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US House to take up bill blocking money for ‘sanctuary cities’

My Way – WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will take up a bill this week blocking funding for so-called “sanctuary cities” that resist turning over immigrants to federal authorities. The move follows the shooting death of a woman in San … Continue reading

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THORNER: SMART METERS: DON’T BE FOOLED. NO REAL BENEFITS, INCALCULABLE RISKS PT 2

Illinois Review – By Nancy Thorner, ComEd is in the process of installing 4,000,000 “Smart Meters” across the state of Illinois. Traditional analog electric meters are being replaced. Featured in Part 1 was a CUBFacts informational sheet on which CUB’s misleading statements were followed … Continue reading

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Here’s how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill

The Guardian – A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the biggest trade deal in a generation, its backers have turned on the cash spigot in the hopes … Continue reading

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Hastert said to have paid student to hide sexual misconduct

The Hill – Former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) allegedly paid off a former student to hide sexual misconduct that happened decades ago when he was a high school teacher in Illinois, according to multiple reports. Hastert was indicted Thursday on … Continue reading

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ALERT: Stop this bill in the House‏

LIPINSKI, ROSKAM, HULTGREN WARN AGAINST ILLINOIS’ PROPOSAL TO OPPRESS FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION SPRINGFIELD, IL – A bill that would force pro-life health care providers to promote and participate in abortion, SB 1564, passed the Illinois Senate this week, and … Continue reading

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LEAVE YOUR 13-YEAR-OLD HOME ALONE? POLICE CAN TAKE HER INTO CUSTODY UNDER ILLINOIS LAW

Illinois Policy Institute – Any parents who leave their children age 13 or younger home alone may be guilty of neglect under Illinois state law. That’s because Illinois law states that “any minor under the age of 14 years whose … Continue reading

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VA Sends Veterans’ Medical Info To FBI To Get Their Guns Taken Away

Daily Caller – Documents obtained by The Daily Caller and interviews with American veterans reveal a shocking government program: The Department of Veterans Affairs is disarming America’s veterans by getting them placed on the FBI’s criminal background-check list. The VA … Continue reading

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7th ANNUAL CHICAGO & ILLINOIS TAX DAY TEA PARTY RALLY

Come join us at the beautiful Arcada Theater 105 E. Main Street, in St. Charles for an evening with top Illinois fiscal conservatives and great musical entertainment from amazing performers Wednesday April 15, 2015 Doors open at 4:00 PM – … Continue reading

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FBI, federal prosecutors investigating Aaron Schock

CNN – Washington (CNN)The FBI and the federal prosecutors in Illinois are investigating whether Rep. Aaron Schock broke the law in accounting for campaign expenses, according to people familiar with the matter. Schock in recent days announced plans to resign, citing … Continue reading

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Obama says he learned of Clinton using private email through news reports

Fox News – President Obama says he first learned from news reports that his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, used a private email account during her tenure, amid reports the White House and State Department may have known as … Continue reading

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