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  • Durbin: Fix breakdowns that let fugitives escape justice

    Durbin: Fix breakdowns that let fugitives escape justice
    Citing an ongoing Tribune investigation, Illinois Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to fix breakdowns in America's criminal justice system that allow growing numbers of criminal suspects to flee the country...
  • Rosemont Inc.

    Rosemont Inc.
    With every cab ride to and from a Chicago airport, 25 cents of the fare goes to a tiny suburb renowned for insider dealing and outsize clout. Those coins add up to millions a year for the suburb — Rosemont — and help fuel a political...
  • Mr. Madigan's bill, Ms. Purkey's pension

    Mr. Madigan's bill, Ms. Purkey's pension
    Gail Purkey wasn't employed by the state of Illinois long enough during the 1980s to earn a state pension. Her stint with House Speaker Michael Madigan's legislative staff, plus her time at the Illinois Arts Council, an agency chaired by Madigan's wife,...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus

    Former U. of I. president to teach at Springfield campus
    Former University of Illinois President Michael Hogan will be assigned to the university’s smallest campus in Springfield when he returns next year from a sabbatical. In his role as a history professor, Hogan will be required to teach two...
  • Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate

    Democratic leaders: We held onto state House, Senate
    Democrats boosted their already strong majorities in the state House and Senate on Tuesday, taking advantage of new legislative boundaries they drew over the protests of frustrated Republicans. House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John...
  • Years in review

     
    CapitolView -- WSEC-TV Springfield: Ray Long of the Tribune's Springfield bureau joins Charlie Wheeler of the University of Illinois at Springfield's Public Affairs Reporting Program, Illinois Radio Network's Melissa Hahn and moderator Jamey Dunn from...
  • Ethics bill looms large on Blagojevich's desk

    The strongest campaign fundraising restrictions state lawmakers have ever approved are sitting on the desk of a governor who was elected as a reformer but now has federal investigators crawling all over his administration. Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who...
  • Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture

    Blagojevich trial will spotlight worst elements of state's political culture
    Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal corruption trial will feature prosecutors feeding voters a steady reminder of the worst elements of Illinois' political culture — allegations that money, insider influence and personal interest drive public...
  • Blagoje-who?

    Blagoje-who?
    One prospective juror for the corruption trial of Rod Blagojevich said her familiarity with the former governor was limited to TV wisecracks she heard from Jay Leno. "He was a joke or something," the woman said. Another potential juror is a labor...
  • Polling place privacy -- Quinn says let's discuss

     
    "It's time for a political science discussion," Gov. Pat Quinn said at a Tuesday news conference in which he made the surprise announcement that he acted to change the way Illinois primary elections are held. Great! All this dismal bickering......