Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

Recent HHS mandate is only the latest threat to religious liberties

February 16, 2012
Recent HHS mandate is only the latest threat to religious liberties

It’s heartening to see people waking up to the threat to religious liberty, but I’m stunned that many seem to think this latest threat is a new phenomenon.

AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

February 15, 2012
AP: Gov Quinn not sure of his support of gay marriage

IL Gov. Pat Quinn says he doesn't know if he would support legislation giving same sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.

Questioning the capacity of Republican primary voters

February 14, 2012
Questioning the capacity of Republican primary voters

If Romney would somehow pull off a victory in November, the danger is even worse as this nation cannot afford another failed Republican administration.

A quick review of Republican failures of the past decade

February 13, 2012
A quick review of Republican failures of the past decade

What does the GOP presidential primary have to do with our pathetic Illinois GOP?

State GOP Chair Pat Brady steps up attacks on Republicans

February 9, 2012
State GOP Chair Pat Brady steps up attacks on Republicans

Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady's email defending his latest attack on Republicans.

AP: Illinois lawmakers introduce gay marriage bill

February 9, 2012
AP: Illinois lawmakers introduce gay marriage bill

A year after gay couples gained the option of civil unions in Illinois, some lawmakers are beginning a push to authorize same-sex marriages.

MCQUEARY: ComEd’s New Inside Man

February 8, 2012
MCQUEARY: ComEd’s New Inside Man

A newly retired state representative who shepherded two utility bills through the House in 2010 and 2011 landed a new job last month as the utilities’ lobbyist.

SUN-TIMES: Felon William Cellini’s family still profits off state contracts

January 3, 2012
SUN-TIMES: Felon William Cellini’s family still profits off state contracts

The Illinois law under which Bill Cellini faces a five-year ban on getting any state contracts doesn’t apply to his vast network of business ventures.

TRIBUNE: Federal court upholds Dems’ map of IL congressional districts

December 15, 2011
TRIBUNE: Federal court upholds Dems’ map of IL congressional districts

The Republican challenge to the new congressional map was struck down by a three-judge federal panel today.

Republican David McSweeney stands up to GOP nitwits

December 12, 2011
Republican David McSweeney stands up to GOP nitwits

We’ve finally got a Republican challenger with the courage and backbone to say enough is enough.