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Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 12:18 am
 I had the pleasure of meeting several Democratic women candidates from Lake County during the Illinois State Fair last summer. Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) was showing them around town and br...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 12:15 am
Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker has taken the prospect of an immediate income tax hike off the table, telling the Sun-Times that he won’t pursue an “artificial” progressive income tax during the co...
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 12:15 am
 The last column I write before Election Day is always the toughest because some papers will publish this before Election Day and others will publish it after. So today you get a yard sign story....
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 12:17 am
 “I’ll be a check on the Pritzker-Madigan agenda,” Republican attorney general candidate Erika Harold says in her latest TV ad about Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner J.B. Pritzker and I...
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 12:12 am
The more I read it, the more skeptical I became of the racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the J.B. Pritzker campaign by 10 current and former field-level workers last week.   The...
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 12:13 am
Dear J.B. Pritzker, I totally understand the campaign politics of not wanting to say what you think the income tax rates should be under a graduated tax structure. I also get why you won’t say what...
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:16 am
J.B. Pritzker was recently endorsed by Crain’s Chicago Business. The state’s premiere business magazine endorsed a candidate whose biggest promise is to raise taxes on the publication’s well-off...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:20 am
The Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access panel set up by the Democratic Party earlier this year released its final recommendations last week.The AHEA panel wants the state’s political parties to mak...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 12:17 am
The first gubernatorial debate of the 2018 general election was almost all heat and no light. Instead of talking about where they want to take the state, the candidates focused mainly on delivering re...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:19 am
 Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign-reset speech last week has been described as “contrite,” a “mea culpa” and even an “apology.”I actually do believe, as Rauner claimed, that he’s “g...


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