| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli Democrats are, with appropriate perspective, pointing to a handful of polls this week that they say indicates the political climate is at worst stabilizing, and at best beginning to improve for their Congressional candidates this year....
| Jul 26, 2010
| 9:09 AM
| Sep 21, 2010
| 1:24 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama will make her first foray into the midterm election cycle in October when she begins a series of trips that will take her to six states and end with California campaign events for House Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn will name former Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias as chairman of the Illinois Community Colleges Board today.
Giannoulias, a Democrat, narrowly lost the November election for U.S. Senate to Republican Mark Kirk. The big-dollar, high-...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 1:00 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
6:39 a.m. Bill Morris, the renegade member of the Illinois Tollway Board of Directors, tells Greg Jarrett why he opposes a proposed 87% fare hike and prefers smaller increase.
7:09 a.m. Did you know the Illinois ...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:36 AM
This week’s Bloomberg Businessweek magazine offers up an eclectic collection of “how to” articles, from fixing Europe’s economy to running a meeting. Then there’s this offering: How to play basketball against President Barack...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:18 PM
The oversized invitation for the opening of Ian Schrager's newest hotel, Public Chicago, stated "no jacket required and dress knockout." And even though the party was intended to be a celebration of the hotel, formerly the Ambassador East, it also...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 6:24 PM
Mark Kirk will formally endorse former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination on Monday, sources close to the political operation of the first-term Illinois Republican senator said Sunday.
Kirk, the state’s...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:08 AM
First-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk faces a potentially long road back from a weekend stroke that his neurosurgeon said could leave the lawmaker with lasting physical damage but also a full mental recovery.
The 52-year-old North Shore politician...
| Nov 17, 2009
While federal officials on Monday toured a near-vacant state prison in northwestern Illinois that could be used to house terrorism suspects, Democrats and Republicans waged a fierce public relations battle pitting the lure of economic development...
| Jul 3, 2009
When a politically connected Greek Orthodox priest wanted help getting the daughter of a family friend into the University of Illinois, he reached out to a campaign adviser to state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias.
Giannoulias' political director came...