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Obama’s push for court pick fizzles as Republicans stand firm

By Mike Dorning and Tim Higgins, Bloomberg News

April 28, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

A media blitz by the White House and its allies has failed to crack Republican opposition to President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, and it is all but certain the seat will remain vacant until after U.S. elections in Novem...

In Illinois Senate race, a battle over who has better gay rights record

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau

March 30, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

While states such as Georgia and North Carolina are split over discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the major-party candidates to represent Illinois in the U.S. Senate are fighting it out o...

Editorial: Call your local legislator, ask why

By Peoria Journal Star editorial board

March 26, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It's official: Illinois is the last state government without a budget in America, thanks to a Pennsylvania that was likewise floundering in dysfunction but, unlike Illinois, evidently got tired of it.Come now, you knew they'd ...

Budget impasse forcing some students to question future

By Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, Ill.

March 6, 2016

Filed under Latest News

Benedictine University junior Samantha Triani is just two semesters away from completing her business degree in management and organizational behavior.How she's going to pay for her final year, however, is uncertain because Illinoi...

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