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Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 04:52 am
After the House Republican caucus meeting last week, several members gathered at a local watering hole to toast their new leader, Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs.Notably, several House Republicans ...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 04:48 pm
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner has focused like a laser on his absolute disgust with public employee unions like AFSCME, the Illinois Education Association and the Illinois Federation of Teachers. The wealthy former business executive claims the unions are the root of most of Illinois’ problems and has decried the “corrupting” influence of their campaign cash on ...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 08:22 am
“Ask her,” Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan told a Sun-Times reporter last week. The journalist wanted to know why Madigan’s daughter Lisa would consider running for governor k...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 01:17 pm
Sen. Kwame Raoul, D-Chicago, was apparently taken aback a few weeks ago when his standard public comments about not ruling out a race for governor were taken as a dramatic sign that he might very well...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 06:15 am
Gov. Pat Quinn is leading his sole Democratic primary rival, and challenger Bill Daley will have some serious problems with his blue chip résumé, according to a new Capitol Fax/We Ask Am...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 08:23 am
Back in early February, not a single person picked Bruce Rauner’s name in a Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll of likely Republican primary voters. Other polls taken since then have shown t...
Thursday, June 27, 2013 08:25 am
I think a lot of people believed that if Bill Daley ran for governor his campaign would be as bland and vanilla as his public persona has been over the decades.Instead, he’s turned into the fier...

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