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[29 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

* From the Senate Democrats…
Victims of childhood sexual abuse would no longer face legal deadlines regarding how long they have to seek damages from their abusers, under legislation state Sen. Terry Link passed out of the Illinois Senate this week.
“I don’t know how you put an expiration date on being scarred for life,” Link […]

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* Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked the US Supreme Court to grant an extension in the concealed carry case. Read the filing by clicking here.
Madigan has to file her petition for certiorary by May 23rd, while the spring session is still in sessi…

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* Former Illinois Supreme Court Justice Moses Harrison passed away last week. This is his career defining quote…
“People often ask how I see my role as a judge. It is to protect ordinary citizens against wrongdoing by the government, large corporations and powerful individuals.”
* Here’s another one…
In a 2002 Supreme Court news release announcing […]

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* Democrat David Gill on his loss to Republican Rodney Davis last November…
“When you look precinct by precinct, you see the impact that John Hartman had,” Gill told me last week. “I would have won by at least a point and a half had there not been a John Hartman.”

Yeah, and if Davis wasn’t on […]

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Infowars reports:Recently uncovered documents prove that the Obama administration has been working with the Mexican government to increase the number of illegal immigrants on food stamps, and when more illegal immigrants go on food stamps JP Morgan mak…

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* Former state Senator Rev. James Meeks appears in a new robocall aimed at African-American voters. Meeks encourages people to call their Illinois House members and demand they vote against the gay marriage bill. Listen…

* Sun-Times…
“The [African-American Clergy Coalition] has begun distributing fliers to Cook County African American Churches,” a release from the […]

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[29 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

Last week was the week that wasn’t for so-called education reformers across the land—especially those trying to shut down 54 Chicago schools.
As protests against the Chicago closings continued, more that 100 students boycotted a mandatory standardized test, crying “enough.” At the same time, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn cut off funds for the city’s largest charter school operator, which had been passing out sweetheart contracts to family and friends of its board members and engaging in political activities for candidates friendly to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

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Most recently, it was vacant for more than a year, after Pat Quinn stepped up to replace the impeached Rod Blagojevich. Tellingly, these episodes did not cause the public to fret about the need for a constitutional mechanism to fill a vacancy in the …

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“A Celebration of Doctor Who” will be held at the Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building in the lower level CMN and CDM theaters from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Those interested can sign up on the Facebook event page for updated information.