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Morning Newswatch Podcasts

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President Obama’s trouble in the second term

President Obama is having a bumpy second term. Will it continue?

Morning Newswatch

Mayoral candidate Paul Palazzolo on the primary election

Joey talks with Paul Palazzolo about being one of the top two vote-getter in yesterday’s primary election.

Weekend Newswatch

Alderman Edwards on city council meeting and the primary election

Joey talks to Ward 1 Alderman Frank Edwards about the short city council meeting and about yesterday’s primary election.

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Keystone, commuter train crash and the American Sniper trial

A morning brief on the Keystone pipeline, that commuter train crash, and the man accused of killing American Sniper author Chris Kyle.

The Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force

Representative Greg Harris the Chairman of the House Violence Prevention Task Force talks with Joey about its first meeting yesterday.

Morning Newswatch

Replacing Representative Rich Brauer

Joey talks with the Dave Bender, the Chair of the Selection Committee about replacing Rich Brauer who is now Assistant Director at IDOT.

Weekend Newswatch

Sangamon county clerk Don Gray on election day

Joey talks with Sangamon County Clerk Don Gray about today’s primary election.

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Rich Brauer on his new job at the Illinois Department of Transportation

Joey talks with Rich Bruaer about his new gig as assistant secretary in the Illinois Department of Transportation, and on his time as a Representative.

Weekend Newswatch

The Oscars, Homeland Security and mall violence concerns

The latest on Homeland Security funding, threats of mall violence and Hollywood patted itself on the back last night at the 87th Academy Awards.

Morning Newswatch

State Senator Jason Barickman on new school funding legislation

Joey talks with State Senator Jason Barickman about his introduction of new school funding legislation.

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What’s Left for Lawmakers to Do?

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The Illinois Legislature could give final approval to parts of a $36.3 billion budget as lawmakers head toward the end of their spring session.

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More Debate on Budget, Turnaround Agenda

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A busy day in the Illinois Senate included disposing of the Turnaround Agenda and sending budget bills to the governor.

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Lawmakers: At Least Turnaround Agenda Gets Hearings

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A veteran Republican lawmaker says he knows what to take away from the fact that Democrats would not support any of the governor's initiatives.

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Tort Reform Stalls

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The three bills that the Illinois Senate ran from the governor's Turnaround Agenda failed to get out of committee.

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State Unions Prepping for Strike?

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Democrats and the state's largest employee union say Gov. Bruce Rauner's approach to contract negotiations is so hostile he is intentionally preparing for a strike.