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Thursday, July 9, 2009 12:21 pm
As with any state legislative overtime session and possible government shutdown, “Job One” right now is making sure somebody else gets the blame. Last week, Gov. Pat Qu...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 06:51 pm

Meanwhile, Republican governor hopefuls posture and pontificate

Every Republican governor this state has had for the past 40 years has raised taxes. Republican legislators and most of their leaders have always been involved with those tax hikes. ...
Thursday, June 18, 2009 05:22 am
It’s tough to find people who truly believe that Gov. Pat Quinn will ultimately pull the trigger and give the go-ahead to draconian budget cuts in the coming fiscal year in order to...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 02:30 pm
The Democratic Party was given a clear mandate in the past two election cycles, but they completely blew it last week. The Senate has more than a three-fifths majority, the House i...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 01:03 am

But will the “old” Mike Madigan return and save the day?

Everybody at the Illinois Statehouse always says they’re for a major, multibillion-dollar public works construction plan. The problem has been that they could never agree on how to spend the mo...

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