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  1. When is gerrymandering unconstitutional?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, walks into Gov. Bruce Rauner's office during a veto session at the Illinois Capitol on Nov. 30, 2016, in Springfield. Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, walks into Gov. Bruce Rauner's office during a veto session at the Illinois Capitol on Nov. 30, 2016, in Springfield.

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  2. Madigan: Budget deal can't be tied to Rauner economic agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill. on June 30, 2016 Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill.

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  3. Illinois budget impasse expected to continue as Rauner, Madigan dig in after bruising electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Sept. 26, 2016 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks at the Illinois State Capitol, in Springfield, Ill.

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  4. How Rauner, Madigan money war is playing out in suburbs, DownstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    There is a real human cost in the standoff between Illinois Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, right. There is a real human cost in the standoff between Illinois Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan, left, and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, right.

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  5. Kirk apologizes to Duckworth for remark about Asian heritage, family military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    During the Illinois senate debate on Oct. 27, 2016, Rep. Tammy Duckworth spoke about her family's history of involvement in the U.S. military. U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk rebutted by saying, "I had forgotten that your parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington."

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  6. More aggressive Kirk goes after Duckworth in second debate, questions her family's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, right, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, left, face off in their first televised debate on Oct. 27, 2016, at the University of Illinois in Springfield. Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, right, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, left, face off in their first televised debate on Oct. 27, 2016, at the University of Illinois in Springfield.

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  7. Illinois unemployment rate holds steady at 5.5 percent in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    29, 2016, file photo, shows the Illinois Department of Employment Security office in Springfield, Ill. The state's unemployment rate in September held steady at 5.5 percent.

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  8. Illinois lawmaker pushes to ban post-retirement bonuses for educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Ilinois Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Ilinois Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill.

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  9. Illinois worst in reclaiming jobless benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 photo, an Illinois Department of Employment Security banner hangs in their office in Springfield, Ill.

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  10. Morning Spin: Early voting begins in Illinois, kind ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Clerk David Orr, seen here at a voter registration rally, says early voting will begin around Oct. 12, maybe sooner, as the ballot is finalized. Cook County Clerk David Orr, seen here at a voter registration rally, says early voting will begin around Oct. 12, maybe sooner, as the ballot is finalized.

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  11. Madigan's army: Power through patronageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Springfield, Ill.

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  12. Rauner donating big money, even by nationwide standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill., on Aug. 17, 2016. Rauner's personal campaign committee has contributed more than $16 million to the Illinois Republican Party alone this year, accounting for 95 percent of all the money the party has raised.

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  13. Fragility isn't allowed when you're shattering a glass ceiling, HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Buttons depicting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sit out for sale on democrat day Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. Buttons depicting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sit out for sale on democrat day Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill.

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  14. Rauner's big bet makes Labor Day campaign kickoff thing of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during the Illinois Republican Party Governor's Day Events on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks during the Illinois Republican Party Governor's Day Events on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill.

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  15. Judge hands Rauner, union split decision on contract talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in front of his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., after lawmakers passed a stopgap budget. In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in front of his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., after lawmakers passed a stopgap budget.

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  16. Illinois' pile of unpaid bills could hit record high of $14 billion next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in front of his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., after lawmakers passed a stopgap budget. In this Thursday, June 30, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters in front of his office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., after lawmakers passed a stopgap budget.

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  17. Morning Spin: State elections board drops fringe candidates from November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    Senator Mark Kirk participates in a Republican rally during Governors Day at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 17, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Senator Mark Kirk participates in a Republican rally during Governors Day at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 17, 2016, in Springfield, Ill.

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  18. Rauner loses $400 million vote on teacher pension fund issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The board of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System, which serves more than 400,000 teachers outside of Chicago, voted to lower its expected rate of return on investments Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says the move would lead to higher taxes or massive cuts to education and social services already suffering amid a budget crisis.

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  19. How Illinois politicians consciously created these debt and pension crisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The Illinois State Capitol building is reflected off a puddle as it glows under the setting sun in Springfield, Ill., in November 2013. The Illinois State Capitol building is reflected off a puddle as it glows under the setting sun in Springfield, Ill., in November 2013.

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  20. Illinois taxpayers on hook for more than $400M as teacher pension investment outlook dimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    The board of the Illinois Teachers Retirement System, which serves more than 400,000 teachers outside of Chicago, voted to lower its expected rate of return on investments Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration says the move would lead to higher taxes or massive cuts to education and social services already suffering amid a budget crisis.

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