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Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:15 AM CDT

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In

The shot wasn’t always steady, and sometimes people got in the way. Such are the perils of recording video on a cellphone. Streaming media conveyed House Democrats' message to the masses when C-SPAN cameras...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:15 AM CDT

'No Fly, No Buy' Gun Measure Survives Senate

'No Fly, No Buy' Gun Measure Survives Senate

A Republican-backed compromise amendment to prevent people on the "no fly list" from acquiring firearms survived an effort to kill the measure Thursday — but at the moment it likely lacks the votes to pass...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:11 PM CDT

Rauner Won't Agree to Budget Deal With CPS 'Bailout'

Rauner Won't Agree to Budget Deal With CPS 'Bailout'

With time running out before the July 1 deadline to pass a budget, the Illinois House and Senate will return to Springfield next week, with a vote likely to take place on a stop-gap measure to pay the state's...

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 07:46 PM CDT

Revolution Is 'Just Getting Started': Sanders

Revolution Is 'Just Getting Started': Sanders

Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters Thursday that his campaign is "just getting started" fighting economic inequality, changing the Democratic Party and bolstering Democrats running for Congress.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:31 PM CDT

Quinn Urges Emanuel to Sign Term-Limit Petition: Report

Quinn Urges Emanuel to Sign Term-Limit Petition: Report

Former Gov. Pat Quinn urged Mayor Rahm Emanuel to sign a petition Wednesday that looks to impose term limits on the mayor, the Chicago Tribune reports.

Thursday, Jun 23, 2016 at 06:32 PM CDT

New Kirk Ad Distances Senator from GOP, Trump

New Kirk Ad Distances Senator from GOP, Trump

Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign released a new TV advertisement Thursday that frames the senator as “bipartisan” and “independent" on a series of issues.

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