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ward-room 43 minutes ago Both the House and Senate on Tuesday voted to override stories 2 hours ago Models show morning storms could redevelop this afternoon and evening. ward-room 5 hours ago As the fight for black legislators’ votes continues, gay marriage advocates use a soun…

Illinois Senate Rejects House Pension Reform Bill

Illinois Senate Rejects House Pension Reform Bill

Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan spoke with the press briefly after a meeting on Pension reform Saturday afternoon. advertisement The Illinois Senate has rejected a plan pushed by the House to solve the state’s pension crisis.

Illinois Is Not The Worst Place To Be A Republican

Illinois Is Not The Worst Place To Be A Republican

advertisement Yes, it sucks to be the Illinois Republican Party. The Democrats have veto-proof majorities in both houses of the General Assembly, and a Republican last won the governorship when the Bulls last won an NBA championship.

Delaware Passes Same-Sex Marriage

Delaware Passes Same-Sex Marriage

advertisement Delaware, another state that’s only kind of a state, has just joined Rhode Island in jumping ahead of Illinois on the passage of a same sex marriage bill.   The Delaware Senate passed the bill 12-9 on Tuesday.

Sen. Durbin Confirms Run for Re-Election

Sen. Durbin Confirms Run for Re-Election

AP Senator Dick Durbin will run for re-election for 2014, the Senator told NBC Chicago Saturday. advertisement Hadiya’s Law Sails Through Senate Committee The proposal, named after a slain Chicago teen, would clamp down on straw gun purchases — when someone legally buys a gun and then hands it off to someone would couldn’t get it themselves.

Rahm Offers Valentine to Gay Community

Rahm Offers Valentine to Gay Community

advertisement The Chicago Mayor’s Office thinks it’s a very good Valentine’s Day. On the heels of the Illinois Senate advancing a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office took to social media with a quick post embracing the move.

Cardinal George Issues Letter on Gay Marriage

Cardinal George Issues Letter on Gay Marriage

Getty Images Cardinal Francis George asks parishioners to contact their legislator to fight a bill that would allow gay marriage in Illinois. advertisement Marriage Equality Advocates Push For New Law The Illinois General Assembly considering marriage equality legislation.

Pension Reformers Vow to Reintroduce Bill

Pension Reformers Vow to Reintroduce Bill

Rep. Elaine Nekritz and Sen.

Senate Committee Passes Gay Marriage Bill

Senate Committee Passes Gay Marriage Bill

By Thursday afternoon it appeared a bill to legalize gay marriage in Illinois was stalled in the statehouse and that its fate was uncertain. Phil Rogers reports.

Judge Webster Delivers Webster Commission Report on Fort Hood

Judge Webster Delivers Webster Commission Report on Fort Hood

Judge William H. Webster has delivered to the FBI the Final Report of the William H.

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