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AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 18, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

House Republican Conference To Choose Cantor’s Successor

By The Associated Press


(Duration: 4:26)

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and other party leaders, meet with reporters following a GOP strategy session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 31, 2012. From right to left are Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam, R-Ill., Rep. Kay Granger,

The contest for the No. 3 spot in the House GOP has turned into tea party conservatives' last, best shot at the congressional leadership after getting shut out of the top two jobs in the shakeup that followed Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprise primary defeat. 

Categories: Business, Government, Politics

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - June 18, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

“Fair Maps” Group Gets Some Latitude In Fight For Ballot Spot

By Amanda Vinicky

A struggling effort to change how Illinois draws its legislative districts will live another day. On Tuesday, state election authorities voted to give it some extra time to prove it deserves to make it on the November ballot.

Categories: Government, Politics

AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 17, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Panel Might Subpoena Anti-violence Director

By The Associated Press

Illinois lawmakers will decide Monday whether to subpoena a former official in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration to answer questions about the Democrat's anti-violence program.

Categories: Government, Politics

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