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1 hr ago | Fox News

Illinois GOP says state can't afford Obama library

FILE: Dec. 3, 2013: Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, of Western Springs, left, talks with House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, during a committee hearing at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Free Republic

Quinn Campaign Wonders: Black Republicans Like Jewish Nazis?

Illinois Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is in some hot water with the Jewish community after his campaign tweeted-and then quietly deleted-several messages urging backers to read an article comparing black Republican voters to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis.

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Related Topix: US News, Immigration Reform, US Governors

9 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Lawsuit seeks investigation of hiring under Quinn

A Chicago attorney asked a federal judge on Tuesday to order an investigation into hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, saying there's an "embedded culture of patronage practices" in Illinois government and anyone who improperly got a job should be fired.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cook County, IL, US News, US Supreme Court

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Is 2014 the year self-funders strike back? Maybe.

Clawson's victory is due in part to his heavy spending. He loaned his campaign at about $2.7 million through early April, a hefty sum for a House race.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US News, Illinois, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat

14 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

Tom Kacich: Madigan camp in contact with Ammons

After giving thousands of dollars to her opponent in the Democratic primary last month, there's a sign that House Speaker Michael Madigan's team is trying to make nice with Carol Ammons, the party's candidate in the 103rd House District that includes Champaign-Urbana.

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Related Topix: Urbana, IL, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Randy Hultgren, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives

18 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News

Quinn announces $8.8 million for construction projects

Last week Gov. Pat Quinn announced an investment of $8.8 million for construction projects in Logan, McLean and Peoria counties.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, McLean, IL, Morton, IL, McLean County, IL, Bellflower, IL

22 hrs ago | The Legal Record

$400,000 grant for work at Aurora park

The Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development grant program is a statewide funding program that enables communities to improve outdoor recreation areas and increase open space.

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Related Topix: Aurora, IL, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Robo-calls raise Rauner-Rahm rift

Clearly perturbed by a round of Bruce Rauner robo-calls made to Chicago residents on Tuesday, Rahm Emanuel took out the political filet knife and stuck it right into the mayor's old fishing buddy - using Rauner's own words against him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, North Chicago, IL

Patch.com

Quinn Announces Bike, Walking Trail Improvements in Cook County

The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Cook County, IL, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Richard Durbin, Senator Dick Durbin, Democrat, Illinois, Riverside, IL

NewsBusters.org

44 People Shot in Rahm Emanuel's Bloody Chicago; CBS Ignores

Forty four people were shot over the last three days in a bloody epidemic sweeping Rahm Emanuel's Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 Presidential Election, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Morning Joe, Entertainment, Television, US Governors

Patch.com

Funds Awarded for McHenry Co. Road Improvements

The following information comes from a press release from the Office of Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Governors, McHenry, IL, Algonquin, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Illinois, McHenry County, IL

My FOX Chicago

Some Metra trains delayed Tuesday morning

Some Metra Union Pacific/Northwest Line trains are experiencing delays up to an hour and half due to mechanical problems in the northwest suburbs Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Chicago, IL, US Governors

Northwest Herald

Our View: Give biennial budget a try

One reason given by Gov. Pat Quinn for postponing his annual budget address until March 26 was that he wanted to put forth a five-year financial plan for the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, Kentucky Government, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Kentucky

Illinoisreview

Lawmaker not surprised Illinois paying millions in Medicaid for dead people

Republican state Rep. Patti Bellock , the House GOP point person on Medicaid, told Illinois Watchdog she isn't all that surprised Illinois was spending money on patients who are no longer living.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Patch.com

Polls: Rauner with a Slight Edge Over Quinn, While Madigan's Unfavorable Ratings Are High

A couple of polls popped up over the weekend focusing on some of the key players in Illinois politics.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Illinois Gov. Quinn Releases 2013 Tax Return

UPDATE: Police say 47-year-old Lisa L. McCormick of Walcott, Iowa was arrested at the scene.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Governors, Walcott, IA

TheBlaze.com

Illinois Gov. Forced to Answer Questions About Millions of Dollars Spent to Insure Dead People

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn spent Saturday answering questions about why an estimated $12 million was spent on Medicaid payments to roughly 2,900 dead people in the state.

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My FOX Chicago

Mayors' group pushes for pension reform

More than two dozen Illinois mayors are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dick Durbin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Free Press

Ask the Editor

I heard Illinois passed a new law allowing gun owners like me to carry in public.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Wilmington, IL

The Courier-News

District 300 set to pilot new teacher evaluations

Community School District 300 will be ready to pilot two new evaluation systems this fall to determine which one, or a combination of the two, will best assess a teacher's success in the classroom.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Illinois

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