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    Book Discussion on Fixing Illinois

    J. Thomas Johnson and James Nowlan, co-authors of Fixing Illinois: Politics and Policy in the Prairie State, talked about their book. They spoke with Chicago Tribune political reporter…

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    Illinois Primary Races

    Lynn Sweet previewed primary races in Illinois. They included the Republican contest for the party’s gubernatorial nominee and a handful of key congressional races.

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    Reaction to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn

    A news report about Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s State of the State address was shown.

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    Illinois State of the State Address

    Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (D) gave his annual state of the state address to state legislators. He outlined his agenda for the new year, which included a call to raise the minimum…

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    Illinois 13th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for Illinois' 13th Congressional District Rodney Davis (R) and David Gill (D) debated campaign issues. Rodney Davis was serving as U.S. Representative John Shimkus' project…

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    Illinois 10th Congressional District Debate

    Illinois 10th House district candidates Representative Robert Dold (R) and Brad Schneider (D) debated various campaign issues in an election forum on the set of “Chicago…

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    Illinois 17th Congressional District Debate

    Illinois' 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Bobby Schilling (R) and Cheri Bustos (D) debate campaign issues at Bradley University. Courtesy of WTVP.

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    Illinois 8th Congressional District Debate

    Representative Joe Walsh (R) and challenger Tammy Duckworth (D) met in the final of their three debates for Illinois' 8th Congressional District seat. This debate was part of a news…

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    Book Discussion on Golden

    Chicago Tribune reporters Jeff Coen and John Chase, authors of Golden: How Rod Blagojevich Talked Himself out of the Governor’s Office and into Prison, talked about the political…

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    Illinois 12th Congressional District Debate

    Paula Bradshaw (Green), Jason Plummer (R), and William Enyart, running to represent Illinois' 12th Congressional District, took part in a candidates' debate.

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    Dennis Van Roekel on Chicago Teachers' Strike

    Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National Education Association, talked about the strike by public school teachers in Chicago and similar problems facing other cities. Topics…

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    Chicago Teachers' Strike

    Stephen Sawchuck discussed the strike of public school teachers in Chicago. He talked about the agreement in principle that had been reached in Chicago that would allow schools to…

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    Book Discussion on Illinois in the War of 1812

    Gillum Ferguson talked about his book, Illinois in the War of 1812. He talked about the history of Illinois and the roots of the War of 1812 as well the campaigns…

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    Illinois Primary Night Coverage

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    Illinois State of the State Address

    Governor Pat Quinn made his annual state of the state address to state legislators.

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    Political Legacies of Adlai Stevenson

    The panelists talked about the political legacy of Adlai Stevenson II, Illinois governor and presidential contender against Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956. They said that he left a mark on…

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    Chicago Mayoral Election Results

    Rick Pearson talked by phone about Rahm Emamuel’s victory in the Chicago mayoral election, and the problems he will face when he is sworn in on May 16, 2011. Following the interview…

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    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Migeul del Valle, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley-Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

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    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Gery Chico, Miguel del Vall, Carol Moseley Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

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    2011 Chicago Mayors' Race

    Stefan Hankin talked about the 2011 Chicago mayor’s race at the American University Campaign Management Institute.  The college-level class is an annual two-week program to train…

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