Opinion

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Historic voter mobilization blocks Republican takeover of Illinois

In the face of a horrible economic crisis and torrent of secret outside money,  progressive forces blocked a complete takeover of Illinois state government by Republicans.

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In Illinois, vote "no" on recall and defend democracy

Proponents say the  constitutional amendment is an added check and balance. Sounds democratic, but is it really?