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Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 4:07 PM
By Colleen Connolly

Year in Review: Top Illinois Politics Stories of 2015

The year 2015 was a roller coaster for many prominent Illinois politicians, both past and present, as well as the voters who elected them. Here are some of the top political stories on NBCChicago.com...View gallery »

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Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 10:38 AM
By Mark W. Anderson

Hastert Calls for Immigration Reform

Hastert Calls for Immigration Reform

Saying “immigration reform will make our economy stronger and our country more secure”, former U.S. House Speaker Denny Hastert has called on fellow Republicans to get on board with fixing a broken immigration... Read »

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