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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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Common Core violates privacy of students and families

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The public, even parents of school aged children, tend to trust those in authority to make good decisions and enact credible laws regarding our public education system, believing that any changes made would be in the public’s best interest.
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Thorner: Chilling truth behind Common Core

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LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. – On Tuesday, May 13, the Northern Illinois Patriots , President Greg Clements, sponsored Dr.  Duke PestaFreedom Project Education Academy Director — an online school offering a complete classical education for students from Kindergarten through High School, free from public school spin and Common Core indoctrination — as its featured speaker at Austin’s Saloon and Eatery, 481 Peterson Road in Libertyville. Dr. Pesta’s topic:  “Common Core:  Dangers and Threats.”
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