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Durbin: Don’t Defund Planned Parenthood

Efforts to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood are misguided, according to U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.).

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New ISBE Superintendent’s Salary Questioned

Depending on your view, lawmakers are either diligently protecting the public's dimes or they're browbeating the new administration's appointees.

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IDOT: Buckling Up Improves to New High

If you do not buckle up when you're in the car, you're in a small, small group.

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“Mitsubishi Task Force” Formed

Officials have set up a task force to help Mitsubishi Motors employees who will soon lose their jobs and help the company as it tries to find a buyer for the company's only U.S. plant in Normal.

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

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

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Kelly Contemplates Another Run for Office

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

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.

Hastert Closes PAC, Moves Money to Legal Defense Fund

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

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

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