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Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:05 pm
The biggest problem with passing Gov. Pat Quinn’s tax hike and budget proposals is not that almost every Statehouse interest group opposes them. The Illinois Federation of Te...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 09:04 pm
Republican State Sen. Bill Brady kicked off his new gubernatorial campaign the other day by claiming that Illinois’ horrific budget deficit can be “managed.” But a new re...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 02:46 pm
Can the votes of a handful of Chicago and Cook County residents change Illinois? We are about to find out. Winning 22 percent of the vote is not usually considered an overwhelming mandate, bu...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 01:26 am
Every two years, the Illinois Republican Party tears itself apart over a piece of legislation that supposedly would allow rank and file party members to have more say in party affairs. Th...
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 01:22 pm
The nasty and brutish Statehouse war is officially over for everyone but House Speaker Michael Madigan. The House Republicans made a big stink last week. It was totally expected. T...
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009 04:06 am
Before Rod Blagojevich came along, Pat Quinn was often ridiculed as a camera-hungry huckster with lots of ideas and little follow-through. But after six years of Blagojevich’s...
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 11:20 pm

Here’s what Barbara Walters and Geraldo forgot to ask

Untitled Document Gov. Rod Blagojevich was all over the TV shows Monday saying that if people just understood the “context” of his quotes on the FBI surveillance tapes, then they w...
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009 12:58 am
Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) said last week that the Senate Democrats will seek “feedback” from the Senate Republicans before making final decisions on new rules for the...

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