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  • The TV spot Kirk Dillard cut for Barack Obama in 2007 that now haunts him with GOP voters

     
    Sen. Dillard’s ad for Obama, saying he’d serve our country well as president of the United States, is a non-starter among most Republicans and, frankly, independents ”-- Bill Brady during last night's Republican gubernatorial debate I...
  • Poll: GOP race tightening a wee bit

     
    Updated Illinois Observer: A We Ask America survey, taken on Tuesday February 25, says (Bruce) Rauner is still way ahead of his opponents at 35.6%, followed by (Hinsdale state Sen. Kirk) Dillard at 17.2%. Trailing in third and fourth place......
  • Dillard gains backing from state's two major teachers' unions

    Dillard gains backing from state's two major teachers' unions
    The Illinois Federation of Teachers endorsed Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard on Sunday, giving the state senator from Hinsdale the backing of the state's two major — and politically active — teachers unions. The move by the IFT,...
  • Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

    Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field
    “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be...
  • Candidates, name that (favorite) tune!

     
    Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......
  • Rauner's attack on Quinn is a crime against truth

     
    Wednesday's print column About three quarters of the way through last week's Republican gubernatorial debate, moderator Ron Magers of ABC- Ch. 7 turned the attention of the four candidates to the issue of gun control, specifically whether Illinois...
  • Social issues no issue in top GOP race

     
    Friday's print column Because I'm a glutton for platitudes, I spent Thursday morning listening again to the three most recent broadcast debates in the Republican gubernatorial primary. This time I took special note of an otherwise unremarked-upon moment...
  • Now that the polls are closed, here are predictions, yours, mine and ours

     
    UPDATED IN RED. 11 p.m. PROJECTED WINNERS IN RED Here are the questions we asked in our Common Sense Caucus pre-election survey, including my best guesses, Kristen McQueary's best guesses and the collective best guesses of readers/viewers (R/V) by...
  • Instant democracy: Just add choices and count

     
    "One of the things we need to consider if we keep having these multicandidate races where nobody gets all that many votes and gets the nomination, maybe think about a runoff in Illinois.".... former Gov. Jim Edgar, speaking on WGN-Ch.......
  • Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says

    Keep tax hike or face stark cuts, Quinn says
    Gov. Pat Quinn and ruling Democratic lawmakers united Wednesday around what they say is a stark election-year choice — vote now to make permanent the temporary income tax increase they installed three years ago or face major cuts in state spending...
  • Will this year's GOP primary be the one where mischief voting actually works?

     
    From Sunday's print column Note that in the last quarter of 2013, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner raised about four times as much campaign cash as his three rivals combined in the March primary. Even if you don't count the......