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Limited ACCESS for undocumented students

Beyond the possible funds that the ACCESS bill would make available, undocumented students have few options when it comes to continuing their quest for higher education.

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Progressive budget for Illinois would make the super-rich pay

Two documents on budget priorities and governing presented in recent weeks stress helping everyday people instead of the rich.

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Rauner’s “turn-around agenda” cheats taxpayers and businesses

At least Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Rauner does nothing.

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Obama urges end to “poisonous political climate” in Illinois

He came home to a place that launched his political career - the Illinois state capitol - and addressed lawmakers on creating a "better kind of politics."

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Students to Gov. Rauner: "Do your damn job"

CSU students, faculty, alumns, and community gathered around the Thompson Center where many state offices are located to protest the state's budget impasse.

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Illinois campuses erupt in protests over budget crisis

College campuses across the state are erupting with protests as Illinois enters its eighth month without a budget. 

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GOP-created “toxic wind” blows through Illinois

Bruce Rauner is a billionaire who made his money the old-fashioned way: by lying, stealing, and cheating.

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Today in women's history: Sandra Day O'Connor is FWOTSC

First Woman On The Supreme Court was born on March 26, 1930.

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Graduate workers at UIC rally

The Graduate Employees Organization at the University of Illinois at Chicago held a rally titled "Don't Make Us Strike" to protest the stalling of their negotiations for a contract by the administration.

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Union leader says politics behind attack on public workers

Attacks have no basis in financial fact, President Harold Schaitberger says. They're part of a larger Wall Street scheme to get its hands on workers' pension money nationwide, he believes.

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