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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - October 18, 2014

Supreme Court Lets Texas Enforce Voter ID Law For Nov. Election

By Scott Neuman

The U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has refused to block a Texas voter identification law for the November election – the first time in decades that the justices have allowed such a law to stand after a lower federal court had deemed it restrictive and unconstitutional.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Davis & Callis Disagree & Sometimes Agree In Debate

By Jim Meadows

Panelists Tom Kacich & Hannah Meisel, moderator Jennifer Roscoe and candidates, US Rep. Rodney Davis (R) and Ann Callis (D) gather in the WILL TV studio for their debate.

13th District Republican Congressman Rodney Davis and Democratic challenger Ann Callis promoted themselves as problem-solvers ready to reach across party lines, during their broadcast debate Thursday night at the WILL-TV studio in Urbana.

Categories: Politics


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 15, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Quinn, Rauner Square Off in Second Debate

by Lauren Chooljian

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner greet before a debate in Chicago Tuesday.

Governor Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner continue to battle over what's best for Illinois’ future.   The top candidates debated for the second time Tuesday night in Chicago.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 14, 2014

13th District Candidates: On The Issues

WILL Staff

Congressman Rodney Davis (R) and Judge Ann Callis (D) are fighting to represent Illinois' 13th District in the U.S. House. Illinois Public Media spoke with both candidates for an in-depth look at where they land on issues, and how they'd legislate.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 14, 2014

Politicians On Parade

By Amanda Vinicky

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(Duration: 3:50)

Children had the day off from school Monday in honor of Columbus Day. Despite the rain, both Governor Pat Quinn and his GOP rival Bruce Rauner celebrated by walking down State St., for Chicago's Columbus Day parade.

Categories: Government, Politics

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 13, 2014

Oberweis Says Ground Troops Needed To Combat Isis

By Jim Meadows

State Senator and dairy owner Jim Oberweis, Republican candidate for U-S Senate in Illinois.

Republican Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says ground troops may be needed in Iraq to defeat the group calling itself the Islamic State, or ISIS. But he says sending U-S troops back to Iraq is not an idea that Americans will support right now.


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