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  • Another (inevitable) defeat for term-limits proposal in the courts

    Another (inevitable) defeat for term-limits proposal in the courts
    A unanimous Illinois Appellate Court panel dealt a grave blow today to the effort to place a state constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would impose legislative term limits. The justices found that the proposal exceeds the very narrow...
  • Rauner loses another round in term limit referendum bid

     Rauner loses another round in term limit referendum bid
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner lost another round in his bid to get a term limit referendum before voters today when an appellate court upheld a Cook County judge’s ruling that kept it off the November ballot. The appellate decision...
  • Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago

    Biden to raise money for Quinn, Democrats in Chicago
    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Chicago on Monday to raise campaign money for Gov. Pat Quinn and Democrats running for Congress, a White House aide said.   The Democratic governor is in a tough re-election fight against...
  • 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...
  • Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor

    Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party labels.   Rauner, the...
  • Rauner pours $1.5 million more of his money into governor campaign

    Rauner pours $1.5 million more of his money into governor campaign
    Republican Bruce Rauner plowed $1.5 million more into his campaign for governor against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, newly filed reports with the State Board of Elections showed today. The latest donation brings to nearly $8.1 million the amount of...
  • New Rauner attack ad relies on made-up headlines

    New Rauner attack ad relies on made-up headlines
    Bruce Rauner debuted his latest attack ad against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday — a TV spot called “Headlines” that relies in part on independent news stories but features headlines the Republican’s campaign made up and...
  • Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate

    Rauner opens door to higher income tax rate
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Monday opened the door to a potential income-tax hike, an acknowledgment that the tax rate he would inherit if elected cannot financially support a cash-strapped state government in the short term. Should he...
  • Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction

    Quinn signs measure to borrow $1.1 billion for construction
    Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation today to allow the state to borrow $1.1 billion to extend a statewide construction program. The four-year road and bridge plan piggybacks off of an existing building program that’s wrapping up. The construction...
  • Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share

     Too many governments? Downstate has the biggest share
    Few places in Illinois vote more reliably Republican than Iroquois County, home to 1,120 square miles of mostly corn and soybean fields, 28,982 residents and, according to state records, 218 distinct units of government — one for every 133...