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Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:22 am
 The J.B. Pritzker campaign slapped a new label on Gov. Bruce Rauner the other day, calling him “Governor Veto” because he’s vetoed several bills that the Democratic candidate supports.Sinc...
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 12:15 am
I’ve told you about the non-binding referendums to be held in dozens of Downstate counties designed to entice pro-gun voters to the polls, but that’s not the end of the story.“Shall the [local c...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:19 am
 If you were wondering whether the latest NBC/Marist poll showing Gov. Bruce Rauner trailing JB Pritzker by 16 points was enough to take the wind out of the incumbent, you only had to look to an...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:22 am
The Democratic Party of Illinois has sent out what could wind up being the most unintentionally hilarious campaign mailer of the season.“Mica Freeman’s Plan: No Budget, No Pay,” the DPI mailer b...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:18 am
 Lake County politics has been rocked to the core this month by the abrupt resignation of state Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) and the announcement by Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor...
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 12:17 am
 Last month, Rep. Christian Mitchell (D-Chicago) was interviewed by Chicago Public Radio about his new role as interim executive director of the Democratic Party of Illinois.Mitchell was asked at...
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 12:17 am
President Donald Trump visited an Illinois county last week which was once considered a Democratic Party bastion but has been slipping away to the Republicans throughout this decade.Madison County, ju...
Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:18 am
 A couple of years ago, a little more than 1,400 voters took Democratic primary ballots in sparsely populated Warren County, which is about an hour west of Peoria. Almost twice that many took Rep...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:16 am
 Back in the old, old days, Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley would pack passenger trains full of loyalists and send them all to the Illinois State Fair’s Democrat Day rally where they were treate...


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