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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 07:26 AM CST

Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign

Clinton '100 Percent Confident' Emails Won't Hurt Campaign

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was faced with the nagging issue of her private email server once again during MSNBC’s Democratic debate in Durham, New Hampshire on Thursday. Clinton said she is “100...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 10:24 PM CST

Gov. Rauner Pushes to Develop Toll Lanes on I-55

Gov. Rauner Pushes to Develop Toll Lanes on I-55

Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he wants lawmakers to approve a plan that would allow the Illinois Department of Transportation to use a public-private partnership to add lanes to a busy stretch of...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 10:01 AM CST

Rauner Creates New Private Economic Agency

Rauner Creates New Private Economic Agency

Gov. Bruce Rauner established the Illinois Business and Economic Development Corporation Wednesday, a privately run and funded corporation dedicated to bringing new business to the state.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 09:47 PM CST

Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire

Jeb Bush Campaigns With Mom in New Hampshire

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has started to rely more on his family as he continues to campaign. Bush was joined by former first lady Barbara Bush Thursday, for the first time since he announced his bid...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 09:12 PM CST

Aldermen Look to Improve City's Mental Health Services

Aldermen Look to Improve City's Mental Health Services

A group of Chicago aldermen announced a plan to bolster the city’s mental health system Wednesday.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 09:01 PM CST

Report: CTU Garners Triple the Support of Emanuel

Report: CTU Garners Triple the Support of Emanuel

Chicagoans support the Chicago Teacher’s Union three times more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel on how to improve the city’s ailing public school system, according to a Chicago Tribune report released Thursday.

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