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The Southern: Illinois will pay for Mark Kirk’s nonsense

July 19, 2015
The Southern: Illinois will pay for Mark Kirk’s nonsense

Mark Kirk has become just another loud-mouthed radical who's hoping to overrun the party of Lincoln with anger and spin.

MILLER: Rauner diverting blame for state’s woes

July 7, 2015
MILLER: Rauner diverting blame for state’s woes

Rauner will say just about anything to shift the focus off him and onto the Democrats.

JORAVSKY: As Rauner pushes for ‘reforms,’ business is good for CEOs

July 1, 2015
JORAVSKY: As Rauner pushes for ‘reforms,’ business is good for CEOs

"I'm urging all 100 CEOs on that list to get on the horn with the governor. Tell him to call off the dogs, since it's clear you really don't need his help."

NBC: Hastert pleads not guilty to federal charges

June 9, 2015
NBC: Hastert pleads not guilty to federal charges

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded not guilty to charges he lied to the FBI about illegal bank withdrawals — money he allegedly used for payoffs to keep sexual misconduct accusations under wraps.

RONALD REAGAN: ‘These are the Boys of Pointe Du Hoc’ (VIDEO)

June 6, 2015
RONALD REAGAN: ‘These are the Boys of Pointe Du Hoc’ (VIDEO)

A leader who really understood the significance of June 6th was President Ronald Reagan. He gave this speech on the 40th anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1984.

TPM: Hastert indicted over secret payments for ‘past misconduct’

May 28, 2015
TPM: Hastert indicted over secret payments for ‘past misconduct’

Federal prosecutors have announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert.

For Whom The Downton Abbey Gong Tolls

March 17, 2015
For Whom The Downton Abbey Gong Tolls

Congressman Aaron Schock resigned today, less than 12 hours after POLITICO raised questions about tens of thousands of dollars in mileage reimbursements he received for his personal vehicle.

SJ-R: Rauner criticized over salaries in governor’s office

March 6, 2015
SJ-R: Rauner criticized over salaries in governor’s office

Democrats on a Senate budgeting committee criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration for what they said are excessive salaries being paid to Rauner staffers.

MILLER: GOP Comptroller won’t abide by Rauner’s union EO

February 13, 2015
MILLER: GOP Comptroller won’t abide by Rauner’s union EO

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s appointee for Illinois Comptroller, Leslie Munger, won’t abide by his executive order setting aside “fair share” union fees without a court order.

ERICKSON: Rauner may be shuffling payroll to hide office costs

January 31, 2015
ERICKSON: Rauner may be shuffling payroll to hide office costs

Bruce Rauner playing three-card monte with governor's office payroll.