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Political pundits talk 2016 presidential election candidates

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

November 16, 2015

Political pundits are in the unique position to watch one of the most crowded presidential races in decades unfold as the 17 remaining candidates for 2016 remain in play. With the Iowa caucus less than three months away, three experts...

Voters think Illinois is headed in wrong direction

By Shannon Allen, @ShannonAllen_DE

October 13, 2015

Southern Illinois voters overwhelmingly disapprove of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s performance and the nation’s direction, according to a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.The over-the-phone poll was completed by 401 voter...

Lt. Governor touts commitment to education

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 17, 2015

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the university Thursday to endorse her office's policies and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sanguinetti, the first latina Lt. Gov. in the country, is the highest officer in the state besides Gov. Bruce...

Plan to privatize higher education proposed

By Tyler Davis, @TDavis_DE

March 29, 2015

The Illinois public higher education system could have a complete overhaul if one Illinois state senator gets his way.State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, is working on legislation that will convert Illinois’ public univer...

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