnshire Review

Dee Brown assists Illini push for Stevenson's Jalen Brunson

Stevenson star guard Jalen Brunson's official visit to Illinois begins on Friday.

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Daily Herald

Illinois halts roadwork to speed Labor Day traffic

The Illinois Department of Transportation says it will suspend non-emergency roadwork over the Labor Day weekend to help reduce congestion and speed traffic.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

"We Don't Have a Strategy Yet"

President Obama admitted at the White House on Thursday, "We don't have a strategy yet"! Obama was referring to his absence of plans for neutralizing ISIL in Syria.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Illinois

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Illinoisreview

What you may not know about illegal election activities that's not so funny

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Illinois, Democrat, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Prison

Eater

Tax Woes: Tavernita Liquor License Revoked For Tax Debt, Is Currently BYOB

If you're heading to Tavernita and planning to drink alcohol, make sure to bring some with you.

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Related Topix: Illinois

WSIL

DNR: $1 Licenses for Illinois Seniors Not Ready

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a system offering hunting and fishing licenses at a reduced price is not yet ready.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Crooks and Liars

For Christie, Boosting Voter Turnout Is A Democratic 'Trick'

He suggested that the higher voter turnout produced by such efforts is harmful to Republican candidates, and that Illinois' new same-day voter registration statute is a Democratic "trick."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Eric Holder, Liberal Political News

American Reporter

On Native GroundFACED with Loss, Republicans Look for Alibis

I 've visited North and South Florida and North and Central New Mexico in recent days, and the political temperature 10 days before the Presidential election is elevated by the teeter-totter of global recession.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, John McCain, Republican

Chicago Tribune

Route 31 bypass opening moved to September

Because of heavy rainfall in recent days, the opening of the western Algonquin bypass is now planned for sometime in September, not this week as officials had hoped.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois

Daily Herald

Rauner broadens Ag Department patronage criticism

The GOP candidate for Illinois governor broadened his criticism of state agriculture officials Wednesday, saying the department was "full of cronyism" and has "folks running things that generally don't have much expertise."

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Related Topix: Illinois, Agriculture, Science, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Federal Prisons, Prison

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