The Must List for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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FBI raids Concept Schools in Illinois, 2 other states

The FBI and two other federal agencies conducted raids in Illinois and two other states at charter schools run by Des Plaines-based Concept Schools, FBI officials said Tuesday.

More questions arise on Quinn’s anti-violence grants

Young job seekers in Chicago’s south suburbs stood to benefit from almost half a million dollars awarded by Gov. Pat Quinn’s now-defunct anti-violence grant program that’s under investigation.

Emanuel puts his muscle behind South Side site for Obama library

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing for the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to be built on Chicago’s South Side, offering a package of public and private economic help to spur community redevelopment, create jobs and offer educational opportunities for students, no matter where they go to school, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned.

Clinton tells Chicago crowd that U.S. can’t take role for granted

Speaking at McCormick Place Tuesday, Hillary Clinton, for the umpteenth time, dodged the question of whether she will run for president in 2016.

Tea party rejoicing after Cantor’s shocking defeat

Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration laws.


Rahm’s alderman explains why Chicagoans will now have to pay more taxes to get less (Chicago Reader)

Gore: NSA Snooping ‘Way More Serious’ Crime Than Snowden’s (The Daily Caller)

DATA: How much student loan debt is out there? (Early & Often)Obama Vents On ‘Biggest Frustration’: Gun Violence (ABC News)

Hillary Clinton Picks Miami Heat Over San Antonio Spurs, Is Clearly Running in 2016 (Mother Jones)

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