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Saturday | The Daily Gazette

'Rita's Law' should help fight corruption

When out-of-staters are asked what comes to mind when they think about Illinois, government corruption is right up there near the top of the list.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dixon, IL, Pat Quinn

Fri Jul 25, 2014

National Review Online

Moore: The Biggest Election of 2014

The Illinois governor's race pits incumbent Pat Quinn, a Democrat, against upstart non-politician Bruce Rauner.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, Mitt Romney

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Panda Express Ducks Suit Over Ties to Rezko

An individual investor cannot show she was directly injured by Panda Express's secret deal with Tony Rezko, the real estate mogul convicted of running a pay-to-play political influence scheme, the 7th Circuit ruled this week.

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Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

American Reporter

On Native GroundMY Back Pages: Watching My Craft Change Over 30 Years

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Quincy Journal

Quinn anti-violence spending didnt pull big votes

Weather on QuincyJournal.com is provided by the National Weather Service, is in the public domain, and is not covered by copyright protection.

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Related Topix: Weather, Illinois, Illinois Government, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

Study: Impact Of Governora s Anti-Violence Program On 2010 Election Was Minimal

An analysis shows Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, which critics have called a "political slush fund," didn't do him much good in his 2010 campaign.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons

In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo construction workers build a commercial complex in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL, Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, 9

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Investigation pauses but questions do not

State lawmakers investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's discredited Neighborhood Recovery Initiative hit the pause button this week after federal prosecutors requested a 90-day delay to conduct their own investigation.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, East St. Louis, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Washington Post

Prosecutors say Blagojevich lawyers misread ruling

In this March 15, 2012 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waves as he departs his Chicago home for Littleton, Colo., to begin his 14-year prison sentence on corruption charges.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics

NWCN.com

Prosecutor to monitor for-profit college chain

The Education Department says a former federal prosecutor will monitor a troubled for-profit education company that has agreed to sell or close its campuses.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Governors, Illinois Government, Corinthian Colleges

Thu Jul 17, 2014

FactCheck.org

Cherry-Picking Season in Illinois

Republican Bruce Rauner falsely claims in a TV ad that Illinois leads the Midwest in "job losses" under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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

Illinoisreview

Veterans call on Enyart to apologize for voting against military chaplains

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 News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative William Enyart, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: The court's indispensable role

WASHINGTON >> Two 5-4 decisions on the final decision day of the Supreme Court's term dealt with issues that illustrate the legal consequences of political tactics by today's progressives.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

NBC Chicago

Blago Lawyers File Letter with Appeals Court

Lawyers argue former Illinos governor was deprived of the right to present a defense and that his corruption conviction should be overturned.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Tue Jul 15, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundMY Back Pages: Watching My Craft Change Over 30 Years

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Illinoisreview

Cost of corruption weighs heavily on Illinois' budget

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Federal Prisons, Prison

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Grayson News Gazette

To join or not to join? That is the (right-t...

Last week, we praised the Kentucky Supreme Court's ruling prohibiting unelected bureaucrats from enforcing smoking bans on private property while giving elected officials a pass on a controversial policy.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US News, US Supreme Court, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

George Wll: The court's indispensable role

Two 5-4 decisions last week on the final decision day of the Supreme Court's term dealt with issues that illustrate the legal consequences of political tactics by today's progressives.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

American Reporter

On Native GroundMY Back Pages: Watching My Craft Change Over 30 Years

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

American Reporter

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The attorney representing Robert Blagojevich, brother of ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, in the "honest services" case charging Blagojevich and five others with fraud and corruption, says he will ask for public release of the famous wiretaps in the case.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Roland Burris, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Governors

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