8:03 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Second state vote planned for Obama Presidential Library

Illinois legislators will vote a second time on a plan to spend $100 million to help lure Barack Obama's Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago, following a controversy.  

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7:11 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

IL House committee votes on Obama Presidential Library measure

A State House committee is advancing a plan to use 100 million dollars to build Barack Obama’s presidential library in Illinois.  But one Republican says the vote may have been illegal.  

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12:58 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas

President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 15 Illinois counties major disaster areas.  That includes Tazewell county where hundreds of homes were destroyed in Washington and surrounding towns.  Woodford, Champaign and LaSalle counties were also among those getting the federal designation.  Federal assistance that's made available can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans for uninsured property losses.

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6:17 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Group questions using healthcare hotline number

As the federal government continues to grapple with glitches in the new health insurance website, President Obama this week encouraged people to use the insurance exchanges' telephone hotline instead.

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5:44 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Bustos weighs-in on healthcare glitches

President Barack Obama Monday said there was ‘no sugarcoating’ the online computer bugs following the launch of his health care law.  Congresswoman Cheri Bustos says more time is needed before fixing the glitches that people encounter during the enrollment process:

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State News
10:51 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

IL Congressmen react to President’s speech on Syria

Some Illinois Congressmen are having mixed reactions to President Barack Obama’s speech about Syria.

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4:42 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Obama sounds familiar themes at Knox College speech

Speaking to a boisterous crown at Knox College today, President Obama outlined what he wants to do to rebuild the middleclass.  IPR’s Scott Stuntz reports:


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