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Michael Madigan

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax

    Anatomy of your Quinncome Tax
    The race for governor is about whether incumbent Pat Quinn or challenger Bruce Rauner will be Illinois' CEO for four years. It is also a referendum on the future of the 67 percent personal income tax increase that Quinn and fellow Democrats enacted in...
  • 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...
  • Endorsements for Illinois Senate

    Endorsements for Illinois Senate
    Here's a prediction on which you can bet the house: Democrats will control the General Assembly after the Nov. 4 election. It's a mathematical certainty in the Senate. Democrats hold a 40-19 majority, and only seven seats are contested. If Republicans...
  • Madigan son-in-law leaving RTA post

    Madigan son-in-law leaving RTA post
    The son-in-law of House Speaker Michael Madigan is leaving his post as chief of staff of the Regional Transportation Authority. Jordan Matyas told the Tribune on Friday it was "time to move on to the next chapter" after four years at the Chicago area'...
  • 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....
  • 'The Good Wife' needs a little of the Chicago Way

    'The Good Wife' needs a little of the Chicago Way
    "The Good Wife" is one of the most popular and, some might say, the most realistic political soap ever on TV. And soon, thanks to yours truly, it could star a new character of great cunning and power, one you may find familiar if you know Illinois,...