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by Aricka Flowers
Tue Mar 18, 2014

LIVE BLOG: The Illinois 2014 Primary Election Is Here

It's Election Day and voters will visit the polls throughout the day to support the candidates they would like to see on the ballots in the November General Election.  

Quick Hit
by Progress Illinois
Tue Dec 21, 2010

The Thomson Prison Mess

Most Congressional observers these days have been following bills related to "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the DREAM Act, and the START Treaty.

Quick Hit
by Progress Illinois
Mon Dec 20, 2010

DREAM Act Is The Latest Casualty Of "Archaic" Filibuster

Amidst the celebration from progressives over repeal of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, many missed the regrettable news that the DREAM Act failed to get 60 votes to break a Republican filibuster. That point is worth repeating.