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ANOTHER Cook County Republican candidate encounters voting problems

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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – Monday, when GOP 12th sub-circuit judicial candidate James Paul Pieczonka went to the Arlington Heights Village Hall to vote, he was surprised to find the signature on Cook County Board of Elections’ files didn’t look at all like his.
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Chicago-based federal judge envisions ‘rape license’ for ‘right to rape’

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CHICAGO – Judge Richard Posner, a federal judge with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently become a hero to the pro-”gay marriage” left when, by way of a “legal analysis” free from the troublesome constraints of logic, case precedent, biology, tradition and reality in general, he managed to somehow divine a long-hidden constitutional “right” for two dudes to get “married.”
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New study finds Democrats pay black staffers 30% less

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to the left-wing Daily Beast, campaign staffers who are “people of color” routinely get paid less than their white, “non color” counterparts, and are often given less glamorous jobs.
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Candidate compares Dick Durbin to ‘Dick Nixon’ over IRS targeting

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SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – State Senator Jim Oberweis, who is challenging Democrat U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, released a new radio ad Thursday linking Dick Durbin’s use of the IRS to intimidate conservative organizations and politicians to the late President Richard Nixon’s similar IRS intimidation.
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Illinois bonds near junk status

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NEW YORK – A combination of Illinois’ $2 billion short budget and the state’s Supreme Court leaning against the General Assembly pension reform has devalued Illinois’ bonds, but not quite low enough for junk bond investors to buy up yet. Bloomberg reports:

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Feds look into how Illinois spent Obamacare funds

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – How the state of Illinois spent $33 million sent from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to promote the Affordable Care Act has piqued the interest of the federal Office of Inspector General.
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Chicago Imam calls for Jihad against Israel

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CHICAGO – Within blocks of Midway International Airport on Chicago’s south side is located the Chicago Islamic Center, in the 3400 block of 63rd Street. There, during the week of July 18-25, Sheik Muhamed Elihim called on local jihad devotees to aid fellow believers in Gaza and Palestine and destroy Israel.
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