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  • Save the goober

     
    From Sunday's print column, a follow up on an earlier blog post Every four years, the admittedly peculiar adjective "gubernatorial" gets another workout in the media. Many of us write and speak of gubernatorial candidates in the gubernatorial race...
  • Rauner lapping GOP field -- Tribune poll

     
    This is going to rattle some dishes: Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a......
  • Eight Bethlehem teachers to retire after school year

     
    Bethlehem Area School Board on Monday accepted the retirement of eight district teachers at the end of this school year. The teachers are: Joyce Bogusky, Liberty English teacher Jeffrey Heard, Liberty Special Education teacher Michael Delluva, Governor...
  • Tom Wolf airs his first TV commercial for governor

     
    Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and former state Revenue Department secretary, has become the second Democratic candidate to air a television commercial. His commercial, which began airing Thursday on broadcast and cable television, is a biography...
  • The debate debate --- When is it OK for a candidate to decline?

     
    Wednesday's print column My plan for today's column was to write a censorious diatribe — my specialty! — scolding Gov. Pat Quinn for his refusal to debate his Democratic primary opponent. He has one, you know. The purist in me......
  • Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

     
    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]...
  • Anti-government protests turn deadly in Kiev, Ukraine

     
    Kiev, Ukraine has been the epicenter of two months of protests against President Viktor Yanukovych that have grown increasingly violent this week. Opposition leaders had given Yanukovych a deadline of Thursday evening to make concessions or face renewed...
  • 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,......
  • New day, new poll woes for Corbett

     
    It wouldn't be too surprising to find the following headline on a liberal-leaning website like TPM: "Corbett in trouble says Keystone State poll." But in Human Events? It's no liberal rag. The magazine's motto is "strong conservative voices" and one......
  • Why gay marriage question still matters in the GOP race for governor

     
    Practically speaking, Bruce Rauner is correct when he answers "doesn't matter" when asked for his views on same-sex marriage. He's one of four candidates for governor in next month's Republican primary, and there's a better chance that the state Capitol.....
  • Parody Twitter accounts of the Illinois governor's race

     
    By Jessica Reynolds In 2014, is the parody Twitter account the new political attack ad? A handful of satirical Bruce Rauner accounts have popped up on Twitter recently. Each mocks Rauner's alleged $18 watch, his flip-flop on minimum wage and......