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Thursday, March 11, 2010 04:52 pm
The Statehouse is buzzing yet again with talk of a new gaming expansion plan. This time, the players say, they have their acts together. Really.I’m always pretty skeptical of these big legislati...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 01:01 am
One of the biggest doubts about state Sen. Bill Brady’s gubernatorial campaign — assuming he survives a potential recount of the Republican primary — is whether he can transform hims...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 06:12 pm
Every night before an election day, I spend four or five hours on the phone with people I trust asking what they think will happen. There are always a couple of races that will have them stumped, but ...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 07:33 am

For Democrats, there’s trouble on the way

Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich told reporters last week that there might be a delay in the former governor’s criminal trial when a federal grand jury, as expected, hands down a new indictment. But ...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 09:06 pm
With the primary election just around the corner, just about everybody I know has asked me who I think will win the various races.I try to avoid making win/loss predictions, and this campaign season i...
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 02:28 pm

Governor offers no plans for economic turn-around

“The Governor, at the beginning of each annual session of the General Assembly and at the close of his term of office, shall report to the General Assembly on the condition of the State and reco...
Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 02:29 am
According to two recent polls taken by Rasmussen Reports and one by the Chicago Tribune, Gov. Pat Quinn has a detectable and significant problem with women voters, but a new development in the campaig...

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