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Nuclear talks with Iran and Indiana’s religious freedom law

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This is a RUSH transcript from “The O’Reilly Factor,” April 2, 2015. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.Watch “The O’Reilly Factor” weeknights at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET!
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Illinois’ new GOP governor throws down gauntlet in union, spending fight

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While Bruce Rauner campaigned for governor of Illinois, he repeatedly promised change. Opponents, supporters and undecided voters alike complained he never defined what that change meant.
Now they know.

In his first budget address to the Illinois General Assembly, the… Continue reading

Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio 2016 showdown would force Miami powerbrokers to take sides

Miami – Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio grew up, politically, in the same power circles in Miami. The two men share many of the same Republican donors and friends who helped them ascend South Florida’s… Continue reading

Illinois Gov. Quinn embraces Obama, as other Dems keep distance

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Unlike some other Democrats whose jobs depend on the November elections, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is not dodging an association with President Obama.
Despite a tough election, Quinn is embracing both the president and first lady.

“They do us proud.… Continue reading

Battle-tested Walker fights to keep job in Wisconsin

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Cutting the ribbon on a new facility in Waukesha, Wis., local businessman Gunner Lyslo told Gov. Scott Walker, “Maybe this is something you will do in the White House.” ;
Ever the savvy politician, Walker lifted up both palms, as… Continue reading

Amid gangland shootings, Chicago leaders call for federal resources

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Jasmine Curry, a mother of five and five months pregnant, lay dead along Chicago’s Dan Ryan expressway Wednesday morning, the latest victim in Chicago’s epidemic of gunfire with a bullet to the head.
It was uncommon that she was shot… Continue reading

State Budgets Still in Need of Major Reform

Despite improving tax revenues and numerous reforms, state and local government finances remain in need of major fixes, a task force said Tuesday.
Public employee retirement benefits remain a major problem, according to the State Budget Crisis Task Force, with… Continue reading

America’s willful blindness — Obama is a divider not a unifier

The much discussed Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, which was released Thursday morning, shows a sharply divided America. Not much new there.
Half of those surveyed think that the across-the-board spending cuts that went into effect on Friday with the… Continue reading

There was no ‘tipping point’ in the 2012 election

There was no tipping point in this election. Former Gov. Mitt Romney simply made a number of strategic errors that cost him and the Republican Party the presidency, and any hope that they had of winning control of the U.S.… Continue reading