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Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum (L) and Mitt Romney debate on February 22, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Prolonged GOP Battle Gives Illinois Primary More Significance

Political experts differ a bit on whether Illinois’ Republican Primary is gaining in importance in the party’s struggle to find a Presidential nominee.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Lawmakers Announcing Retirement Plans Amid Major Political Battles

It’s not unusual for lawmakers to announce they won’t seek re-election in a redistricting year, but a Springfield political expert says that will present challenges this time around.

WBBM Newsradio–11/01/2011