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  • Inkling-stained wretches predict the news of 2014

     
    Sunday's print column Readers and I are dancing together on that fine line between educated guesses and gut feelings, offering up hunches in bunches about the year ahead in Change of Subject's annual predict-the-news survey. Who will win and who......
  • Follow the leader — a hard game to quit

     
    Wednesday's print column It's a legislative tradition in five states that the speaker of the House is subject to term limits: Six years in Connecticut; two in Florida, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming. "There's nothing in writing," said Brenda......
  • Poll position

     
    Primary win not a lock, but history favors Rauner Friday's print column A Tribune/WGN-TV poll taken last week showed state Sen. Bill Brady in second place, trailing venture capitalist Bruce Rauner by a 2-to-1 ratio with a little more than......
  • Michalowski v. Rutherford et. al, plain text version

     
    (Skip ahead to No. 35 for the sex-related allegations) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION EDMUND MICHALOWSKI (Plaintiff) v. (DAN RUTHERFORD, individually, and KYLE HAM, individually ( Defendants. )...
  • Small Illinois primary races poll voters on big issues

     
    Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...
  • Oberweis' ill-timed Florida trip lets Truax back in the game

     
    Friday's print column Win or lose Tuesday, state Sen. Jim Oberweis will leave us with an object lesson in how not to campaign with a big lead. A Tribune/WGN-TV poll conducted March 1-5 found Oberweis, of Sugar Grove, with a......
  • Schlossberg announces re-election bid

     
    State Rep. Mike Schlossberg of Allentown – perhaps the fastest, funniest Tweeter in the House -- has announced he is seeking re-election in 2014. But more incumbents – and challengers too – would be wise to announce their bids for......
  • Social issues no issue in top GOP race

     
    Friday's print column Because I'm a glutton for platitudes, I spent Thursday morning listening again to the three most recent broadcast debates in the Republican gubernatorial primary. This time I took special note of an otherwise unremarked-upon moment...
  • Five things to look for as you await the returns Tuesday night

     
    Tuesday's print column Even if you don't plan to vote in Tuesday's primary election — and if you're a Democrat in an uncontested district, who can blame you? — you should be interested in the returns, what they say about......
  • Now that the polls are closed, here are predictions, yours, mine and ours

     
    UPDATED IN RED. 11 p.m. PROJECTED WINNERS IN RED Here are the questions we asked in our Common Sense Caucus pre-election survey, including my best guesses, Kristen McQueary's best guesses and the collective best guesses of readers/viewers (R/V) by...
  • Cha-ching: Gov. candidates offer fund-raising details

     
    The old saying goes that the devil is in the details, and while that's a tired old maxim, it really does apply to the murky world of campaign finance. While Lucifer himself may not show up on anyone's year-end reports,......