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[11 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]

In a major upset, the Central Committee of the Chicago Republican Party voted 17 to 3 with 2 abstentions to back conservative challenger State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) over incumbent Governor Bruce Rauner. The vote took place Wednesday evening at a general meeting of the city’s Republican ward committeemen.

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image William Hale Thompson, last Republican Mayor of Chicago

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[27 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Tim Benson, RealClearEducation – Imagine for a second that you are one of Pennsylvania’s poor. You love your children and work hard to provide the best for them you can. You want nothing more than for them to have…

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[23 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

Photo: BND A former lieutenant governor candidate is now running for the state senate. Jason Plummer, of Edwardsville, confirmed on Facebook he is seeking the seat being vacated by state Sen. Kyle McCarter, R-Lebanon, who said he is not running…

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[5 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]

Justin Haskins, Washington Examiner – If the current state of the health insurance market weren’t so tragic, former President Barack Obama’s many promises and statements about Obamacare would be laughable. Obamacare could end up being remembered as one of the…

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[4 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Ruining someone’s name is very easy. So is calling them a "racist." Take the case of Ty Cobb, one of the greatest baseball players ever. Cobb is known as a racist and a dirty ballplayer. Is it true? Charles Leerhsen,…

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[10 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]

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[5 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced he has made appointments to the Illinois Bicentennial Commission. On September 20, Governor Rauner signed Executive Order 2016-11 to create the new Illinois Bicentennial Commission and the Governor’s Office of the Illinois Bicentennial to…

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[29 Aug 2016 | No Comment | ]

Are 3.5 million children in America really living on less than $2 per day? That’s the claim of some reports based on a new book, $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, by Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer….

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[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]

Since 2009, the Obama administration has added 229 major regulations, with $108 billion in quantifiable costs, to the regulatory burden facing Americans, reports James L. Gattuso and Diane Katz. It’s long past time to pare back the regulatory state. Gattuso’s…

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[28 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]

BELLEVILLE – State records show the owners of a company hired to post election results online for St. Clair County made campaign contributions to a former county clerk. Donations included one just days before the contract renewal was to be…