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  1. Murphy Endorses Villivalam For SenateRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    House Prosecutor David Ellis gives closing arguments to the Illinois Senate during the impeachment trial of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich January 29, 2009 in Springfield, Illinois. Blagojevich has been accused by federal authorities of corruption including offering to sell the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by President-elect Barack Obama.

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  2. Rauner Changes Tone as He Signs New Harassment BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Governor Rauner signed a new sexual harassment bill into law today as questions swirl about allegations of misconduct among staffers within his own office. Political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest.

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  3. Lawmakers Take Part in Sexual Harassment Training ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Lawmakers at the State Capitol took part in the first ever sexual harassment training class in Springfield Wednesday. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has all the details on what the class discussed.

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  4. Chicago Alderman Proposes Sex Harassment TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    As sexual harassment training was slated to begin Wednesday for lawmakers in Springfield, talks began on introducing a similar plan at Chicago City Council. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

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  5. Illinois Lawmakers Focus on Sex Harassment in Veto SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Illinois lawmakers returned to Springfield Tuesday for veto session, feeling the heat of sex harassment allegations that were ignored for years. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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  6. Sexual Harassment Takes Center Stage in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Illinois lawmakers returned to the Capitol for veto session Tuesday, and one of the issues at the forefront was a growing number of sexual harassment allegations involving everyone from elected officials to lobbyists and staffers. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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  7. Ditching Run for Governor, Drury Joins Attorney General RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Friday she would not run for a fifth term, but is she done with politics? Who will replace her? NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has all the details. A state representative and former federal prosecutor from north suburban Highwood, Drury is withdrawing from the campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, and instead became the first Democrat to officially enter the race for attorney general.

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  8. Tuition Tax Credits Emerge as Part of School Funding DebateRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Amid the ongoing battle in Springfield over education funding, a new twist has emerged as tuition tax credits for private schools may become part of the negotiations. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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  9. Rauner Hires Sen. Johnson's Former Campaign Manager: SourcesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Governor Bruce Rauner met with Republicans in the legislature Thursday, and encouraged them to stick with him in the face of possible defections in a battle over school funding. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has all the details about the meeting.

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  10. Lawmakers Hold 'Service Day' in Protest of Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Two House Democrats directly defied Gov. Bruce Rauner's call to show up in Springfield over education funding Wednesday, choosing instead to hold a service day as a show of opposition to the special session. Rather than arriving at the Capitol with their colleagues, state Reps.

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  11. Lawmakers Head to Springfield for Latest Special SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    At least two state representatives plan to boycott the special session Gov. Bruce Rauner called on school funding this week. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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  12. Senate Votes to Approve Income Tax Hike TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Illinois dodged junk bond status on Monday, but there's little progress happening at the Capitol. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has details.

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  13. Rauner to Call Lawmakers to Special Session: SourcesRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to reporters after meeting with legislative leaders during veto session in Springfield, Ill. Rauner says he'll meet with legislative leaders to negotiate a budget deal, and he's willing to include money he vetoed for Chicago Public Schools if it's part of a "comprehensive package."

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  14. High School Sweethearts Get Married 64 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    Joyce Kevorkian and Jim Bowman, both 81, were high school sweethearts and prom dates from Illinois, but life took them down different paths. They lived in different areas, married different people and had their own families.

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