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  • Illinois Gubernatorial Forum
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    Illinois Gubernatorial Forum

    Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker faced each other in a debate in Chicago. They were joined on stage by two other candidates, Libertarian Kash Jackson and…

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  • Washington Journal Tim Butler Discusses Top Issues Facing Illinois
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    State Representative Tim Butler on Top Issues Facing Illinois

    Illinois state representative Tim Butler talked about the top issues facing the state. He spoke via video uplink from aboard the C-SPAN Bus in Springfield, Illinois. This program was part of C-SPAN’s…

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    Mayor Harold Washington

    History professor Roger Biles recounted the political career of Harold Washington, Chicago’s first African American mayor.

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    High-Risers

    Journalist Ben Austen reported on public housing in America, retracing the development and demolition of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing project, which at one time provided public housing…

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  • Illinois State of the State Address
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    Illinois State of the State Address

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) gave his fourth annual State of the State address at the capitol in Springfield. He discussed some of his proposals, which include a ballot referendum on…

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  • Political Leaders from Illinois
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    Political Leaders from Illinois

    The Illinois State Society hosted a “bicentennial reflections” conversation featuring journalists Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times and Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune. The journalists…

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  • emNever Been a Timeem
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    Never Been a Time

    Harper Barnes talked about and read excerpts from his book, Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement, published by Walker and Company. The book recounts…

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  • Governor Bruce Rauner Delivers Illinois State of the State Address
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    Illinois State of the State

    Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) delivered the annual state of the state address at the State Capitol in Springfield. Due to technical difficulties, the program is not available in its…

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  • Illinois Electors Vote in Springfield
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    Illinois 2016 Electors Meeting

    Illinois electors met in Springfield to cast their ballots for president. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton won the state’s popular vote.

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  • Illinois Historic 18th Congressional District
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    Illinois' Historic 18th Congressional District

    Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL) talked about the historic political figures who have ties to Illinois' 18th congressional district, including Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan, Senator Everett…

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  • Whiskey Capital and Prohibition
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    Whiskey Capital and Prohibition

    H. Wayne Wilson talked about Peoria, Illinois' history as the “Whiskey Capital of the World.” He said the city’s geography helped build its reputation Whiskey production and export. Mr. Wilson also spoke…

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  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Peoria Illinois
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Peoria, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria, Illinois, from July 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

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  • Senator Mark Kirk Concedes Senate Race to Representative Tammy Duckworth
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    Senator Mark Kirk Concession Speech

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) spoke to supporters after his loss in the Illinois U.S. Senate race to Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). Courtesy WGN-TV.

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  • Representative Tammy Duckworth Wins Illinois Senate Seat
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    Representative Tammy Duckworth Victory Speech

    Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke to supporters following her victory in the Illinois U.S. Senate race. She defeated incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL).She thanked her supporters…

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  • Illinois Senate Debate
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    Illinois Senate Debate

    Illinois' U.S. Senate candidates, incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D), participated in their final debate ahead of Election Day. Topics included criminal…

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  • Illinois 10th Congressional District Debate
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    Illinois 10th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates in Illinois' 10th Congressional District race, incumbent Representative Robert Dold (R) and former Representative Brad Schneider (D), took part in a debate. They answered…

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  • Illinois Senate Debate
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    Illinois Senate Debate

    Incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D), candidates for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat, participated in a debate. Topics included veterans issues, Middle East…

    361 views
  • Book TV in Peoria Illinois
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    Book TV in Peoria, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria, Illinois, from July 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

    255 views
  • Illinois Senate Debate
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    Illinois Senate Debate

    Candidates in Illinois' U.S. Senate race, incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D) participated in an editorial board meeting with the Chicago Tribune. The two…

  • Spirit of Peoria
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    Spirit of Peoria

    Brian Ellis gave a boat tour of the Illinois River on the paddle-operated Spirit of Peoria. He spoke about the early French settlers and explorers who passed through Peoria as they discovered the West. Mr.…

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