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Pritzker makes case for 2nd term: 'We have more yet to do'

Jul. 20, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday said he has engineered a road back to sound state finances in making a case for a second term as Illinois governor, but he carefully left open continuing to pursue a graduated income tax that would raise revenue by taking a bigger chunk from...

Today in History

Jun. 27, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 27, the 178th day of 2021. There are 187 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 27, 1950, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution calling on member nations to...

Judge orders early end to Blagojevich’s supervised release

Jun. 01, 2021 23:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday put an early end to the two-year period of supervised release of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, whose 14-year prison sentence for corruption was commuted by President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Sara Ellis issued...