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IL Budget Inspires Confusing, Misleading Claims - WNCT

IL Budget Inspires Confusing, Misleading Claims - WNCT | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
IL Budget Inspires Confusing, Misleading ClaimsWNCTAfter all, it's an incredibly complex document that can stir up anger over both policy and politics.
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Why was Stephon Watts killed? | SocialistWorker.org

Why was Stephon Watts killed? | SocialistWorker.org | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Police in a Chicago suburb shot and killed an African American autistic teenager whose only "weapon" was a butter knife. (#usa #news #Why was Stephon Watts killed?
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According to a report by Democracy Corps, the Republican "brand" in US politics is collapsing. : progressive

According to a report by Democracy Corps, the Republican "brand" in US politics is collapsing. : progressive | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet (According to a report by Democracy Corps, the Republican "brand" in US politics is collapsing.)...
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Early voting begins in Illinois - CyG NewsAgent

Early voting begins in Illinois - CyG NewsAgent | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Early voting begins in Illinois http://t.co/jP9su7F3...
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Illinois budget inspires confusing, misleading claims - WBEZ

Illinois budget inspires confusing, misleading claims - WBEZ | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
WBEZIllinois budget inspires confusing, misleading claimsWBEZAfter all, it's an incredibly complex document that can stir up anger over both policy and politics.
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Farrakhan speaks about race and politics in Chicago

Farrakhan speaks about race and politics in Chicago | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that President Barack Obama has suffered more criticism than any other president because of his race and it has created a negative climate that could lead to assassination attempts on...
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Santorum is Obama's dream come true

Santorum is Obama's dream come true | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Let me be blunt: If Republicans nominate Rick Santorum , they will lose.
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Farrakhan: President Obama under heavy attack - Chicago Sun-Times

Farrakhan: President Obama under heavy attack - Chicago Sun-Times | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan said Sunday that President Barack Obama has suffered more criticism than any other president because of his race, and it has created a negative climate that could lead to assassination attempts on the first...
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Video: President Obama Sings Again

The president joins B.B. King at White House event for Black History Month.
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Redrawn map creates battleground in Illinois for U.S. Congress contests - The State Journal-Register

Redrawn map creates battleground in Illinois for U.S. Congress contests - The State Journal-Register | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Redrawn map creates battleground in Illinois for U.S.
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Illinois early voting starts Monday

Illinois early voting starts Monday | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Early voting in Illinois for the March 20 Republican and Democratic primaries starts Monday and runs through March 15.
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Bernard Schoenburg: Flier puts Cahnman on the defensive - The State Journal-Register

Bernard Schoenburg: Flier puts Cahnman on the defensive - The State Journal-Register | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Bernard Schoenburg: Flier puts Cahnman on the defensiveThe State Journal-RegisterBy BERNARD SCHOENBURG Democratic Majority, a campaign fund chaired by House Speaker MICHAEL MADIGAN, D-Chicago, has pointed the paper equivalent of a bazooka at...
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PACs swell with Texas-size political donations - San Angelo Standard Times

PACs swell with Texas-size political donations - San Angelo Standard Times | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
PACs swell with Texas-size political donationsSan Angelo Standard Times"I think once you start allowing people to give large amounts of money, people are going to do it," said Jim Henson, political science professor at the University of Texas at Austin...
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Twitter / Braveheart: The Progressive Movement h ...

The Progressive Movement has captured the minds and inspired the people and politics http://t.co/AV1hxxuS #p2b
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The Progressive Movement has captured the minds and inspired the people and politics http://t.co/AV1hxxuS #p2b (RT @litterof6: The Progressive Movement has captured the minds and inspired the people and politics
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Missing: Abe Lincoln's desk - NorthJersey.com

Missing: Abe Lincoln's desk - NorthJersey.com | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
NorthJersey.comMissing: Abe Lincoln's deskNorthJersey.comIt was believed to have been used by the 16th president when he was an up-and-coming political figure in Illinois.
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Former Republican running for appellate judge as a Democrat - Chicago Daily Herald

Former Republican running for appellate judge as a Democrat - Chicago Daily Herald | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Former Republican running for appellate judge as a DemocratChicago Daily HeraldIllinois Supreme Court rules prohibit sitting judges from engaging in such partisan activities as speaking on behalf of or holding office in a political organization.
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The GOP's Genius Plan to Beat Obama in 2012

The GOP's Genius Plan to Beat Obama in 2012 | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
If Pennsylvania Republicans and their buddies in other states execute a plan to change election rules, Obama has a one-way ticket to Losertown.
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Dr Seuss Is Liberal Propaganda Lou Dobbs Vs The Lorax

Dr Seuss Is Liberal Propaganda Lou Dobbs Vs The Lorax | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Fox Business host Lou Dobbs argues that the movie made from Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is left wing propaganda from liberal Hollywood. Should pro-pollution cartoon...
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Nation's governors get collegial over health care

Nation's governors get collegial over health care | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Wisconsin Gov (AP: Nation's governors get collegial over health care: At the National Governors Association meeting, Illinois G...)...
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George Osborne: UK has run out of money - Telegraph

George Osborne: UK has run out of money - Telegraph | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The Government 'has run out of money' and cannot afford debt-fuelled tax cuts
or extra spending, George Osborne has admitted. (Osborne: UK has run out of money - Telegraph - excellent - so no wars in Iran or Falklands and Trident to be cancelled?
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Gingrich once ran as GOP moderate early in career

Gingrich once ran as GOP moderate early in career | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
The young political candidate sought support from labor unions. He castigated corporations for "raping" the environment. He demanded that big oil companies open their financial books for inspection.
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Governing America With Chicago-Style Politics « American Elephants

Governing America With Chicago-Style Politics « American Elephants | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
He brought to the office a vast confidence that his speech would move the masses around the world, that he had “a gift,” and an insider's knowledge of Chicago politics and its requirements. I have never been to Chicago, ...
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Bernard Schoenburg: New job gives DiCenso chance to run - The State Journal-Register

Bernard Schoenburg: New job gives DiCenso chance to run - The State Journal-Register | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Bernard Schoenburg: New job gives DiCenso chance to runThe State Journal-RegisterThat law bans people paid with federal funding from certain political activities. However, as of Feb. 16 — voila — DiCenso has a new state job.
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So much money, so few lobbyists in D.C. How does that math work?

So much money, so few lobbyists in D.C. How does that math work? | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Spending to lobby the US government has almost tripled since 1998, but numbers of registered lobbyists have barely budged. How the work gets done without the scarlet 'L' of lobbyist registration. (So much money, so few lobbyists in D.C.
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Postal Service moves ahead with Illinois closures - McDonough Voice

Postal Service moves ahead with Illinois closures - McDonough Voice | Chicago Coffee Party News | Scoop.it
Postal Service moves ahead with Illinois closuresMcDonough VoiceIn Illinois, the Postal Service said it plans to move mail processing operations: from Bloomington to Peoria and Champaign; from Carbondale and Centralia to Evansville, Ind.; from Effingham...
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