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Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. (TNS)

This Democrat running for governor is proposing a progressive tax. Will it catch on?

By Joseph Bustos | Belleville News-Democrat
January 12, 2018
U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 to speak to the House Republican Conference. (Chris Kleponis/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump says there won’t be a DACA deal if a border wall isn’t funded

By Bill Allison and Margaret Talev | Bloomberg News
January 6, 2018
Former Rep. Michael Grimm, a Staten Island Republican who went to prison on felony tax fraud charges, announced on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, he is running for his old job in New York City, N.Y. (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

With Trump in office, do scandals matter anymore?

By Alex Roarty | McClatchy Washington Bureau
October 13, 2017
Trump protestors, left, yell as a Trump supporter leaves the convention center where President Donald Trump spoke in Phoenix on Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Democrats warn Trump against shutdown, remain opposed to border wall

By Lindsey McPherson | CQ-Roll Call
August 23, 2017
Gov. Bruce Rauner watches from his seat in the audience as President Barack Obama speaks on the designation of the Pullman National Monument Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy in Chicago. (Anthony Souffle | Chicago Tribune | TNS)

Rauner calls for leader meetings on school funding

By Doug Finke | The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Ill.
August 14, 2017
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Rauner vows to veto education funding bill, demands Democrats send it to him

By Kim Geiger and Rick Pearson | Chicago Tribune
July 17, 2017
Daily Egyptian file photo

University’s credit rating drops to junk

By Bill Lukitsch
April 20, 2017
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