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  • Anatomy of an Illinois patronage scandal

     Anatomy of an Illinois patronage scandal
    It began with an anonymous complaint to the state's Office of the Executive Inspector General in April 2011: The sister-in-law of the Illinois Department of Transportation's chief counsel had been hired by IDOT without an interview, the tipster alleged,...
  • Pelto Falls Short In Clunky Ballot Petition Process

    Jonathan Pelto was really looking forward to the gubernatorial debates, to his chance to engage Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and GOP challenger Tom Foley on education and other issues. But to paraphrase Adlai Stevenson, a funny thing happened on the way to the...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California...
  • Political Operatives: Campaigns Tap Veteran Staffers For Governor's Race Rematch

    The fight for the Connecticut governorship between Republican Tom Foley and incumbent Democrat Dannel P. Malloy has generated significant national attention and, behind the curtain, attracted seasoned political operatives to both campaigns. With early...
  • ‘As Above, So Below’ makers find horror, Hell lurking beneath Paris

     
    Set in the catacombs beneath Paris, Legendary's new horror film “As Above, So Below” sees a group of adventures, led […]...
  • Chris Christie, keep out

    I am irritated that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is visiting Illinois in support of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner. Christie is not a model governor, and I would not vote for Rauner if he said he admired Christie. Christie is a...
  • Friday: How 'real' is the unity now shown by Florida Democrats?

      It is if you consider Florida Democrats are desperate. It's been a long time since one of their members was governor. The legend of "Walkin' Lawton" is a distant memory, and he did that when he ran for the U.S. Senate. His successor, Buddy McKay...
  • Gun Group Backs Foley for Governor

    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Citizens Defense League, a grassroots gun owners group, is backing Republican Tom Foley in the race for governor, passing over pistol-permit holding petitioning candidate Joe Visconti. The organization's executive board...
  • Legislative developments abound that affect condo associations

    There have been quite a few Illinois legislative, judicial and executive developments affecting condominium associations recently. Part one is below, and next week's column will cover additional developments. Electronic communications to be allowed by...
  • In governor's race, both candidates pledge to spend more

    In governor's race, both candidates pledge to spend more
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott's campaign promises this year are a U-turn of sorts from his first run for the job, where his policy proposals were geared to outsize his challengers and not tethered to the state's economic realities. This year, they'...
  • Texas frontrunner for governor, Abbott, backs out of sole TV debate

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - The frontrunner for the Texas race for governor, Republican Greg Abbott, has pulled out of the sole statewide televised debate, the debate's broadcaster, WFAA-TV, said on Friday. "Due to our inability to agree on specific details...