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  • Quinn rips Brady over home building business

     
    Posted by Ray Long and David Heinzmann at 1:25 p.m.; updated at 2:10 p.m.; updated at 5:25 p.m. with Brady comment; updated at 7:25 p.m. with comment from Illinois Campaign for Political Reform. Gov. Pat Quinn slammed Republican challenger Bill......
  • There he goes again with the 'there you go again' line

     
    I counted at least three times that Sen. Bill Brady trotted out some variation of the Reaganesque "there you go again" would-be zinger during Sunday night's debate with Gov. Pat Quinn at Elmhurst College. Her's a verbatim exchange from that......
  • In 31st Senate District, opponents compare fiscal responsibility records

     
    On one issue, opponents in the race for senator of the state’s 31st District can agree: The state’s finances are a mess. Both candidates think …...
  • Quinn, Brady lash out on ethics, taxes, education at governor debate

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson and David Heinzmann at 9:04 p.m. (for our earlier live blog, please click here.) Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bill Brady each warned that the other is unfit to lead a scandal-ridden Illinois on......
  • Joe Berrios thinks you're an idiot

     
    This ad from Democratic Cook County Assesor candidate Joe Berrios is insulting to the voter and assumes an utter lack of knowledge about the function of the office for which he is running. Under incumbent assessor (James) Houlihan, your home......
  • Quinn predicts victory in governor race

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia, Rick Pearson, David Heinzmann, Kristen Mack and David Kidwell at 6:30 p.m.; updated at 1:02 a.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn predicted victory early Wednesday as he clung to a narrow lead in the contest for governor,......
  • Illinois recall headed to approval

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 9:50 p.m. Illinois voters tonight are favoring giving themselves a limited ability to recall wayward governors should the state encounter another Rod Blagojevich or George Ryan in the coming decades. A recall referendum...
  • Illinois Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty in Deaths of 5 SoCal Women

    Illinois Serial Killer Pleads Not Guilty in Deaths of 5 SoCal Women
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A convicted serial killer pleaded not guilty Friday to the murders of five SoCal women, including the stabbing death of a student at Saddleback College more than two decades ago. Andrew Urdiales, 47, a former marine who was...
  • Quinn, Kirk should raise a glass to good fortune

     
    Sen.-elect Mark Kirk bought a beer Wednesday evening for his vanquished opponent, state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. But before Kirk leaves for Washington, he should also be sure to send a case of the finest spirits to the man who gave......
  • George Ryan's lawyers ask to toss conviction, free ex-governor

     
    Lura Lynn Ryan talks to reporters as she leaves the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago today after attorneys for her husband, imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan, argued that the former governor should be released from prison. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Tribune)...
  • Quinn said he asked cabinet to resign, but he hasn't

     
    From the Sunday print edition: By Monique Garcia, Tribune reporter Since winning election last month, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has said numerous times that he’s asked top cabinet members to submit their resignations so he can review their work to......