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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Durbin Won’t Apologize for GOP Fundraising/Facebook Remarks

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he was shocked and stunned to learn that an incendiary remark that a congressman supposedly made about the president didn’t happen.

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Lincoln Film Artifacts Headed to Springfield

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Props and costumes from the Daniel Day-Lewis movie “Lincoln” are coming to Springfield.

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Garman Sworn In As Chief Justice

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A new chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court has been sworn in.

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Capitol Work Includes New Basement Press Facilities

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State pays for private office space for people who are not state employees

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Deal on Mandatory Minimums Next Week?

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It did not materialize in the first week of fall veto session

Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Durbin Hopes Government Stays Open

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Current deal expires Jan. 15

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

September Home Sales Are Up

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Expert: Shutdown could throw cold water on future numbers

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Monday, October 28, 201310/28/2013

Sen. Kirk: VA Claims May Be Processed More Quickly

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Current backlog is 534 days

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Sunday, October 27, 201310/27/2013

District 186 Sued Over Weapons Policy

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The Springfield School District is being sued over its zero-tolerance weapons policy after expelling a straight-A student who had a…

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

Saturday, October 26, 201310/26/2013

Is Another Government Shutdown Possible?

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Could we see another government shutdown in three months? We could, because the deal that ended the shutdown this month…