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Embattled Sen. Trotter Among 2nd Dist. Hopefuls Asking For Democratic Nod SaturdayAll eyes will be on the Democratic Party on Saturday, when committeemen will decide which candidate to support in the 2nd Congressional District to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
State Senator Acquitted Of Trespassing, Property DamageState Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) has been acquitted of trespassing and property damage charges stemming from a dispute with a neighbor this summer.
Questions Arise About Fundraising Activities By Former State Sen. HendonQuestions are arising about the campaign fund raising activities of former Illinois State Senator and one time Chicago alderman Ricky Hendon.
State Sen. Schoenberg To Retire When Term EndsIllinois State Sen. Jeffrey Schoenberg (D-Evanston) has decided to retire at the end of his current term, after 22 years in the General Assembly.
State Sen. Suzi Schmidt Won't Step Down, Will Run AgainState Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) acknowledged on Wednesday that it was “inappropriate” for her to request special treatment when she called 911 last Christmas during a marital dispute, but said she is not stepping down as many had expected.
Lawmaker: Put Ads On License Plates For RevenueAn Illinois lawmaker is hoping to raise the state’s revenues by selling advertising on license plates.
Meeks Outlines Plans For SchoolsMayoral Hopeful state Sen. Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago) has major plans for the Chicago Public Schools.
State Senator Slams Metra LeadershipIllinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) slammed Metra in a letter, as he withdrew his name from consideration as executive director of the commuter train agency.
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