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Rauner / Pritzker to go head-to-head

Rauner / Pritzker to go head-to-head

There are fewer than two months left before Election Day and Democratic gubernatorial contender JB Pritzker continues to pummel Governor Bruce Rauner in the polls. The Illinois Broadcasters Association shows Pritzker ...

Presidential Visit

Presidential Visit

Former President Barack Obama was invited to campus to accept an award for Ethics in Government. He talked about being back in his home state, former presidents, President Trump and the country's progress as a whole. ...

Students watching Obama get registered to vote

Students watching Obama get registered to vote

Some students who couldn't get their hands on a ticket to see former president Barack Obama in person gathered for a viewing party at Huff Hall. One of Obama's main messages was encouraging the student population to ...

Full transcript of Obama speech at U of I

Full transcript of Obama speech at U of I

For the first time since leaving office, former President Barack Obama took direct aim at his predecessor's policies, attacks on the free press and independent Department of Justice, and offered a scathing rebuke of the ...

Power struggle looms for House Republicans

Power struggle looms for House Republicans

With Paul Ryan set to depart, Steve Scalise and Kevin McCarthy have hit the campaign trail currying favor with members - and trying to save their majority. To hear them tell it, Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise are b ...

Freedom Caucus split on shutdown clash

Freedom Caucus split on shutdown clash

It's been a recurring scene in Congress for years: House Freedom Caucus members pushing the government to the brink of a shutdown until their policy demand of the moment is met. This time, though, some caucus members ...

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