Posts Tagged ‘ Illinois politics ’

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.

CBS: Judges toss Cross, Radogno remap lawsuit

December 8, 2011
CBS: Judges toss Cross, Radogno remap lawsuit

A panel of federal judges has tossed a Republican lawsuit that challenged the Democrat-drawn map of new Illinois legislative districts.

Monday is the last day for candidates to file

December 2, 2011
Monday is the last day for candidates to file

There’s still time to get on the ballot for Republican Precinct Committeeman (or Republican Ward Committeeman in Chicago).

AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

December 2, 2011
AP: Gov. Pat Quinn says in Illinois we call it a Christmas tree

Is it a Christmas tree or a holiday tree? In Illinois it's a Christmas tree.