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  • Rauner vs. Madigan: Two elephants

    Rauner vs. Madigan: Two elephants
    A famous Swahili proverb comes to mind when reading about the battles between Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan: “When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers.”
  • Closer Look: Despite budget deadlock, there are ways out

    What Illinois needs is for one of its political leaders to blink. But as Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative Democrats stand eyeball-to-eyeball in negotiations over a new budget, neither is likely to submit, forcing the state to continue...

    Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner

    Madigan is face of Democrats in battle with Rauner
    Long content to wield his power largely behind the scenes, House Speaker Michael Madigan has in recent weeks become the very public face of the Democratic majority at the statehouse in a budget standoff with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that's engulfed...

    State budget battle moves to court

    State budget battle moves to court
    The Illinois budget stalemate moved from the statehouse to the courthouse Thursday when Attorney General Lisa Madigan asked a judge to rule on what bills can be paid and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner accused her of trying to prevent state workers from...

    Mayor: Chicago school cuts include layoffs, less maintenance

    Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 million...