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1 hr ago | Daily Herald
Illinoisans started registering to vote online for the first time in June, and the daily tally of applications is beginning to grow.
6 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield
The Illinois Department of Transportation is eliminating 58 positions that are at the center of a lawsuit alleging questionable hiring practices.
7 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Republican Bruce Rauner and other supporters of political term limits asked the Illinois Supreme Court Thursday to jump into the debate about whether the question can go to voters this fall, just a day before the deadline for approving the November ballot.
8 hrs ago | Illinoisreview
"Nearly 600,000 Illinoisans signed the petition to put our amendment on the November ballot and the State Board of Elections has certified that we submitted more than enough signatures to be on the ballot in November," Rauner said.
12 hrs ago | The News-Gazette
In 1914: The cornerstone of the Urbana post office was laid yesterday afternoon, Postmaster C.M. Webber being master of ceremonies.
16 hrs ago | The Hill
Clinton will be the star guest at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's final steak fry in Iowa on September 14. It's an early trip for the former senator and secretary of state, who will be accompanied by former President Clinton.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., declared victory for Walgreen's decision to keep its headquarters in Illinois, but his critics say the Senate's second-ranking Democrat deserves scorn, not praise, for his efforts.
"It is critical that the county maintain a presence in Springfield and Washington, " board Chairman Dan Cronin said before the vote.
A recent poll indicates that support for using tax money to help fund a prospective Barack Obama 's presidential library in Chicago falls along familiar political fault lines.
The national political tide isn't looking good for Democrats, but in Illinois this November, down-ballot candidates have an even bigger problem: the drag of Gov. Pat Quinn.
If the Ready for Hillary PAC has dog shirts, why can't Rand Paul? That's the thinking of the founder of Rand Paul Swag-who first set out to 'make liberty sexy' with Papa Ron.
Aug. 19--More than 4 out of 5 voters back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to significantly increase Chicago's minimum wage in the coming years, even as it remains unclear whether the plan will ever be called for a City Council vote.
Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner made a last push Tuesday for court approval of a measure that would ask voters to impose term limits on state legislators, just three days before the November ballot will be finalized.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reports a Chicago woman in her seventies became ill with the virus last month.
Senate President John Cullerton's bill to allow the state to donate items to the Obama presidential library became law today.
Under the rotunda of the Illinois State Capitol building on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Springfield.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 09:53 pm
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