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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:19 am
The Republicans have been saying behind the scenes that they have put four Democratic state Senators “on the bubble” – Tom Cullerton in DuPage County, Melinda Bush in Lake County, Jennifer Berti...
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:28 am
 The Washington Post published a story the other day entitled “Meet the wealthy donors who are pouring millions into the 2016 elections.”The paper listed the top ten national donors to so-cal...
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:18 am
 Whenever you see a statement from the Democratic Party of Illinois, you can feel supremely confident that House Speaker Michael Madigan, the party’s longtime chairman, approves of the sentimen...
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:19 am
Gov. Rauner said last week that he has never spoken with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel or any legislators about a much-anticipated proposal to toughen penalties for gun crimes. “I’ve not discussed th...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 12:15 am
An organization controlled by Gov. Bruce Rauner has spent a million dollars on a new television ad promoting legislative term limits in a little over a week. And that’s just for starters.Turnaround...
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:16 am
Is Illinois the next state to deal with “voter suppression”? Maybe, depending how you look at it.You may know that a conservative group filed a federal lawsuit last week to stop Illinois’ electi...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:16 am
 “Do you think he knows what he’s doing?” asked a top Republican last week about House Speaker Michael Madigan’s high-profile role at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.Ma...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:15 am
During the second quarter of 2012, the Illinois House Republican Organization’s largest reported campaign expenditure was a $12,612 payment to the Internal Revenue Service. Indeed, six of HRO’s te...
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:18 am
 Right off the bat, I should say that I think the so-called “stopgap budget” signed into law on June 30 was a good idea. Not fiscally, but because people who rely on state government desperat...

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