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  • Fat cat? Bruce Rauner is more of a clueless magician

     Fat cat? Bruce Rauner is more of a clueless magician
    Another dispatch from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist.
  • O Rauner, where art thou?

     
    From Rick Pearson's story this morning: While comfortable ripping the governor for a “lack of leadership,” Rauner acknowledged he didn’t know enough about the (Archer Daniels Midland) tax break request to say whether he would approve it....

    Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's Chicago Business and Lynn Sweet...

    Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of...

    Rain blamed for attendance drop at Illinois State Fair

     Rain blamed for attendance drop at Illinois State Fair
    Attendance was down 11 percent at this year's Illinois State Fair in Springfield, and organizers blame the rainy weather that showered the fair for eight out of its 11 days. This year's fair drew 847,000 people, down from last year's record attendance...