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  • More than 100 immigration protesters cited after blocking downtown traffic

    More than 100 immigration protesters cited after blocking downtown traffic
    About 120 demonstrators received citations late this afternoon during an immigration rally just outside the Loop.
  • Illegal immigrant driver's licenses bill sent to governor

    Illegal immigrant driver's licenses bill sent to governor
    SPRINGFIELD --- The Illinois House today approved a measure to allow illegal immigrants to get temporary driver's licenses, sending it to a supportive Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. The 65-46 vote came after a lengthy debate in which backers and foes laid...

    Election night plans are a question mark for many Obama supporters

    Election night plans are a question mark for many Obama supporters
    While President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is planning a private party in McCormick Place for supporters on election night, plans for a smattering of open gatherings are beginning to emerge in the final days of the presidential race. An...

    Obama rally: McCormick Place site to limit attendance

    Obama rally: McCormick Place site to limit attendance
    Four years ago, Janesh Rahlan watched the Grant Park presidential election extravaganza play out on TV from the confines of his parent's Aurora home. "I did want to go, but my parents said that is not happening on a school night," said Rahlan, now 20 and...

    Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate

    Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate today¬†approved legislation¬†that would allow tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have special drivers licenses, but the bill’s fate in the House is still up in the air. The proposal, sponsored by...