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Celebrate The 80th Anniversary Of The Repeal Of Prohibition In Chicago

On December 5th of 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment and honest citizens secretly drinking hootch in their basements and at speakeasies could finally, legally have a drink or two to relax without worrying about the fuzz. Here’s how to celebrate.

12/05/2013

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Durbin Wants To Repeal $4B Subsidy To Oil Companies

With gas prices continuing to rise, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday he wants to pull $4 billion in federal subsidies provided to big oil companies.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2012

Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross (left), Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno, (center) and anti-tax advocate Jim Tobin call for a repeal of the state's 2011 income tax hike, with a display of $1,000 in groceries to illustrate the estimated $1,000 a year the tax hike costs Illinois families. (Credit: CBS)

Republicans Slam Democrats On Anniversary Of Income Tax Hike

Marking the first anniversary of the income tax hike approved by Gov. Pat Quinn and the Democrat-controlled legislature, Republican lawmakers hammered Democrats over the tax increase, saying people don’t like it and it’s not working.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

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Members Of Congress Hold Chicago Hearing On Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Three Illinois members of Congress held a hearing in Chicago Friday on their effort to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which they call blatantly discriminatory.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

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Cook County To Repeal Sales Tax Hike By 2013

The Cook County Board has voted to repeal what remains of an infamous 2008 sales tax hike over the next two years.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Robert Dold (Photo From doldforcongress.com)

Illinois Rep. Leading Charge Against Health Care Overhaul

A freshman Illinois congressman is among those leading the charge to repeal President Barack Obama’s overhaul of health care.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011

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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Long Overdue, Lobbyists Say

The Senate may have voted 65 to 31 to repeal the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy this weekend, but the particulars allowing gays to openly serve in the military will take months to approve and implement.

12/19/2010