Today’s headlines — Wednesday, Nov. 13

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  1. State capital prepares for anniversary of Gettysburg Address SPRINGFIELD | Sunday marks the beginning of a week-long observance in Illinois’ capital city of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The 272-word …
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    Rep. Norine Hammond and Cass County Health Department to hold a free diabetes screening next week MACOMB – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) has partnered with the Cass County Health Department to host a free diabetes screening Wednesday November 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Wal-Mart located at 100 Lincoln Avenue in Beardstown.

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    Koehler thanks veteran and military-member support groups for their service State Senator Dave Koehler (D-Peoria) recently met with the directors of two programs that help Illinois veterans and active duty military families to discuss the good work they do. Health and Disability Advocates Veterans Programs help veterans and military families find the civilian resources provided by the state and federal governments. Veterans enjoy a wide variety of support programs, but of

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    Rep. Tryon Helps Officially Open Huntley’s New Full Interchange at I-90 and Route 47 State Representative Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) joined representatives of the Illinois Toll Authority, the Illinois Department of Transportation, other dignitaries and representatives from the Village of Huntley on Friday for the grand opening of the full interchange in Huntley at I-90 and Route 47. The project, which was completed in 17 months, is the first project to be completed as part of Gov

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    Bellock Teams Up w/Adventist Hinsdale Hospital to provide FREE diabetes screening Rep. Bellock is partnering with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital to offer free diabetes screenings from 8:00am – 11:00am on Thursday, November 14 at the LifeStart Fitness Center in Oakbrook Terrace. The screenings are provided free of charge to local residents. Please call Rep. Bellock’s office at (630) 852-8633 with questions.

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    Concealed Carry Town Hall Nov. 14th Please join us this Thursday November 14th at 7pm at the Wheaton Park District Community Center to discuss the current implementation of Illinois’ concealed carry law. We’ll be there explaining the law, how to obtain training and will also have members of law enforcement present to answer questions and address any concerns. If you have any questions or would like to attend please call our office a

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    Sen. Cunningham co-hosts diabetes awareness events with Rep. Hurley CHICAGO – In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Day, State Senator Bill Cunningham and State Representative Fran Hurley will be hosting two free diabetes screenings in Chicago and Orland Hills. Medical professionals will be on hand to provide blood glucose screenings, answer questions and provide referrals for follow-up care if necessary. Who: Sen. Cunningham, Rep. Hurley and medical professionals

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    elaine nekritz – Bing News

    Legislators to host Affordable Care Act enrollment event in Buffalo Grove State Sen. Julie Morrison, D-29th of Deerfield, and State Rep. Elaine Nekritz D-57th, of Northbrook, are inviting area residents to attend an Affordable Care Act enrollment and information session from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Alcott Center in Buffalo Grove.

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    Rep. Schock seeks tales of Obamacare

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    QCOnline Opinion News

    Editorial: Politics not policy-making The applause Gov. Pat Quinn is getting for tapping Paul Vallas as his 2014 running mate says more about why the lieutenant governor’s job exists than about whether it should continue to do so. Even regular critics

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    Park Board Votes To Bar Dogs Rosemont residents of the four-legged type are no longer allowed in some area parks. The Rosemont Park District Board of Directors voted in support of changing the district’s rules regarding dogs in i

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    The State Journal-Register Opinions RSS

    Our Opinion: City of Springfield should understand transparency laws by now Saturday’s news about a possible Open Meetings Act violation at Springfield city hall has us hoping there was some kind of simple misunderstanding involved. Why else would a city embroiled in an embarrassing document shredding scandal and a costly Freedom of Information lawsuit now so blatantly disregard open meetings law?

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    MDH News

    Kinzinger attends congressional delegation to Middle East, Africa U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, recently returned from an official trip to Pakistan, Afghanistan and Liberia, where he met with U.S. troops from Illinois and foreign leaders.

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    Dewitt Daily News News

    Forty-Two Hundred Immigrants Make Appointments To Get Drivers License Undocumented immigrants are lining up in droves to get their driver’s licenses. Yesterday was the first day they could make an appointment and Henry Haupt, with the Secretary of State’s Office, says slots were going fast. div> Mark Kirk[/caption] Tuesday morning Senator Mark Kirk(R-IL) was on WLS radio with Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft. Near the end of the interview Proft asked […]

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    After 10 months, Lauzen gets his man in as animal control head Chicago Daily Herald – Found 34 minutes agoKirk Dillard calling county board member Mark Davoust to urge him to take a second look at Sauceda’s candidacy. Dillard, who is in the middle…

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    reboot illinois – Google News

    If Chicago fails, Illinois will fail – Chicago Tribune If Chicago fails, Illinois will failChicago Tribune… who presided over most of it. Daley certainly wears the jacket for much of this. Still, as Chicago goes, so goes Illinois. And so, we all should care. Madeleine Doubek is the chief operating officer of Reboot Illinois. Copyright © 2013 Chicago …

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    sue rezin – Google News

    Anthony replaces Rezin at Republican Women event – MyWebTimes.com Anthony replaces Rezin at Republican Women eventMyWebTimes.comSue Rezin, who was previously scheduled to speak, is unable to attend. Anthony is a resident of Plainfield where he lives with his wife, Deborah, and their four children. Among his top priorities in the Illinois House are children’s issues, education …

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    Cuts to federal food assistance hit Illinois workers Two million people in Illinois—16 percent of the state’s population, including more than 300,000 seniors and about 900,000 children—have had their benefits cut …


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    Congressman Campaigns Against ACA – Alton Daily News Alton Daily NewsCongressman Campaigns Against ACAAlton Daily NewsBy Dave Dahl – Illinois Radio Network. U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) A Republican congressman who wants to send the Affordable Care Act to the showers brought out a small businessman to say the effects of the law are hurting his business. U.S. Rep.

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    southtownstar – Google News

    Kadner: Vallas no ordinary second banana – SouthtownStar Kadner: Vallas no ordinary second bananaSouthtownStarAsked if he could handle playing second fiddle to Gov. Pat Quinn, Paul Vallas on Tuesday gave the following answer —“Second fiddle, third fiddle, second banana, fifth banana, three bananas, doesn’t make any difference to me. … I have no problem …

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    illinois channel – Google News

    Court Sides with Sheriffs for Backpay – WICS-TV WICS-TVCourt Sides with Sheriffs for BackpayWICS-TVThe stipend started in the 1980’s when Illinois sheriffs agreed to house prisoners in county jails who are sentenced to less than a year; rather than send them to state prisons. … ABC News Channel 20’s Liz Foster called the Governor’s office for comment.

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    State capital prepares for anniversary of Gettysburg Address SPRINGFIELD | Sunday marks the beginning of a week-long observance in Illinois’ capital city of the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The 272-word …

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    Niala@NialaBoodhoo

    Pleas for Illinois tax breaks by ADM, Office Depot could trigger corporate tax reform via @CrainsChicago http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20131108/BLOGS10/131109861/heres-the-bigger-risk-for-companies-demanding-tax-breaks …

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  2. New year brings changes to GED testing Time is running out for people in Illinois who have passed a portion of the GED test to finish or face starting from scratch. Beginning i…

    BY JASON NEVEL
  3. Carbondale police shootout with Black Panthers 43 years ago Carbondale police shootout with Black Panthers 43 years ago Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:10 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, November 12,…

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  4. Daniel Biss, Joe Walsh talk freedom at heated College Republicans forum November 13, 2013 Political passions ran high Tuesday night at College Republicans’ Bipartisan Forum on Freedom as a tea party favorite s…

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  5. Our View: Paul Vallas as lieutenant governor a waste of talent

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  6. State may salvage something of closures That’s why the state of Illinois’ plan to offer tax breaks to companies that take over abandoned state facilities is a good idea. Because…

    BY THE H&R EDITORIAL STAFF
  7. State lawmakers speak out against student debt To kick off the Illinois Student Senate’s Student Debt Awareness Week, State Rep. Naomi Jakobsson, D-103, Student Senator Tony Fiorentino…

    BY MEGAN JONES | STAFF WRITER
  8. Airport discusses growth, direction MURPHYSBORO – There could be a new terminal at Southern Illinois Airport after a proposal to the Southern Illinois Airport Authority Tues…

    BY DUSTIN DUNCAN THE SOUTHERN

  9. Hosted a meet & greet in #Champaign Co. this morning w/ @ChampaignGOP. Great group who is ready to #MakeILworkagain pic.twitter.com/mLBg6REl8K

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  10. tkacich tom kacich@tkacich

    In 20-minute speech (so far) to Rantoul area Repubs, Kirk Dillard has mentioned "Jim Edgar" 13 times. #twill

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  11. NewsradioWJPF Tom Miller@NewsradioWJPF

    Sen Gary Forby joins us in the studio at 8:20am, listen on line at http://wjpf.com

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  12. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    Absolutely, I’ll be there “@slick_rick48: @tomdemmer you gonna brave the elements tonight and make it out to Dekalb to support the huskies?”

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  13. Ald_Kifowit RepStephanie Kifowit@Ald_Kifowit

    Free Diabetes Screenings will be tomorrow, Nov 14 from 10am to 12pm at the Holiday Inn Express located at 2005 Wiesbrook Dr. in Oswego.

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  14. StatehouseChick Kristen McQueary@StatehouseChick

    Will County AFSCME weighing strike over 14.5% offer. Seriously? Editorial: t.co/oPgorfwvAC

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  15. bruceanddan Bruce & Dan@bruceanddan

    How do you feel about @GovernorQuinn picking Paul Vallas to be his running mate? We’re talking about it now. @wlsam890 #twill

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  16. Sam Sianis, owner of the Billy Goat Tavern says the lower Michigan Ave location will only be temporarily displaced. pic.twitter.com/7qhrAraG0v

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  17. craignewman Craig Newman@craignewman

    RT @ShiaKapos: Will new CEO Roland Smith keep Office Depot HQ in Illinois? t.co/UeZISe9k3a via @CrainsChicago

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  18. jhilkevitch Jon Hilkevitch@jhilkevitch

    CTA budget hearing turns into chance to complain about Ventra http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-cta-budget-hearing-turns-into-chance-to-complain-about-ventra-20131112,0,7892577.story …

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  19. Repub gov. candidate Kirk Dillard meets Champaign Co. Bd member Gary Maxwell at Rantoul GOP meeting this AM. #twill pic.twitter.com/vs9jBIyr5o

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  20. ITKIllinois In the Know Illinois@ITKIllinois

    Get "In the Know" on Obamacare exchange figures, new coal regulations, potential hidden tax… t.co/rVY5j0Z3a9

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  21. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    Happy birthday to Stella Grobe, my former neighbor and one of Dixon’s most dedicated historians. The community… http://fb.me/1aKnN1cw5

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  22. AliciaLewisWICS Alicia Lewis@AliciaLewisWICS

    The time clock is ticking for GED test takers. Come January 2014, those who have not completed their tests will lose their scores. Live at 6

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  23. danielbiss Daniel Biss@danielbiss

    Thx for the invite! Had a great time RT @NUDems Thanks to@danielbiss for coming out and repping team blue at the Freedom Forum tonight!

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    State Rep. Jil Tracy (R) wants more information about health care numbers

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  25. sfornek Scott Fornek@sfornek

    Chicago journalists heartbroken. Billy Goat Tavern may no longer be tallest subterranean bar in Western Hemisphere. http://bit.ly/1aDHFu2

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  26. Manley, Joliet Firefighters Join Forces in Food Drive The nonperishable food donated through Nov. 24 will benefit Joliet’s MorningStar Mission.

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  27. Rarely do we hear from anyone who favors… – The State Journal-Register | Facebook

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  28. State Rep. Greg Harris talks about passing same sex marriage in IL State Rep. Greg Harris talks about passing same sex marriage in IL

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  29. Cameras catch woman riding Blue Line with alligator The CTA has released photos of a woman riding the L with an alligator. The woman later abandoned the alligator at O’Hare. The incident to…

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  31. IDOC Hosts Summit of Hope in Mt. Vernon MT. VERNON — The Illinois Department of Corrections is hoping to help former inmates transition back into society by offering informatio…

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  32. Editorial: ‘America’s tallest building’ goes to New York It used to be the tallest building in America. It used to be the tallest in the world. It used to be the Sears Tower. Now Chicago’s Willi…

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  33. Chicago Cubs make plans for Wrigley 100th birthday CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs finally have something to celebrate: Wrigley Field turns 100 years old next year. The team plans to commemorat…

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  34. Chicago’s Legendary Billy Goat Tavern May Be Displaced A huge, expensive new building planned for construction in Chicago may temporarily displace the legendary Billy Goat Tavern. The subterra…

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  35. Rahm Emanuel to propose ordinance forcing contractors to report corruption BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter Updated: Chicago contractors would be required to report corruption or other wrongdoing by their empl…

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  36. Lisa Madigan – Madigan said her office has never seen a… | Facebook

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  37. Why Chicago should host the 2016 GOP convention OKLAHOMA CITY, November 12, 2013 – Most recently, the Chicago Sun-Times wrote an article on the possibility of Chicago hosting the 2016 G…

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  38. Bulgarian heroes honored by Illinois Holocaust Museum That Bulgaria’s Jewish population in World War II was saved from Hitler’s extermination camps could be considered a miracle, but it shoul…

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  39. State Representative Andre Thapedi Proposes Englewood Violent Crimes Task Force On November 4, 2013 at the monthly Park Manor Neighbors Community Council meeting(PMNCC) Representative Andre Thapedi (32nd District) cam…

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  40. Sen. Kirk won’t endorse anyone in GOP governor’s race BUFFALO GROVE – Republican Sen. Mark Kirk says he won’t endorse any candidate in Illinois’ GOP gubernatorial primary. However, Kirk gave …

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  41. Illinois installs $670K doors on capitol SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CNN) — A facelift to Illinois’ capitol has drawn sharp criticism over frivolous spending. The city architect installe…

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  42. Springfield Sliders announce 2014 schedule; home opener May 31 The Springfield Sliders, the capital city’s entry in the wood-bat Prospect League for college players, announced its 2014 schedule on Tue…

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  43. Senator Hastings visited the Combat to College team at Moraine valley Community College. #getinvolved #IL pic.twitter.com/4q7YJKagmh

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  44. Senator Hastings visited the Combat to College team at Moraine valley Community College. #getinvolved #IL pic.twitter.com/4q7YJKagmh

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  45. Keaira, a healthy young college student, was the first to get covered tonight & proud of it! pic.twitter.com/n3FvcTOiXH

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  46. Keaira, a healthy young college student, was the first to get covered tonight & proud of it! pic.twitter.com/n3FvcTOiXH

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  47. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Thurs, Nov 21, at 7-8pm, free wine & cheese reception at@SeveninChicago, 400 E Randolph St, 7th Fl. Tix & Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/114/EventDetails.aspx …

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  48. RutherfordDan Dan Rutherford@RutherfordDan

    Thurs, Nov 21, at 7-8pm, free wine & cheese reception at@SeveninChicago, 400 E Randolph St, 7th Fl. Tix & Info: http://www.danrutherford.org/calendar/event/114/EventDetails.aspx …

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  49. Today I introduced my running mate, Paul Vallas. -PQ #twill http://instagram.com/p/go_yfxo5of/

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  50. Township program aids general assistance workers | Rantoul Press If you see people picking up trash along Rantoul’s streets, there’s a possibility the work is part of the Rantoul Township Work Fair Prog…

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  51. Dillard picks up DuPage GOP backing State Sen. Kirk Dillard Tuesday won support of Republican township chairmen in his home of DuPage County, where the candidate for governo…

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  52. Policy Wording Sets Illinois Behind on Solar Goal Illinois is less than half way to its June goal for installed rooftop solar. The state’s renewable energy portfolio standard demands that…

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  53. LifeSiteNews.com Nov. 12, 2013 ( LifeSiteNews.com) – Public libraries are taxpayer-funded areas where families can bring their children to read, socialize…

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  54. Tougher tests widen gap in performance in Oak Park schools A change in Illinois standards caused a drop in Oak Park’s standardized test scores this year, with the most significant changes among lo…

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  55. Illinois school clarifies ‘Democrat’ label on Lincoln plaque CHICAGO, Nov. 12 (UPI) — Northeastern Illinois University said a plaque referring to Abraham Lincoln as a "Democrat" is a reference to h…

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  56. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories IDOT Hiring Plow Drivers for Winter Season With the first snowfall of the year, the Illinois Department of Transportation and state polic…

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  57. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " The biggest loser The National Organization for Marriage tried all that in Illinois – spending tens of thousands of dollars on politically connected consul…

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  58. Trevor J. Clatfelter: Sherman has a prescription drug recycling program Prescription drugs are an ever-present part of our society these days, whether we’re young or old or in-between. But what do we do with m…

    BY TREVOR J. CLATFELTER
  59. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Unclear on the concept OK, how could this even remotely be described as a "campaign effort" when the governor’s new running mate wasn’t in the country and Quinn…

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  60. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " *** UPDATED x1 – Rutherford supports upholding law *** Sen. Kirk fires warning shot Republican Sen. Mark Kirk says he won’t endorse any candidate in Illinois’ GOP gubernatorial primary. However, Kirk gave some advice. He …

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  61. Capitol Fax.com – Your Illinois News Radar " Column on Illinois law causes heads to roll at gun mag CapitolFax.com * Guns & Ammo contributing editor Dick Metcalf wrote an opinion piece in December’s edition which focused on two phrases i…

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  62. Rep. Lipinski Honors America’s Veterans in Romeoville Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) on Veterans Day joined local residents, schoolchildren, elected…

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  63. Local News | Galesburg Radio 14 WGIL – Galesburg, Illinois Click here for the WGIL News Archive Click here for national news All AP stories are Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights R…

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  64. Office Depot names turnaround expert as new CEO Office Depot Inc said on Tuesday that it has named a turnaround expert to lead its newly combined company, days after closing its merger …

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  65. Wrigley Field one step closer to tax break If the proposed Wrigley Field renovation gets completed, the team would be in line for an $8.5 million property tax break, under a measur…

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  66. What Does Facebook Say About Illinois Gov Candidates? Would it surprise you to learn you can buy Facebook fans? Reboot Illinois explains.

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  67. NewsChannel 20 Top Stories Tuesday, November 12 2013, 11:44 AM CST Rutherford Trying to Reunite Vets with Lost Medals SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois treasurer D…

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  68. Small-town Illinois movie theater to reopen Small-town Illinois movie theater to reopen Posted: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:17 PM EST Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:17 PM ES…

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  69. PeterNickeas Peter Nickeas@PeterNickeas

    Police: Man caught another man having sex with his girlfriend, so he knocked him out and set his genitals on fire http://ow.ly/qLkgh

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  70. Here a never-fulfilled official plan to develop Chicago’s riverfront, looking east from LaSalle St Bridge, 1958: pic.twitter.com/AXnDJxrXKN

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  71. IllinoisMfgAssc Mark Denzler@IllinoisMfgAssc

    The IMA testified tonight before Nuclear Regulatory Commission on need for clean nuclear energy. Mfg needs an "all of the above" on energy

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  72. dlschreiner David Schreiner@dlschreiner

    Thank you for partnering with KSB Hospital Representative Demmer. Let’s work together for a healthier community! http://www.tomdemmer.org/

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  73. SenatorRezin Sue Rezin@SenatorRezin

    Senator Mark Kirk spoke in Chicago today. He is a true inspiration. http://ow.ly/i/3HVNW

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  74. This evening I talked with a very energetic crowd in #Rantoul about 2nd Amendment rights. pic.twitter.com/gTnMiwMPFF

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  75. GWSawyer Gary Sawyer@GWSawyer

    State plan could bring new businesses to closed facilities. See Wednesday’s editorial. #dechr

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  76. Israel-Latino Midwest Forum panelists. Engaging in international affairs is important to all of us @djblp pic.twitter.com/ek7bK2b193

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  77. Thanks to everyone involved for tonight’s Get Covered Illinois event and making it a success!! pic.twitter.com/7ZcGEx2T9d

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  78. AndyForSenate Andy Manar@AndyForSenate

    Mark your calendars for the Senator’s 38th Birthday Party fundraiser Friday night, November 15th in Springfield…. http://fb.me/2ByAok9xO

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  79. Repevans33 Marcus C. Evans, Jr.@Repevans33

    Stone Soup Project meeting — Topic: Restorative Justice

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  80. karubas Justin Karubas@karubas

    Listening to Curt Bradshaw, Sandack, Senger and others talk about Education Funding in Illinois @DarleneSenger @RonSandack@ipsd204

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  81. IL_Observer Illinois Observer@IL_Observer

    A political consultant gets personal… OP-ED: My Preexisting Condition Reversed by Obamacare http://www.illinoisobserver.net/2013/11/12/op-ed-my-preexisting-condition-reversed-by-obamacare/ …

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  82. DaveThomas5150 David Thomas@DaveThomas5150

    My mistake, it’s @mjzalewski‘s father. So yeah…

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  83. With Republican Leader Jim Durkin in Morris, IL pic.twitter.com/o4arUm9bJd

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  84. ilprincipals IL Principals@ilprincipals

    Appreciated conversing with Sen @AndyManar during Principals Roundtable at Litchfield HS this evening. @ILPrincipalsGR

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  85. RepBerrios Maria A. Berrios@RepBerrios

    Now at Mexican Fine Arts Museum to support my friend @djblp

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  86. moniquegarcia Monique Garcia@moniquegarcia

    Of course, that could change. Illinois lawmakers looking to move up start date of gay marriage, while Hawaii lawmaker may sue to block.

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  87. moniquegarcia Monique Garcia@moniquegarcia

    While Illinois passed bill first, gay marriage ceremonies won’t start here until June. They could start as early as Dec. 2 in Hawaii.

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  88. AmandaVinicky Amanda Vinicky@AmandaVinicky

    Where, oh where, are pension talks now? http://wuis.org/post/possible-pension-legal-test …Visit @WUIS for the latest. #pensions #twill #Illinois #ILGA

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  89. CatalystIL Catalyst Partners@CatalystIL

    Latest Post: Rep. @RonSandack pushes Re-Election Bid, says "It’s Time". We agree. http://goo.gl/nGgdEE — Illinois Truth Team…

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  90. RepBillFoster Bill Foster@RepBillFoster

    I am excited about this wonderful opportunity to bring new #STEMeducation resources to @CityofAuroraIL

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  91. Last week I signed a beam that will be part of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at @AuroraU pic.twitter.com/TBlrjr2sIy

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  92. KirkDillard Kirk Dillard@KirkDillard

    DuPage GOP backs the Dillard Tracy team. Strongest team in the collars http://bit.ly/1830SJB #ilgov

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  93. LisaMadigan Lisa Madigan@LisaMadigan

    Preacher Under Spotlight For Credit Repair Business http://bit.ly/1eHee1T via @nbcchicago #twill

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  94. Here a photograph of Lincoln at Gettysburg, 150 years ago next week:#DavidBachrach pic.twitter.com/LOIK5bLzky

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  95. repalriley Al Riley@repalriley

    Last reminder – Annual Fall Fundraiser this Thursday at Odyssey Country Club. http://conta.cc/1bszk0U

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  96. IDOT_Illinois IDOT@IDOT_Illinois

    We shared winter driving tips & previewed new traffic laws at our statewide "Ice & #Snow" media events today: http://www.dot.il.gov/press/r111213.html …

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  97. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    Last week many of our Senators had the opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross’s Holiday Mail for… http://fb.me/14JmEDuY0

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  98. ILAttyGeneral IL Attorney General@ILAttyGeneral

    Applying for a temporary driver’s license? Watch out for scams http://bit.ly/HLq258

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  99. chicagotribune Chicago Tribune@chicagotribune

    Toronto mayor bobblehead becomes instant collector’s item http://trib.in/HuIChy

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  100. StateRepLouLang State Rep. Lou Lang@StateRepLouLang

    Larry, Curly, too? My pal Rep. Eddy Acevedo has a fundraiser tonight at Moe’s; 155 W Kinzie; 5:30 pm.

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  101. CompTopinka Judy Baar Topinka@CompTopinka

    We’re teaching students how to financially prepare for life after high school w/ The Next Step. Call us to schedule: http://www.ioc.state.il.us/index.cfm/about-our-office/take-charge-illinois/ …

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  102. SenatorDurbin Senator Dick Durbin@SenatorDurbin

    LT Good advice in that video for those negatively impacted by for-profit colleges. Share your story w/me here: http://1.usa.gov/xVjaHY

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  103. (Frerichs 2/2) with @DonHarmonIL. Rep Sandra Pihos and DuPage students Benjamin Yost, Carlos Ortega Guerrero. pic.twitter.com/c0kyBiBz1X

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  104. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Sen Frerichs’ latest college affordability hearing today at College of DuPage… (1/2)

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  105. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Question of the day: * Crain’s… Chicago has a long, rich history of immigration and ethnic … http://bit.ly/1dmKnrT

    18 HOURS AGO

  106. ILTruthTeam Illinois Truth Team@ILTruthTeam

    Latest Post: Rep. @RonSandack pushes Re-Election Bid, says "It’s Time". We agree. http://goo.gl/nGgdEE

    18 HOURS AGO

  107. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Looking to help recovery efforts in the #Philippines? Here are some suggested charities- http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/11/11/how-to-help-philippines-typhoon-victims/?_r=0 …#twill #PhillipinesTyphoon

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  108. PatQuinnNews Pat Quinn@PatQuinnNews

    Paul Vallas introduced as Pat Quinn running mate for Illinois governor http://www.snsanalytics.com/pOw4y7

    18 HOURS AGO

  109. mjzalewski Michael J. Zalewski@mjzalewski

    @kylehillman: So @StateRepLouLang does it work like that? Goto@mjzalewski fundraiser and suddenly feel young." Yes

    18 HOURS AGO

  110. Dan_Brady Dan Brady@Dan_Brady

    Uptown Normal will host the St. Jude Give Thanks. Walk. Saturday, November 23rd to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

    19 HOURS AGO

  111. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Reminder! Please turn your petitions in by Nov. 19th. Emailinfo or visit http://www.frerichsforillinois.com for details.#twill

    19 HOURS AGO

  112. EqualityILL Equality Illinois@EqualityILL

    See @GovernorQuinn sign the #marriageequality bill on Wed., Nov. 20: http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/equality/Pages/default.aspx …

    19 HOURS AGO


  113. Collecting new & gently used hats, scarves & gloves for Metro Family Services. Bring items & get pass for movie pic.twitter.com/Hn9T6tj4m2

    MARIA A. BERRIOS@REPBERRIOS
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  114. IllinoisDCEO Illinois DCEO@IllinoisDCEO

    General enrollment for LIHEAP is open to the public http://ow.ly/qKA34 #ILDCEO #ILLIHEAP #ILEnergy

    19 HOURS AGO


  115. Here’s a map of Illinois corn yield’s by district from the folks over at MID-CO Commodities. #harvest13 pic.twitter.com/LcBlk7SoNj

    ALLIANCE GRAIN CO.@ALLIANCEGRAINCO
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  116. RevJJackson Rev Jesse Jackson Sr@RevJJackson

    In cities across the nation, poor neighborhoods struggle with school/hospital closings, dangerous streets, unemployment and crushed dreams.

    19 HOURS AGO

  117. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Thank you, legislators: [The following is a paid advertisement.] On behalf of the thousands… http://bit.ly/1i6wEsF

    19 HOURS AGO

  118. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Getting it done: * Personal stories can move legislators more than you might sometimes imag… http://bit.ly/1bAv91a

    19 HOURS AGO

  119. BruceRauner Bruce Rauner@BruceRauner

    Thanks to Associated Builders & Contractors for their endorsement. I’ll work hard to make our economy boom again: http://bit.ly/16Zkayu

    19 HOURS AGO

  120. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Join me + other #environmental leaders in #HighlandParktomorrow for a fundraiser. Details here- https://www.facebook.com/events/167618566766380/ … #twill #NorthShore

    19 HOURS AGO

  121. ilhousegop Illinois House GOP@ilhousegop

    Illinois House Republican Caucus Blog: It’s time to solve the Illinois pension crisis http://www.thecaucusblog.com/2013/11/its-time-to-solve-illinois-pension.html?spref=tw …

    20 HOURS AGO

  122. jasonbarickman Jason Barickman@jasonbarickman

    This week’s e-newsletter is out! Check it out and subscribe to get it in your inbox each week! http://bit.ly/1a1wC1T

    20 HOURS AGO

  123. PatQuinnsBrain Governor Pat Quinn@PatQuinnsBrain

    Nobody told me Vallas grew a goatee. Is he trying to steal attention away from me? Note to @bnuckels: Make Vallas shave, ASAP.

    20 HOURS AGO

  124. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill The rollout and the left behind: * The indefatigable Monique Garcia was at Gov. Pat Quinn’s… http://bit.ly/1bAk14v

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  125. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Column on Illinois law causes heads to roll at gun mag: * Guns & Ammo contributing editor D… http://bit.ly/1i6mbxn

    20 HOURS AGO

  126. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill *** UPDATED x1 – Rutherford supports upholding law *** Sen. Kirk fires warning shot: * AP…… http://bit.ly/1bAk3cC

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  127. Stopped by @wlsam890 studio this morning to talk about #Iran and#Obamacare. Thanks @bruceanddan for having me on.pic.twitter.com/dYxEjISL47

    MARK KIRK@SENATORKIRK
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  128. Governor Quinn introduces his running mate Paul Vallas #2014pic.twitter.com/xlpBc2yTSt

    BROOKE ANDERSON@MBROOKE20
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  129. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Koehler thanks veteran and military-member support groups for their service http://bit.ly/1ckbYZx

    20 HOURS AGO

  130. ChrisBWills Christopher Wills@ChrisBWills

    Old State Capitol displays 3,500 flags to honor veterans, mark Gettysburg Address anniversary. http://ow.ly/qKlgq from @wandtvnews

    20 HOURS AGO

  131. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    My office is teaming up with KSB Hospital to offer a free diabetes screening for the public from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m…. http://fb.me/1TlyfZXZ7

    21 HOURS AGO

  132. BrunoBehrend BrunoBehrend@BrunoBehrend

    Adam Andrzejewski is making national news…. http://fb.me/6iOG3CuxI

    21 HOURS AGO

  133. StateRepLouLang State Rep. Lou Lang@StateRepLouLang

    Want to feel young again? My friend Rep. Mike Zalewski has a Young Professionals fundraiser tonight; American Junkie, 11 W Illinois; 5:30 pm

    21 HOURS AGO

  134. tracyswartz tracyswartz@tracyswartz

    my colleague + Pen-aissance Man @RayLong is just a few followers away from 5,000. help him achieve his first 5K, won’t you?#SoLongItsRight

    21 HOURS AGO

  135. tomdemmer Tom Demmer@tomdemmer

    I spoke to students from Rochelle High School yesterday about the importance of youth involvement in business and… http://fb.me/22mEzvH6d

    21 HOURS AGO

  136. BruceRauner Bruce Rauner@BruceRauner

    Happy Birthday to the best Lt. Gov. candidate in Illinois: Evelyn Sanguinetti!

    21 HOURS AGO

  137. tammyduckworth tammyduckworth@tammyduckworth

    Today is my Alive Day.Thank you for saving my life- Dan, Chris, Kurt, the entire Chalk 2 crew and everyone in the chain of rescue.#grateful

    21 HOURS AGO

  138. RevJJackson Rev Jesse Jackson Sr@RevJJackson

    The rich and the poor live in the same city but in two different worlds.

    21 HOURS AGO


  139. Start of great team. @QuinnForIL #ILGov2014 #twill MT @CThomasABC7:@GovernorQuinn intros running mate Paul Vallas. pic.twitter.com/rLpk7y402c

    UIS COLLEGE DEMS@COLLEGEDEMSUIS
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  140. PatQuinnNews Pat Quinn@PatQuinnNews

    Paul Vallas being introduced as Pat Quinn running mate for Illinois governor … http://www.snsanalytics.com/pQw4y7

    21 HOURS AGO

  141. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill Unclear on the concept: * OK, how could this even remotely be described as a “campaign effo… http://bit.ly/1bzSn7D

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  142. ILSenateGOP ILSenateGOP@ILSenateGOP

    The Senate passed many pieces of legislation during the fall veto session. One measure sponsored by State Senator… http://fb.me/16WLGUz07

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  143. MikeforIllinois Mike Frerichs@MikeforIllinois

    Heading out to @CollegeDuPage for my 5th college affordability hearing. Looking forward to my first hearing at a community college! #twill

    A DAY AGO

  144. chicagotribune Chicago Tribune@chicagotribune

    One World Trade Center will be nation’s tallest building, not Willis Tower. http://trib.in/18oyVZ1 via @BlairKamin

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  145. RepKellyCassidy Rep. Kelly Cassidy@RepKellyCassidy

    Join us for our Small Business Accelerator! http://conta.cc/HOaWfm

    A DAY AGO

  146. CrainsChicago Crain’s Chicago@CrainsChicago

    .@WSJ reports fewer than 50,000 Americans were able to sign up for Obamacare http://fw.to/ww2kWxR via @CrainsChiHealth

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  147. With my girl Ms Octavia at yesterday’s food pantry opening @JesseBrownVA Medical Center pic.twitter.com/7E0v0QIm0v

    TAMMYDUCKWORTH@TAMMYDUCKWORTH
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  148. capitolfax Rich Miller@capitolfax

    Capitol Fax #twill The biggest loser: * My weekly syndicated newspaper column… Perhaps the biggest loser in l… http://bit.ly/1cRl19k

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  149. With Rep Keith Farnham @artspaceElgin for Veterans Day celebration of Women Vets pic.twitter.com/TFZVDzXJdd

    TAMMYDUCKWORTH@TAMMYDUCKWORTH
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  150. At the @elgin salute to Women Vets. I love male Vets who love women Vets!pic.twitter.com/PMV78mRz3c

    TAMMYDUCKWORTH@TAMMYDUCKWORTH
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  151. With a WWII WAC @DesPlInes VFW Veterans Day celebrationpic.twitter.com/pOU95PHqBC

    TAMMYDUCKWORTH@TAMMYDUCKWORTH
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  152. WPSDLocal6 WPSD Local 6@WPSDLocal6

    @RutherfordDan is trying to reunite veterans and their families with lost military medals, etc. MORE: http://bit.ly/1gG456v #WPSD

    A DAY AGO

  153. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Munoz bill helps local communities recover from state facility closures http://bit.ly/1cZGxom #Joliet #Jacksonville #TinleyPark

    A DAY AGO

  154. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Senators help retirees pursue answers in CMS benefits changes http://ilsendems.co/17SzjSY #CMS #Medicare

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  155. ILFakeHouseNews IL Fakehouse News@ILFakeHouseNews

    Horoscope: You will never be as depressed as when you realize the highlight of today’s Twitter feed is that it’s 11-12-13.

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  156. ILSenDems IL Senate Democrats@ILSenDems

    Good morning. A surprisingly early snow here in Springfield, hope you all are safe and warm today.

    A DAY AGO

  157. lashawnfordjobs La Shawn K Ford@lashawnfordjobs

    Job Leads from State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford’s Workforce Development #constantcontact http://conta.cc/19L1gfX

    A DAY AGO


  158. Great talking with residents and staff at Heritage Woods in Dwight Friday!pic.twitter.com/TLnRHaocRH

    JASON BARICKMAN@JASONBARICKMAN
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  159. danielbiss Daniel Biss@danielbiss

    Check out this moving @janschakowsky piece on Dawn Clark Netsch in the @politico "women rule" series: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/the-standard-for-integrity-in-public-service-women-rule-99679.html?r=9008G3431689G5D …

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  160. RonSandack Ron Sandack@RonSandack

    Happens locally 2. IL is a 1 pty state! MT @JRubinBlogger: Conservative PACs raise money to go after Republicans .. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2013/11/11/liberal-super-pacs-and-dark-money-groups-outspend-conservatives-in-2013-races/3495983/ …

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  161. pat_brady Pat Brady@pat_brady

    A New Firm Sets Out to Secure Women’s Votes for a Vulnerable G.O.P. http://nyti.ms/19fvxz9

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  162. mjzalewski Michael J. Zalewski@mjzalewski

    "The easy move now would be to give up. But I am determined not to let politics trump good policy." http://fb.me/2MvObue5y

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  163. Out shaking hands at Arlington Heights train station. Feels like mid December!pic.twitter.com/SaaXqKjwLJ

    BRUCE RAUNER@BRUCERAUNER
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  164. ITKIllinois In the Know Illinois@ITKIllinois

    Get "In the Know" on Tax credit for revitalizing surplus property, FOIA burdens, Obamacare… http://goo.gl/fb/1AcSI

    A DAY AGO


  165. .@SeaWorld challenges trainer ban: #MorningMinute @MichaelaCNN: http://cnn.it/1eH5zwm #NewDay pic.twitter.com/R3D9JVFcgL

    NEW DAY@NEWDAY
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  166. MotherJones Mother Jones@MotherJones

    Marco Rubio is raising money for a group that tries to turn gay people straight http://mojo.ly/1i2q5HG

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  167. CityClubChicago City Club of Chicago@CityClubChicago

    The video of yesterday’s luncheon with @RepRobinKelly is now online for viewing. http://www.cityclub-chicago.org/videos/detail/849/hon-robin-kelly …