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  • Best hope for gay marriage foes? Pseudonyms

     
    If Hollywood decides many years from now to make an epic motion picture detailing the fight for gay marriage in Illinois, perhaps the film director will mercifully change Sen. Christine Radogno to "Sen. Christine Randolph," and Sen. James Meeks to......
  • They cannot stand Pat. But right's move to oust state GOP chair doomed to backfire

     
    Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee has...
  • Deadline could backfire on gun-control advocates

     
    Wednesday's print column Talk about the Wild West. Imagine officials of more than 200 local home-rule units of government in Illinois — trustees, aldermen, councilors, commissioners, most of them part-timers — suddenly and urgently...
  • Illinois corruption: State commission to propose ways Illinois can fight corruption

    SPRINGFIELD -- The head of Gov. Pat Quinn's anti-corruption commission looked into the eyes of the legislature's top leaders at the Illinois Capitol and said nothing less than a sweeping victory on a package of good-government proposals is necessary to...
  • Demand reform. Here's how.

    "No, there's no chance at all, for heaven's sake. If [Minority Leader Tom Cross] wants a few more opportunities on the floor of the Illinois House, he better do a better job electing Republicans." -- House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie (D-...
  • How reform failed in Illinois

    How reform failed in Illinois
    Just days before state lawmakers were supposed to wrap up business, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and members of his Illinois Reform Commission gathered around a wooden conference table in the office of the lieutenant governor. The setting was appropriate....
  • Illinois corruption: New proposals aim to clean up state government

    A reform group charged with lassoing Illinois' Wild West approach to politics said Tuesday it's time to set limits on how much campaign cash candidates can collect and who can give it to them. But the Illinois Reform Commission's recommendations also...
  • Move is on to halt inflated local pensions

    State Sen. Terry Link compares it to winning the lottery. Local government executives get fat bonuses and retire. Their pensions also are inflated by the bonus amounts, and so their retirement checks get fatter, to the point that they make more from...
  • Illinois Senate overrides Blagojevich's veto, enacts 'pay-to-play' ethics law

    In an overwhelming rebuke of scandal-tarred Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Illinois lawmakers on Monday approved the state's first ban on campaign donations from supporters seeking lucrative state contracts. The 55-0 vote in the Senate came only days after...
  • Trial Day 2: Wiretaps

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich's voice resonated through the Illinois Senate at his impeachment trial Tuesday in the first tantalizing airing of the undercover recordings that triggered his arrest on federal corruption charges. But the snippets of bugged phone...
  • Trial overshadows swearing-in

    SPRINGFIELD -- Gov. Rod Blagojevich invoked Abraham Lincoln's wartime plea of "malice toward none" Wednesday as he opened a new session of the Illinois Senate, which immediately began preparations for an impeachment trial that could remove him from...