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The 2015 ‘Edgar Fellows’ class

Joey talks with the Director of the Office of Public Leadership at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, Rick Wink about the Edgar Fellows Program and the announcement of the class of 2015.

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The President and the Iran nuclear deal

It appears that an Arizona republican senator represents President Obama’s best shot at getting at least one GOP senate vote for his Iran nuclear accord, and it’s not John McCain. It’s Jeff Flake, who may be the one the administration needs to trumpet bi-partisan support for the agreement.

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Congressman Rodney Davis

Joey talks with Congressman Rodney Davis about the GMO labeling bill that the house passed last week, and about the Lafayette theater shooting.

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WLL Radio’s Dave Cohen on the Lafayette theater shooting

Joey talks with WWL Radio’s Dave Cohen and the man who stood up in a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater last week and began shooting indiscriminately into the crowd, killing two and wounding nine. Funerals will be held today for both of the women who were killed

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The U.S. Army is preparing for the next Humvee

As the U.S. Army gets ready for the next war, are the days of the Humvee over?

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Recycling electronics in Springfield

Joey talks with Springfield Public Works Director Mark Mahoney about last weekends recycling event that lead to traffic jams around the fair grounds, and how to get electronics recycled properly in the city.

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“With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews” at the ALPLM

Joey talks with Museum Director at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Eileen Mackevich about the new exhibit at the ALPLM called “With Firmness in the Right: Lincoln and the Jews”

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The Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition

Joey talks with the President and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, Kurt Florian, on the formation of the Cannabis Patient Advocacy Coalition.

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Representative Raymond Poe

Joey talks with Representative Raymond Poe about the budget impasse and how to find a solution to it.

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How much is ‘The Donald’ worth?

You can now get a peak into the wealth of Donald Trump, who released some financial information yesterday.

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Durbin Disappointed in Quick Fixes for Highway Funding and Import Export Bank

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Dick Durbin hopes those issues will be addressed when Congress returns in September.

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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William Kelly has run for several offices and says the Illinois GOP has gotten away from it's values.

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Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

Former Speaker of the House under investigation for violating banking laws and lying to the FBI.

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Task Force Hopes to Help Mitsubishi and It’s Employees

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Task force includes Governor Rauner and Congressmen Durbin, Kirk, and Rodney Davis.

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St. Clair County Sheriff Passes on U.S. House Bid

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Sheriff Rick Watson has declined a run for the house in the 12th Congressional District.