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What does the IL budget process look like on social media?

Last night the Illinois General Assembly faced down their deadline for a new state budget- consistently one of the most exciting legislative days of the year. If listening to our coverage of the process isn't dynamic enough for you, Twitter can provide a Rashomon-like alternative.
  • First there's the party line- the Senate GOP and Senate Dems' official feeds.
  • John Fritchey provides references to Ice-T
  • Franco Coladipietro gives the DuPage County GOP perspective
  • William Burns inducts new members to his "Century Club" (GA members with 100 "no" votes)
  • Dan Rutherford does play-by-play of the debate on the floor
  • Michael Zalewski ponders messing with the space-time continuum by Tweeting about Facebook and the Capitol Fax blog
  • And of course, The Capitol Fax fills in the gaps.

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