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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

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Illinois GOP Sues To Block New Legislative Map

Illinois Republican leaders have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new legislative district map, which was drawn up entirely by Democratic lawmakers and approved by Gov. Pat Quinn.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011