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Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn arrives to address workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. He appeared with former President Bill Clinton who is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to stump for Gov. Pat Quinn in his ba…

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, right, addresses workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., as former President Bill Clinton and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, listen, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to stu…

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

A worker takes video with his phone as former President Bill Clinton, center, appears with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as they address workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Dem…

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as they address workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to …

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton, back left, appears with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as he addresses workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to stump for Quinn in his b…

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as they address workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to …

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn as they address workers, labor leaders and business leaders at Wheatland Tube Co., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Chicago. Clinton is the latest Democratic heavyweight to drop into Illinois to …

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014 file photo, protesters participate in a rally outside a McDonald’s on Chicago's south side as labor organizers escalate their campaign raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the mi…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner speaks at a news conference in Chicago. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they are also looking to motivate younger people, minorities and ot…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn answers questions during a luncheon in Chicago. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they are also looking to motivate younger people, minorities and others in their base to go t…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014 file photo, protesters participate in a rally outside a Burger King on Chicago's south side as labor organizers escalate their campaign raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the m…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on ballot

CHICAGO | As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school — some on as little as $7.25 per hour.

October 21, 2014 12:19 am Photos

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Get the facts, fight to recover

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Body camera use concerns Illinois police officers

CHICAGO | State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a complicated debate as proponents of the devices in and out of law enforcement raised questions about issues ranging from privacy to cost to public trust.

October 17, 2014 10:15 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Purdue murder and stiffer sentences

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Long-term forecast gets cold shoulder

September 06, 2014 12:00 am

Governors State University to open science center

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. (AP) — Governors State University will officially open its renovated science, health sciences and technology wing this week.

September 04, 2014 8:33 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Hold still, Bossy!

August 19, 2014 3:06 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Dysfunction surrounding Glenda Ritz, state board hurts Indiana's children

August 19, 2014 1:07 pm

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

'Rita's law' could curb corruption

August 09, 2014 12:00 am
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