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AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 27, 2014

Ex-Sen. Ronald Burris An Issue In Chicago Trial

By The Associated Press

Former U.S. Senator and Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris

An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Governor Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 25, 2014

Durbin, Callis, Ammons Campaign On Non-Binding Minimum Wage Referendum

By Hannah Meisel

Democratic state representative candidate Carol Ammons stands with University of Illinois senior Robert Emmons on Wednesday, campaigning for raising the minimum wage in Illinois.

When Illinois voters weigh in on raising the state's minimum wage in November, the result — no matter the outcome — won't affect Illinois law, at least not directly.  It’s non-binding, but that's not stopping Democratic politicians from campaigning on the referendum.

Categories: Economics, Government, Politics



AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 23, 2014

IL Treasurer Hopefuls Look To Boost Office’s Image

By The Associated Press

The two candidates who want to be Illinois' next treasurer have different ideas for improving the image of the office, which has been tarnished by a sexual harassment suit and questions of whether taxpayer dollars were used in mixing state and political business.

Categories: Politics

Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

By Charlie Schlenker

Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’

Categories: Government, Health, Politics

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

By Scott Horsley

Demonstrators in New York Sunday.

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.  More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.



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