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Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 12:58 am
Lots of people are having trouble getting their heads around the fact that Republican state Sen. Bill Brady may well be our next governor. This is, after all, a Democratic state.But it’s way pas...
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 01:02 am
There is no doubt whatsoever that Republicans in this state have every reason to cheer and Democrats have all the reasons in the world to grumble.Republicans have a fired up, angry base that can’...
Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 05:26 pm
Democrats throughout the country and right here in Illinois are pushing a two-pronged negative strategy to retain their hold on power in these uncertain times. The first is to do as much opposition re...
Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 12:58 am
Gov. Pat Quinn was in rare form last week as he attacked state Sen. Bill Brady before his Republican opponent had a chance to get his own licks in. Quinn was put in an extremely awkward position by hi...
Thursday, July 29, 2010 04:01 pm
I was looking through Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign finance reports the other day and saw that he went way out of his way to list even the tiniest in-kind contributions.“In-kind” donatio...
Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:00 pm
So, why did Gov. Pat Quinn close the gap with Republican state Sen. Bill Brady in Rasmussen Reports’ latest poll? There’s a one-word answer: women.Rasmussen’s newest poll had Brady a...
Thursday, July 15, 2010 06:43 am
I was talking to my mom on the phone last week and just as I was about to hang up she stopped me short and insisted that we talk about Gov. Pat Quinn’s bigtime raises to his top staff.If you&rsq...
Thursday, July 8, 2010 01:41 am
During the long, excruciating overtime state legislative session of 2007, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan complained that Gov. Rod Blagojevich had a habit of diverting high-level discussions aw...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 12:13 am

Was Lon Monk trying to steer the governor straight? Or was he rotten?

To many Illinois politics insiders, one of the more surprising aspects of this Rod Blagojevich saga is not that the former governor was arrested. Most of them knew for years that he was heading for bi...

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