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Thursday, July 5, 2018 12:18 am
 A political action committee run by top officials of Operating Engineers Local 150 reported a $255,000 contribution last week from a “dark money” organization controlled by the same Local 15...
Thursday, June 28, 2018 12:21 am
 Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan will be on the ballot in just one of Illinois’ 118 House districts this November, but his name and reputation will be featured in electoral battles throu...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:16 am
 According to a recent Capitol Fax/We Ask America poll, Democrat J.B. Pritzker leads Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner by nine points, 36-27, with 26 percent choosing an unnamed third-party candidate...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:18 am
If you ask anyone at the Statehouse about House Speaker Michael Madigan’s former chief of staff Tim Mapes, they’ll all say he “made the trains run on time.”Mapes made sure everything got done...
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:17 am
Pointing out the holes in Maryann Loncar’s allegations against Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) is like shooting fish in a barrel. But it doesn’t necessarily mean that absolutely everything she said was u...
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:18 am
For weeks now, some Democrats have been wondering if their party intends to run a “coordinated campaign” this year and have asked what it might look like. A coordinated campaign means all the part...
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:22 am
 Last week’s press conference announcing his latest amendatory veto was, without a doubt, the best press Gov. Bruce Rauner has had since he fired his top staff last July and brought in that Ill...
Thursday, May 17, 2018 12:16 am
 “Nothing’s more important for a governor than having a good budget because that allows you to manage the state to do your job.”Let that recent quote from former Gov. Jim Edgar as reported...
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:17 am
 Eastern Illinois University’s legislative liaison Katie Anselment had some strong words for legislators during an Illinois Senate Higher Education Committee hearing last week.Anselment testifi...
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:17 am
Believe it or not, one of the questions I’m asked the most these days is: “When will Gov. Rauner and J.B. Pritzker start airing their general election TV ads?”A few weeks ago, Chicago pundit Dic...

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