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  1. WCHS students take US 34 cause to DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hawk Eye

    West Central High School students traveled last week to Washington, D.C., to talk with federal lawmakers for the first time about the need to make U.S. 34 a four-lane highway between Burlington and Monmouth, Illinois. Six students from the Biggsville, Illinois, high school's 34 Voices group and Michele Schnicker and Becky Staebell of the Highway 34 Coalition spent three days in the nation's capital sight-seeing and lobbying on behalf of their community.

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  2. Senators want American flags made in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    To mark Flag Day, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Susan Collins on Thursday introduced legislation that requires the federal government to only buy flags that are American-made. The federal government is currently required to purchase flags made from only 50 percent American-made materials.

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  3. Primaries oust at least 3 SC House incumbents; recounts and runoffs could boot moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Post and Courier

    Bobby Cox, of Greer, ousted incumbent Rep. Phyllis Henderson in Tuesday's GOP primary. The former U.S. Army Ranger literally jumped into the race last November by skydiving into his announcement.

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  4. Failing Pension Fund Threatens Thousands of Retired TruckersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Transport Topics

    Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters attend a rally in Washington, D.C., in 2016. The demonstrators are protesting a plan by the Central States Pension Fund to reduce payments to retirees.

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  5. Illinois prison to open next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | The Times

    Thomson prison, which could open by the end of 2019, would reduce overcrowding at federal high-security facilities from 25 percent to 19 percent, the Bureau of Prisons has said. Thomson prison, located in northwestern Illinois, will be completely activated by the end of 2019, with up to 600 employees, a Bureau of Prisons official assured Illinois lawmakers Wednesday.

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  6. Officials: Illinois prison to open next yearRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 10 | Daily Herald

    A prison in northwestern Illinois will be completely activated by the end of next year, a Bureau of Prisons official said. The Thomson Administrative U.S. Penitentiary could have up to 600 employees, Sauk Valley Media reported .

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  7. Thomson Prison to fully open by end of 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Illinois' congressional delegation announced Wednesday that the Bureau of Prisons has decided to fully open the facility by the end of 2019. According to a news release issued by Sen. Dick Durbin , Sen. Tammy Duckworth , and Rep. Cheri Bustos , the facility in northwest Illinois will also be used to alleviate overcrowding in the federal prison system.

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  8. Thomson prison gets activation commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | The Daily Gazette

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  9. Illinois U.S. House Candidate Is 9/11 Truther and Believes Beyonce Is Member of IlluminatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Slate Magazine

    An Illinois Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives believes 9/11 was an inside job and Beyonce is a member of the illuminati, according to a report from CNN . Bill Fawell, a real estate broker who is running against incumbent Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos for Illinois' 17th District, secured a spot on the ballot for November after an uncontested primary.

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  10. What It Takes For Democrats to Persuade a Republican VoterRead the original story

    Monday May 28 | The Washington Monthly

    In a fascinating article about how the resistance is organizing in the very red state of Oklahoma, Nicholas Riccardi tells this story: Chelsea Abney grew up surrounded by red. She was a reliable Republican herself until 2015, when she took an online quiz during the party's crowded presidential primary to see which candidate she should vote for.

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  11. Why Do Racists Keep Popping Up In Republican Primaries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Forward

    Both headlines would be alarming enough if they weren't about two separate congressional races. The emergence of fringe candidates as the top challengers in these two districts and elsewhere is giving Republicans headaches.

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  12. The tale of the 'Trump Triers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | Prince George Citizen

    When Washington Post politics reporter Dan Balz began reporting on Trump voters in the Midwest, he encountered a term coined by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill. More and more, Bustos recounted, she has been hearing from constituents whom she deems "Trump Triers": People who typically vote Democratic but cast a ballot for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.

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  13. What can Republican party do about right-wing extremists in primaries?Read the original story

    Saturday May 26 | The Times of Israel

    Both headlines would be alarming enough if they weren't about two separate congressional races. The emergence of fringe candidates as the top challengers in these two districts and elsewhere is giving Republicans headaches.

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  14. CNN's KFILE Uncovers Illinois GOP Candidate's Crazy,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Mediaite.com

    Bill Fawell is running against incumbent Rep. Cheri Bustos in Illinois' 17th District, a district narrowly won by President Donald Trump. The real estate broker, who has not reported any fundraising efforts, though, has repeatedly pushed conspiracy theories and even published a book promoting his fringe beliefs.

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  15. Bill Fawell, GOP candidate, revealed as 9/11 trutherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Washington Times

    Bill Fawell , a Republican running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives , has been revealed to be a conspiracy theorist who believes one of the World Trade Center buildings collapsed during the September 11 terrorist attacks due to a controlled demolition. A review of writings attributed to Mr. Fawell , a real estate broker running to represent Illinois' 17th District, uncovered multiple instances of the House hopeful suggesting that 7 World Trade Center collapsed due to a controlled demolition meant to destroy government documents, CNN first reported Friday.

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  16. GOP House candidate in Illinois is a 9/11 truther, said Beyonce had ties to the IlluminatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | WTVR Richmond

    The Republican nominee for a US House seat in Illinois has said the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job and that singer Beyonce Knowles has ties to the Illuminati. Bill Fawell is running against incumbent Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos in Illinois' 17th District, where she won by 20 points in 2016 even though the district also voted narrowly for Donald Trump.

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  17. GOP House Candidate Said 9/11 Was an Inside JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Bill Fawell (R), the GOP nominee challenging Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL), has said the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job and that Beyonce has ties to the Illuminati, CNN reports.

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  18. Illinois Republican Candidate Claims 9/11 Was An Inside Job And That Beyonce Serves The IlluminatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | The Daily Caller

    A Republican nominee for a House seat in Illinois claimed that 9/11 was an inside job and that singers Beyonce Knowles and Madonna were tied to the Illuminati, according to a CNN investigation. Beyonce's 2013 Super Bowl halftime show was "a subversive attempt to brain wash the masses" orchestrated by her husband Jay-Z, who "has a long history of serving up the godless Illuminati and their cult, celebrating it and their Nazi like police state," Fawell wrote in a 2013 blog post.

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  19. A couple more weird Republican candidates slip through the screensRead the original story

    Friday May 25 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    The Republican nominee for a US House seat in Illinois has said the September 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job and that singer Beyonce Knowles has ties to the Illuminati. Bill Fawell is running against incumbent Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos in Illinois' 17th District, where she won by 20 points in 2016 even though the district also voted narrowly for Donald Trump.

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  20. GOP Nominee's Claims: 9/11 Was Inside Job; Beyonce Has Ties to IlluminatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | News Max

    The Republican nominee running for an Illinois House seat reportedly has claimed that the government intentionally blew up a World Trade Center building to destroy CIA documents. And Bill Fawell, who is challenging incumbent Democratic Rep. Cheri Bustos in Illinois' 17th District, has also alleged that pop superstar BeyoncA Knowles has ties to the sinister and secret society known as the Illuminati, CNN reports.

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