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Joel Weisman and his panel discuss a possible breakthrough in contract negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools, Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address and the 30th anniversary of the Bears Super Bowl win.

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Hear what viewers had to say about Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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In a roughly 30-minute speech on Wednesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner lightly mentioned the ongoing budget impasse and did not say the phrase “Turnaround agenda" once. Instead, the governor struck tones of reconciliation on issues such as pension reform and education funding.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State address Wednesday as Illinois continues to see an unprecedented budget impasse. How will Rauner appeal to the Democratic-controlled General Assembly and how will Democratic leaders respond? Amanda Vinicky joins us to share reactions from lawmakers.  

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As Gov. Bruce Rauner lays out his policy priorities in his first State of the State address, Illinois lawmakers analyze what he had to say -- and what we can expect from his budget address later this month.

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Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his first State of the State address.

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Illinois lawmakers react to Gov. Pat Quinn’s state of the state address, and discuss what to expect from the upcoming spring session.

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Gov. Pat Quinn kicks off another legislative session with his annual state of the state address. We have analysis and reaction. Watch the address, read the transcript, and listen to the full speech.

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We discuss the governor's state of the state address and pivotal election issues with our Chicago media panel.

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Policy agenda or campaign speech? We have analysis and reaction from Gov. Quinn’s state of the state address.

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Gov. Quinn used his state of the state address to call for pension reform. But did he do enough to outline the path forward? Carol Marin and her panel discuss.

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Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn's state of the state address Wednesday received lukewarm reviews from lawmakers and editorial boards. The governor joins us tonight to talk about new initiatives he's proposing -- plans that critics say the state cannot afford.

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Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn touts job creation in his state of the state address, but Republican leaders wonder why the governor hardly mentioned the depths of Illinois' fiscal crisis. Carol Marin brings us the latest from Springfield.