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  • Tiger let me down, too, and other reflections on the year that was

     
    My worst prediction for 2010 was, and I quote, "A highly focused Tiger Woods will win at least seven PGA tournaments." As it happened, a highly erratic Tiger Woods won zero tournaments this year. I also predicted that former Bolingbrook......
  • Phone-y politicians

     
    Local liberal blogger Georgia Logothetis, who recently took a leave to work for the campaign of Alexi Giannoulias, is back at the Daily Kos with an insider's look at fundraising: Candidates are extremely isolated political creatures. The ticker-tape...
  • Taking great pleasure at small savings

     
    I’m a sucker for stories like this: At the end of a hour-long conversation I had with State Treasurer Dan Rutherford this morning at the Thompson Center, he pushed across the table at me a paper outlining cost-saving measures he’d......
  • Emanuel names rest of senior staff

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 1:30 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel completed his City Hall team today announcing remaining senior staff and highlighting the women he appointed to several top positions. The incoming mayor is relying on seasoned political...
  • Every little bit helps/is only a little bit

     
    Here's what pols do: When they don't like a budget cutting idea, they argue that it will hardly make a dent considering the size of the problem, as if a single idea isn't valid if it doesn't solve the budget......
  • Obama to headline Giannoulias fundraiser

     
    Posted by John Chase at 6:32 p.m. President Barack Obama will headline a Chicago fundraiser on Aug. 5 for Democrat Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, his campaign announced today. The fundraiser announcement, which was confirmed by the White House, comes...
  • Obama to visit Chicago Ford plant

     
    by Christi Parsons President Obama will tour the Ford plant on the south side of Chicago next week to talk about the recovery of the auto industry and the importance of investing in energy-efficient vehicles. The visit Thursday, Aug. 5......
  • Mark Kirk says voters can trust him

     
    Posted by Ray Long and John Chase at 7:20 p.m. PEORIA--Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk said Friday voters can trust him and insisted questions about details of his rescue from Lake Michigan at age 16 will not hurt his......
  • Giannoulias unsure about special Senate election

     
    Posted by Kristen Schorsch at 4:30 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias said Sunday he's unsure if he would run in a special election to fill for eight weeks the Senate seat now held by Roland Burris. If the......
  • Special election for Burris Senate seat close to resolution

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 6:30 p.m. A federal court judge could rule as early as Thursday on a plan that would require voters to cast two votes for U.S. senator on the Nov. 2 ballot — one for an......
  • Senate name calling escalates

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:48 p.m. A media conference call by a top political adviser to President Obama today began an escalation of name calling in the state’s already hot U.S. Senate race between Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican......