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Steve Bannon arrives to a swearing-in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 22.
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Steve Bannon Out As Chief White House Strategist

Steve Bannon has lost his job as chief White House strategist. The White House described the departure as a mutual agreement between Bannon and chief of staff John Kelly.

Members of Illinois House of Representatives stand in support of Rep. Jaime Andrade's denunciation of a political cartoon using racial stereotypes to make a point about school funding.
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School Funding, Cartoon — No Laughing Matter

The entire Illinois House of Representatives stood in unison yesterday to show they didn't like the way CPS was depicted in a political cartoon. Published by the conservative Illinois Policy Institute, this cartoon showed a black child holds a sign begging for school funding.