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Change of SubjectI like Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, and not just because she’s a fellow banjo player. She’s friendly, unassuming, smart, straightforward. Whether she’d be a good Illinois attorney general or treasurer or, like her late father, Paul Simon, a U....
Clout StreetDemocratic State Sen. Susan Garrett announced today that she will not seek another term in office, saying she’s had a fulfilling career representing the north suburbs but is ready to move on. Garrett, who lives in Lake Forest, will serve out the...
Tags: Values, Ethics, Illinois, Illinois Governor, Elections
Change of SubjectGov. Pat Quinn doesn't get it. His decision earlier this week to accept the resignation of a top aide over a laughably minor and isolated ethical slip was not just absurd, but conspicuously absurd. An investigation by Executive Inspector General......
Clout StPosted by Ray Long at 3:10 p.m. SPRINGFIELD -- -Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has parted ways with a longtime political consultant less than three months before an election that will determine whether he keeps his job. Quinn today compared the......
Clout StPosted by Rick Pearson at 1:33 p.m. The Illinois State Board of Elections today finalized the state’s Nov. 2 ballot, ruling out a slate of candidates running under the banner of the Constitution Party but leaving on a slate running......
Clout StFrom the Sunday edition: Brady holds slim lead over Quinn Voters growing dissatisfied with governor but remain unsure about Republican rival By Rick Pearson, Tribune reporter 8:59 PM CDT, September 3, 2010 Voters don't know much about Republican...
Change of SubjectThank Spanky. When Chicago voters go to the polls Feb. 22 and receive a ballot with a long list of names of ethnically and ideologically diverse mayoral candidates, they can offer up silent expressions of gratitude to Ray Wardingley (right),......
Change of SubjectIn an interview Monday with The Associated Press (Independent candidate for governor Scott Lee Cohen) said Illinois should eliminate unneeded social programs, but he couldn't name any. He said the state should do away with special funds but couldn't...
Change of SubjectUPDATE -- Quinn's campaign says it did have a comment. I'm adding it below...Quinn's campaign declined to comment on Cohen... from Rick Pearson's Sunday article, "Can Cohen be a spoiler in the governor's race? -- Independent candidate fights for...
Change of SubjectHave you seen any of these Baxter Swilley yard signs around? Swilley is the running mate of independent candidate for governor Scott Lee Cohen, and I can't recall, looking back over three decades of observing and covering political campaigns in......
Clout StPosted by Ray Long at 3:40 p.m.Republican governor candidate Bill Brady today won the endorsement of the National Rifle Association's political arm. Word of the group's backing arrived as students at a forum in downtown Chicago got to compare Brady's........
Change of SubjectClout Street reports on today's meeting of the candidates for governor in front of the Tribune editorial board. The article alludes to this exchange toward the conclusion of the session, which I hereby print in full (my lines highlighted in......
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