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Relax....no doubt a conflict of interest...they aren't required to announce why they vote that way.
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"If the world hates you remember it hated me first"........until I modernized to get with the times and changed all my teachings so they would be easier to follow. Then everyone pretty much liked me again. #thingsjesusneversaid
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Doesn't some one else make their pension payment for them as well?
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Real world you get fired for poor performance. Bad teachers are tenured and score are lower and schools putting out students who are not prepared. Common that core
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2 months ago From suntimes.com

Durbin, Quinn and Schakowsky push class warfare

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Illinois Democrats called for an increase in the minimum wage on Sunday and characterized the GOP candidates for governor and U.S. Senate as out-of-touch plutocrats.

“I am not envious of my opponent, who is a multimillionaire,” U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said of state Sen. Jim Oberweis, a dairy magnate from Sugar Grove. “I’m only one Powerball ticket away from having the same amount of money.”

Standing before an array of TV cameras, Durbin, Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky dished out plenty of populist red meat while kicking off the campaign for Quinn’s minimum wage ballot referendum. 

The measure is nonbinding, but proponents hope a “yes” vote will encourage the Legislature to increase the state’s $8.25 minimum wage to $10. 

Republicans have “forgotten” about “the folks who get up before the sun comes up and get on the buses and the CTA and head off for a long day of work at $8.25,” Durbin said. 

Schakowsky said she and her husband tried to live on $77 a week — and challenged Republicans to do the same.  

Meanwhile, Quinn criticized gubernatorial rival Bruce Rauner for shifting his stance on the minimum wage during the Republican primary.  

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