Election 2014

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New Protections for Pregnant Women in Illinois

Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work.

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Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Which Candidate Do You Dislike the Least?

Redfield: The "lesser evil" may win

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Political Games Alleged with Student Loans

Davis: Durbin and Callis make it political.

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Ill. GOP Predicts a Red U.S. Senate

If the predictions of Illinois Republicans hold true, the U.S. Senate will be painted red come next year.

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One Last Chance for Term Limit Amendment

State Supreme Court must act quickly if November ballot is to include referendum

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Gubernatorial Debates Set; No Springfield Plans

Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will appear together at three traditional debates before November -- but not in the state capital.

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The Sniping Continues

Vallas wants Rauner to come clean; Rauner accuses Quinn campaign of throwing up distractions

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A New Plan for Illinois Republicans

GOP has discovered women, and minorities

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.8 Percent

The state’s unemployment rate is now down to 6.8 percent.

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Term Limit Fight Returns to Court

Campaign attempts to return to ballot

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Illinois GOP: NRI Still Active and Getting Money

Republican state lawmakers believe the troubled Neighborhood Recovery Initiative is alive - and still getting millions in state funds.

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Top Steer Sets Record; Rauner Buys a Champion

The Republican candidate for Illinois governor placed a winning bid on a champion steer at the Illinois State Fair.

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Governor’s Day Rally: No Politics This Year, Either

Denies it has to do with 2012 debacle

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Frerichs Owes Champaign Co. $1,814

A candidate for Illinois treasurer is being asked to explain why he didn't pay more than $1,800 in back taxes and interest to the Illinois Department of Revenue.

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Rauner Addresses Caymans, Government Shutdown

Greets supporters after parade is rained out

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

Cayman Connection: Campaign Issue?

Economist: It's legal but hurts Illinois financially Rauner camp: Quinn does this, too

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Rauner Is in Montana

R & R, fundraising

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Quinn Campaign Questions Rauner’s Cayman Connection

Rauner's camp says investment strategy has not affected personal tax bill

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Downtown Springfield Buildings Eye TIF Money

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The iconic Myers building in downtown Springfield needs some facade work.

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Springfield Parks to Try Smoke-Free Zones

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Smoke-free zones at Springfield Parks being established

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Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

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Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

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New Protections for Pregnant Women in Illinois

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Expectant mothers in Illinois will have some new protections at work.

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Quinn: Agencies Must Follow Hiring Rules

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Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor's office favored.