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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...

    Straight answers on crooked pols

     
    Making sense of our messy laws on when ex-cons can run for office Wednesday's print column News item: As a convicted felon, former West Side Ald. Isaac "Ike" Carothers (right) is barred by law from running again for a seat...

    Kadner: Let's get started on Illinois' Wall of Shame

    Kadner: Let's get started on Illinois' Wall of Shame
    Until a couple of weeks ago, the Illinois Legislature was ready to vote on spending $500,000 of your tax money on a statue for former U.S. Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert, now under federal indictment for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of...

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock

    'Roland's Rule' evidently could not save Aaron Schock
    When it comes to scandals —┬ápersonal troubles and inflamed controversies of all sorts — it often pays to take many deep breaths, go into some form of seclusion or at least adopt radio silence and try to take advantage of the public's short...