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Video and Updates: Quinn to sign same-sex marriage bill

Illinois entered the history books Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn signed the gay marriage bill into law, making the state the 16th in the nation to make same-sex marriage legal.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s pension reform plan will cost workers $55 million by 2025 and reduce their benefits by 14 percent, an independent analysis has concluded. | AP


Analysis: Pension reforms to cost workers $55 million by 2025

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with CTA President Forrest Claypool, in 2011 | Sun-Times files


Despite recent hirings, Emanuel has "full confidence" in Claypool

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., left, talks with Mayor Rahm Emanuel as the newly-renovated International Terminal 5 is unveiled at O'Hare International Airport earlier this month. (AP file photo)


Durbin has massive cash advantage over Oberweis

LBJ Presidential Library Director Mark Updegrove, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) arrive in the Great Hall at the LBJ Presidential Library on the third day of the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Ricardo Brazziell-Pool/Getty Images)


Obama presidential library: Panel advances $100 million boost