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Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?
Chicago Daily Herald

Lester: Is Illinois GOP uniting in opposition to Rauner, abortion?

Chicago Daily Herald - October 9, 2017

State Rep. Jeanne Ives of Wheaton says the state Republican party, criticized in recent months for its internal squabbles, is banding together in opposition ...

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'Alternative facts' on abortion in Porter County
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 25, 2017

I almost drove off the road recently on Route 20 in Portage when I passed a billboard that said "90 percent of women regret having an abortion." Talk about misinformation. This is an out-and-out lie (excuse me, "alternative fact"). This can be proven in minutes ...

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Lester: Abortion rights PAC calls on Rauner to recruit moderates
Chicago Daily Herald, Illinois - October 23, 2017

Now, a leading reproductive rights political action committee is jumping into the fray with a promise to work against abortion opponents like state Rep. Peter Breen of Lombard, state Rep. Tom Morrison of Palatine and state Sen. Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods.Personal ...

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US abortion rate falls 25 percent, but procedure is still common
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 20, 2017

The U.S. abortion rate has fallen dramatically, by 25 percent, in recent years. The procedure continues to be common: One in four women will have an abortion by 45, according to a report published in the American Journal of Public Health on Thursday.

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Conservatives want to reverse abortion law Rauner signed ...
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 12, 2017

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner holds a press conference at the State of Illinois Building in Chicago on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner holds a

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Abortion funding, truthfulness and a question: Can Rauner recover?
Chicago Tribune, Illinois - October 3, 2017

Abortion is one reason, but character â truthfulness â is another. Not only had Rauner publicly promised to veto the bill, which provides taxpayer funding of elective abortions, he consistently characterized himself as an advocate of an economic, not social, ...

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