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AFSCME Puts Aside Differences, Endorses Quinn

By Amanda Vinicky

Illinois' largest public employees union has made an about-face in its attitude toward Governor Pat Quinn. Over the weekend, AFSCME leaders endorsed him during a meeting in Peoria. It's a classic case of going with "the devil you know."

Categories: Government, Politics


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Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

By Scott Neuman

French President Francois Hollande (R), and Iraq President Fouad Massoum at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris.

World leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency, with France's president urging that there's "no time to lose" and Iraq's new president insisting that extremists must be pursued to their sanctuaries in neighboring Syria.


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Hillary Clinton Keeps Iowa Crowd Guessing About Her Presidential Plans

By Don Gonyea

Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton, former President Bil Clinton, and U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin in Indianola, Iowa.

Hillary Clinton, who has a huge lead in many early presidential polls, returned to Iowa on Sunday. The woman who says she has not yet decided on a 2016 presidential run appeared along with former President Bill Clinton in a state she has not visited since she lost the 2008 Iowa caucuses to Barack Obama.

Categories: Politics






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