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Michael Madigan

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  • A bleak future for the average chumbolone of Illinois

     A bleak future for the average chumbolone of Illinois
    If you're an Illinoisan who isn't on a political payroll — meaning you won't have a fat six-figure pension like many of our public officials — you'll likely spend this last month before the Illinois governor's election in deep contemplation....
  • Quinn's main foe is 'Vince Rauner,' not Bruce

    Quinn's main foe is 'Vince Rauner,' not Bruce
    Not to make too much of a reader's minor error, but this paragraph in a recent email to me sums up the Illinois governor's race perfectly: "Regardless of what we do or don't know about Vince Rauner, the fact that he's not Pat Quinn — or Michael...
  • How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois

    How Gov. Quinn and Statehouse pols booby-trapped Illinois
    Our candidate preference is there for all to see: We've endorsed Bruce Rauner for governor of Illinois. But in the week since we published that endorsement, we've finished absorbing a 77-page warning from the nonpartisan Civic Federation of Chicago on the...
  • Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term

    Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term
    Gov. Pat Quinn marched down Cermak Road where Cicero meets Berwyn, a white sash designating him grand marshal of a mushroom festival parade perched across his shoulder, but it was his celebrity sidekick who captured the crowd's attention. "I love you,...
  • Illinois governor's election riskier than any tightrope act

     Illinois governor's election riskier than any tightrope act
    Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner are in the last days of a long, tough and close campaign, with Illinois' economic future balancing on a fiscal high wire come Tuesday. If you don't like the frightening condition of the state's economy, there's that other...
  • Gubernatorial endorsement excerpt round-up

    Gubernatorial endorsement excerpt round-up
    Quotes from the endorsement editorials in Illinois newspapers (all but Rockford endorsed Republican Bruce Rauner). Springfield State Journal-Register  Rauner,…told The State Journal-Register editorial board he believes the state must overhaul...
  • Endorsements for the Illinois House

    Endorsements for the Illinois House
    The Tribune offers final endorsements today in contested races for the Illinois House. 81st District: Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove is an outspoken, policy-driven Republican. In May, he delivered a daylong, line-by-line inquisition of the Democrats'...
  • OCT 27 | Press Pass: How the Newsroom Works: The Red Light Camera Investigation

    OCT 27 | Press Pass: How the Newsroom Works: The Red Light Camera Investigation
    On Monday, October 27, join members of the Tribune’s Watchdog reporting team as they explain their approach to covering the ongoing red light camera story in Chicago. In a series of stories beginning in 2012, the Tribune has exposed a questionable...
  • Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds

     Lisa Madigan leads big in attorney general race, Tribune poll finds
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan holds an overwhelming advantage against her Republican challenger as she seeks her fourth term, a Chicago Tribune poll finds. The survey found Madigan with 61 percent support compared with 24 percent for Paul...
  • Voters in Illinois should realize it's time for change

    All voters should ask themselves whether they are happy with Illinois and our leaders. If pleased, then they should vote for the status quo and re-elect incumbents, giving House Speaker Michael Madigan supermajority control once again. Under one party...
  • The Quinncome Tax

    The Quinncome Tax
    Here is the editorial that this cartoon will run with in the Sunday Chicago Tribune: Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax On Nov. 4, will voters hold these politicians to their words? print only     To you, the race for governor may be about whether...