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  • Push for gender-equity amendment returns to North Carolina

    Roberta Waddle of Fayetteville won't forget the day the Equal Rights Amendment died in North Carolina.
  • Fact check: O'Malley lays claim to an ambitious record in Md.

    Fact check: O'Malley lays claim to an ambitious record in Md.
    WASHINGTON — Former Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president next year, tried last week to put some distance between himself and rival Hillary Clinton. A Clinton campaign aide had announced days earlier that the former Secretary...

    Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature

    Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his pro-business priorities through the Legislature in exchange for new revenue to save...

    Illinois House OKs bill to create bobcat hunting season

    Legislation to create a bobcat hunting season has advanced in the Illinois General Assembly. The House approved the measure 62-43 on Friday, sending it to the Senate. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( ) the bill...

    Free the Lyons Township schools

    Free the Lyons Township schools
    Robert Healy pleaded guilty last month to stealing more than $1.5 million while he held the obscure post of Lyons Township school treasurer. He was sentenced to nine years in prison. He stole that money from students, from taxpayers. Prosecutors say...