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  • Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan

    Rauner still has to deal with Speaker Madigan
    Even before Bruce Rauner declared victory in the race for governor Tuesday night, he understood the most important thing: He'll have to deal with the little guy who runs things. Boss Madigan. He's controlled Illinois for decade after decade after...
  • Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign

    Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign
    Following tens of millions of dollars in merciless attack ads, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday emphasized the terms “compassion” and “competitiveness” to describe his vision of Illinois as he unveiled a diverse,...
  • Rauner gets early lesson in protocol from Boss Madigan

     Rauner gets early lesson in protocol from Boss Madigan
    Bruce Rauner, governor-elect of Illinois, won't be sent to his room without supper for telling a fib about Boss Madigan. A forced march upstairs to the room without supper, and the foot stomping and muttering that comes with it, and a parent saying "I...
  • For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda

    For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda
    The last time Illinois changed governors, the air was thick with promises of reform. Rod Blagojevich had just been impeached and would soon be on his way to prison. His successor, Gov. Pat Quinn, had launched a blue-ribbon ethics panel even before he...
  • Wanted: A public corruption buster

    Wanted: A public corruption buster
    "It's time that Illinois' highest legal official takes an active, hands-on role in cleaning up government. That's what people expect of their leaders and elected officials. And I will not let them down." — Lisa Madigan, candidate for attorney...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state

    Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state
    Quick quiz: What do the Illinois treasurer and comptroller actually do? We won't make you read tiny upside down print at the bottom of the page to get your answers: The treasurer invests taxpayer money after it's collected but before it gets spent....
  • 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...
  • 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...