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  • Quinn dismisses lottery management firm

    Quinn dismisses lottery management firm
    Gov. Pat Quinn has fired the private company that runs the Illinois Lottery after it fell nearly a half-billion dollars short of revenues it promised to raise for the state during the first three years of its 10-year contract.   It’s not clear...
  • Illinois unemployment rate drop mostly good news

     Illinois unemployment rate drop mostly good news
    It's a pity that last week's good economic news for Illinois arrived during a heated campaign for governor so we can't simply have a nonpartisan moment of enjoyment. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.8 percent in July, according to the...
  • Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark

    Quinn wants Rauner running mate to apologize to cows for 'tipping' remark
    SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is milking an Upstate-Downstate kerfuffle with Republican Bruce Rauner's running mate over an udderly moooo-ving issue: Cow Tipping. Quinn suggested Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti...
  • Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois

    Rauner, GOP see 2014 as time to win in Illinois
    SPRINGFIELD — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner called on a boisterous Republican Day crowd at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday to help knock out Gov. Pat Quinn and the one-party Democrat rule that has run Illinois “into the ground.”...
  • Not breaking news: Bruce Rauner is wealthy

    Not breaking news: Bruce Rauner is wealthy
    Let's get one thing straight: Bruce Rauner is really rich. His income tax returns show he earned $108 million between 2010 and 2012. That's a lot of coin. We know about Rauner's $18 wristwatch and his 20-year-old camper van, but let's assume he owns...
  • Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair

    Quinn hits Rauner on class warfare theme at state fair
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn struck a class warfare theme Wednesday during a plea to Democratic Party faithful to turn out a big vote this fall to defeat Republicans with pockets as deep as “King Midas.” The re-election seeking Quinn...
  • Chicago's Thompson Center in sad state

    Chicago's Thompson Center in sad state
    If our buildings reflect us as truly as a mirror, as the architect Louis Sullivan once said, the image emanating from Chicago's run-down James R. Thompson Center speaks with painful honesty about the sad state of the state of Illinois. Our public...
  • Karen Lewis should enter race for Chicago mayor

    Karen Lewis should enter race for Chicago mayor
    "Polls are a snapshot in time," said Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Thursday during an interview on WTTW-Ch. 11. It was the kind of thing political candidates like to say when various public opinion surveys offer conflicting assessments...
  • Republicans hold national meeting in Obama's hometown, tout 'permanent ground game'

    Republicans hold national meeting in Obama's hometown, tout 'permanent ground game'
    Top national Republicans held their summer meeting in Chicago today in a symbolic defiance to hometown President Barack Obama, Illinois’ blue-state status and Democrats who control the Senate, and vowed an expensive and expansive mid-term campaign...
  • Quinn dumps Democratic state fair rally for second year in row

    Quinn dumps Democratic state fair rally for second year in row
    SPRINGFIELD — For the second year in a row, Democrat Pat Quinn decided his political party won’t hold the traditional all-out rally on Governor’s Day at the Illinois State Fair even though it’s a high-profile election year....
  • Rainy forecast means no State Fair parade for Quinn, Rauner

    Rainy forecast means no State Fair parade for Quinn, Rauner
    SPRINGFIELD — After waves of TV ads, voters already may think Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner are all wet when it comes to their politics, but at least tonight it won’t be from marching in the rain. In a rare...