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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - February 25, 2013

White Houses Outlines Sequester Impact on Illinois

By Sean Powers, with additional reporting from The Associated Press

Congress has until the end of the week to come up with a deficit-reduction plan, or risk $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. The White House on Monday released a report, giving a snapshot of what the sequester would mean for Illinois.

Categories: Economics, Politics








AP - Illinois Public Media News - February 25, 2013

Jackson Jr.‘s District Has History Of Corruption

By Sophia Tareen

 Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

They elected a Harvard-educated Rhodes Scholar and ended up with a congressman who was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker. They voted for the son of a famous civil rights leader and got someone who illegally spent campaign funds on everything from furniture to Bruce Lee memorabilia.

Categories: Criminal Justice, Politics


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