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President Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Plus, warming expected to be hot topic at NV debate.

2020Talks - February 19, 2020 


Tonight's the Las Vegas debate, ahead of this weekend's Nevada caucuses. Some candidates are trying to regain the spotlight and others are trying to keep momentum.

Archive: February 14, 2013

GRAPHIC: About 100 Wyomingites are hitting the Capitol with a flash mob today to draw attention to violence against women. It's part of an international day of action called One Billion Rising.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A Valentine's Day flash mob is hitting Cheyenne today. About 100 people will dance at the Depot Plaza and then march to the Capitol for a rally. The events are part of One Billion Rising, an international movement calling for an end to the culture of violence against women. Shelly ...Read More

Photo: Florida Retirement Security Coalition logo. Courtesy FRSC

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A proposal to change the retirement benefits of public employees, such as teachers and firefighters, is gaining momentum in the Florida House of Representatives. House Bill 7011 would force all public employees hired by agencies participating in the Florida retirement system aft ...Read More

PHOTO: The President’s renewed promise to fight climate change is getting kudos from environmental advocates in Ohioans and across the nation. Photo courtesy of NRDC.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - President Obama's renewed promise to fight climate change is getting kudos from environmental advocates in Ohio and across the nation. Frances Beinecke, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, was in the gallery for Tuesday's State of the Union address and heard firstha ...Read More

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama joined NY Governor Cuomo in pledging to commit more resources and support for pre-kindergarten programs – an investment they say will boost the economy while producing better students and citizens. Photo courtesy Build Initiative

ALBANY, N.Y. - In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama committed to universal pre-K, with the goal of all children entering kindergarten prepared for academic success. The President proposed working with Congress to provide all 4-year-olds in low- and moderate-income families w ...Read More

PHOTO:  President Obama is getting solid reviews from environmental groups who like what he had to say on climate change in his State of the Union speech. Image courtesy of The White House

HARRISBURG, Pa. - President Obama's no-punches-pulled challenge to Congress during Tuesday's State of the Union speech to take action on global warming is getting high marks from environmental groups concerned about carbon emissions and clean-air standards. Frances Beinecke, president of the Natura ...Read More

Deep budget cuts have excluded thousands of IL kids from pre-school   Courtesy of: voices4kids.org

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The new Kids Count 2013 report, to be released this morning, concludes that great recession and state budget cuts are threatening the future of Illinois children, especially when it comes to preschool and child care. Voices for Illinois Children President Gaylord Gieseke (GEE-ski ...Read More

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