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McDonough County Voice
Townships Officials of Illinois recognizes Rep. Norine HammondIllinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts, the Illinois Farm Bureau and othe
McDonough County Voice / Posted yesterday
Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts, the Illinois Farm Bureau and others. She has also been selected to serve the Illinois House on a number of legislative task forces and working groups and is a trusted member of the House Republican... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Web of secret money hides one mega-donor funding conservative courtaccording to the Chicago Tribune. In 2016, the institute released a documentary
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
according to the Chicago Tribune. In 2016, the institute released a documentary critical of Rauner’s political opponent, Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, a Democrat. The American Future Fund, another former Koch “dark money” nonprofit,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Six dead in Illinois house fireweek. A cold night is on the way as the wind becomes light. Warmer weather ret
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
week. A cold night is on the way as the wind becomes light. Warmer weather returns by the end of the week. Firefighters responded to a call for smoke in the basement, and found the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Pritzker: 'There really is no Illinois Democratic Party'whether to seek to attract Amazon's proposed 50,000 jobs here. And while he dec
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
whether to seek to attract Amazon's proposed 50,000 jobs here. And while he declined to formally disassociate himself from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, Pritzker suggested he will keep intact the statewide political operation he is... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Former state senator, SIC alumna visit studentsCooperative here in Southern Illinois. He previously represented the citizens o
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
Cooperative here in Southern Illinois. He previously represented the citizens of central Illinois serving four terms in the Illinois House of Representatives and also served two terms in the Illinois Senate, retiring as Assistant Majority... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Princeton teen serves as honorary pageMcKayla Bartkiewicz stands while being introduced by state Rep. Dan Swanson on
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
McKayla Bartkiewicz stands while being introduced by state Rep. Dan Swanson on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives on Oct. 26. Swanson asked lawmakers to observe a moment of silence in honor of her father, SPC Christopher Bartkiewicz,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois politics is like Thanksgiving without turkey this yearfor governor and state Sen. Kwame Raoul for attorney general. Rather, my refere
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
for governor and state Sen. Kwame Raoul for attorney general. Rather, my reference is to the state party, chaired by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, who's far better known than Berrios and, frankly, close to being politically toxic... Read more
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The Telegraph
Bristow stepping down as Growth Association head to run for state repserving four terms. He also served as president of the Illinois Municipal Treas
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
serving four terms. He also served as president of the Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association. He was elected to the Illinois House in 2004. The 111th district stretches from Granite City to Elsah, including all or part of Alton, Bethalto,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Unsung: Colin Kaepernick and 'The Loneliness' of the long-distance protestOn a snowy day in 2009, as the Illinois House of Representatives was voting 114
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
On a snowy day in 2009, as the Illinois House of Representatives was voting 114 to 1 to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the man himself was running. He jogged through Ravenswood in a black track suit and, when reporters finally caught up with him, he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Roskam on tax reform: 'Either get this done' or it 'will be the lost opportunity of a lifetime'indefensible.” Roskam represents the 6th Congressional District in the western
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
indefensible.” Roskam represents the 6th Congressional District in the western and northwestern suburbs and was the only Illinois House Republican in 2016 to win in a congressional district also won by Hillary Clinton. That dynamic has led... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Following Trump comparison, J.B. Pritzker will release tax returnsIllinois at a state fish and wildlife area. *The Cook County Board meets, with
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Illinois at a state fish and wildlife area. *The Cook County Board meets, with President Toni Preckwinkle presiding. *The Illinois House and Senate will hold a joint hearing in Chicago about the Interstate Crosscheck Program. From the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Legislators in scandals keep seats, if not staturethey're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activis
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Sen. Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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WA Today
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthey're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activis
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthey're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activis
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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The Age
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthey're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activis
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sexual misconduct revelations spread to US statehousesthey're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activis
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
they're doing this because -- why?" asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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Boston Globe
Silence lifts in state houses as harassment scandals bring swift penaltiesthey’re doing this because — why?” asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
they’re doing this because — why?” asked Denise Rotheimer, a political activist and Republican candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives. She complained last year that state Senator Ira Silverstein, chairman of the Democratic... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Privately commissioned poll claims tide turning against nursing homepoll was done by We Ask America, which is owned by a longtime Hulten friend, Gr
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
poll was done by We Ask America, which is owned by a longtime Hulten friend, Gregg Durham. They worked together on the Illinois House Republican staff many years ago. The poll was of 514 registered voters with landlines only, and it has a... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Governor candidate Sen. Daniel Biss speaks at Western Illinois Universityin the state legislature. Biss currently serves as senator of Illinois’ ninth d
McDonough County Voice / Posted 12 days ago
in the state legislature. Biss currently serves as senator of Illinois’ ninth district, and previously served a term in the Illinois House representing the 17th district from 2011 to 2013, according to his campaign website. Wallace has been serving... Read more
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SaukValley.com
‘Pamela’s law’ needs to be enacted soonHindsight is 20/20, so they say. A bill introduced in the Illinois House of Re
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 days ago
Hindsight is 20/20, so they say. A bill introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives to give Department of Children and Family Services workers the same legal protections granted to police officers and firefighters would boost penalties for... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Prairie State pol mimicking top CalifornianLegislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved.
Bureau County Republican / Posted 13 days ago
Legislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved. The result was a reduction in the number of Illinois House seats from 177 to 118. Quinn’s comeback bid suffered a setback last week when Cook County Democratic Party... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prairie State's Pat Quinn mimicking California's Jerry BrownLegislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved.
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Legislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved. The result was a reduction in the number of Illinois House seats from 177 to 118. Quinn’s comeback bid suffered a setback last week when Cook County Democratic Party... Read more
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Hodgkins Suburban Life
La Grange District 105 board member to run for Durkin's House seatSchool District 105 Board of Education member Elyse Hoffenberg has announced sh
Hodgkins Suburban Life / Posted 14 days ago
School District 105 Board of Education member Elyse Hoffenberg has announced she plans to run in the Democratic primary for Illinois House District 82, a seat currently held by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs. The 82nd... Read more
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Countryside Suburban Life
La Grange District 105 board member to run for Durkin's House seatSchool District 105 Board of Education member Elyse Hoffenberg has announced sh
Countryside Suburban Life / Posted 14 days ago
School District 105 Board of Education member Elyse Hoffenberg has announced she plans to run in the Democratic primary for Illinois House District 82, a seat currently held by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin of Western Springs. The 82nd... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Why was Chance the Rapper scolding Chicago alderman?including Barack Obama showing up for jury duty, Chance the Rapper accusing the
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
including Barack Obama showing up for jury duty, Chance the Rapper accusing the city of having misplaced priorities, the Illinois House failing to override Governor Rauner’s veto of union-backed legislation that would have prevented local... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmenthave been tackled a long time ago." He pledged support to ongoing study and rec
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
have been tackled a long time ago." He pledged support to ongoing study and recommendations for change. 6:40 p.m. The Illinois House has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a measure creating a bill of rights for those taking out... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentfinally moved to protect its members and staff and end the culture. It is a ste
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
finally moved to protect its members and staff and end the culture. It is a step in the right direction.” 6:40 p.m. The Illinois House has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a measure creating a bill of rights for those taking out... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmenthave been tackled a long time ago." He pledged support to ongoing study and rec
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
have been tackled a long time ago." He pledged support to ongoing study and recommendations for change. 6:40 p.m. The Illinois House has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a measure creating a bill of rights for those taking out... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois House puts student-loan rights into lawSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all t
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all times local): 6:40 p.m. The Illinois House has voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a measure creating a bill of rights for those taking out student loans. The... Read more
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Naperville Reporter
Democrat launches campaign to unseat Olsen in 81st DistrictGrove, in the November 2018 election. Olsen was appointed in July 2016 to fill
Naperville Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
Grove, in the November 2018 election. Olsen was appointed in July 2016 to fill former state Rep. Ron Sandack's seat in the Illinois House and then defeated Downers Grove commissioner Greg Hose in the November general election. This is... Read more
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Greenwich Time
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measureSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all t
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Illinois House has failed for the second time to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of union-friendly legislation. Des Plaines... Read more
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The News-Times
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measureSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all t
The News-Times / Posted 15 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Illinois House has failed for the second time to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of union-friendly legislation. Des Plaines... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
House approves sex-harassment resolutionSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on legislative action in Springfield (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The Illinois House has unanimously approved a resolution urging a commitment to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment. The legislation... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Rauner ad stars thankful governors of neighboring statesthree state governors assert that their states' economic successes and job gain
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
three state governors assert that their states' economic successes and job gains are, at least partially, due to Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's refusal to embrace Rauner-backed measures aimed at boosting the state's lagging... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
In Springfield, a dispute over naming harassersSpringfield moves to crack down on alleged sexual harassment, a nasty little di
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 16 days ago
Springfield moves to crack down on alleged sexual harassment, a nasty little dispute has broken out between two prominent Illinois House women over whether the names of some of those who have been accused of misconduct should be made public. And... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois lawmakers return to work amid sex-harassment messThe Illinois House of Representatives SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Illinois Ge
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
The Illinois House of Representatives SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield on Tuesday for the final days of its fall session after spending last week wrestling a sexual-harassment quandary. The House could... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: Prairie State's Pat Quinn mimicking California's Jerry BrownLegislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved.
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
Legislative Cutback Amendment on the 1980 state ballot, which voters approved. The result was a reduction in the number of Illinois House seats from 177 to 118. Quinn’s comeback bid suffered a setback last week when Cook County Democratic Party... Read more
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SaukValley.com
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD. (AP) – The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establ
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD. (AP) – The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a “safe outlet” for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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FOX News
Sexual misconduct spotlight shifts from Hollywood to state capitolstwo years. She faces a backlog of at least 27 complaints against members of the
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
two years. She faces a backlog of at least 27 complaints against members of the Illinois General Assembly. Separately, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Democrat, has proposed legislation requiring sexual harassment awareness training... Read more
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FOX News
Sexual misconduct spotlight shifts from Hollywood to state capitolstwo years. She faces a backlog of at least 27 complaints against members of the
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
two years. She faces a backlog of at least 27 complaints against members of the Illinois General Assembly. Separately, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Democrat, has proposed legislation requiring sexual harassment awareness training... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establ
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a "safe outlet" for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establ
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a "safe outlet" for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to e
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a "safe outlet" for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to e
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a “safe outlet” for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
House GOP leader promotes sexual-harassment hotlineSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to e
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 17 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Republican leader of the Illinois House wants to establish a hotline for helping victims of sexual harassment. Minority Leader Jim Durkin says his legislation would create a "safe outlet" for victims seeking counseling,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
There's a dangerous divide between branches of Illinois' governmentthe governor’s mansion. Yet, the two buildings are light years apart political
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
the governor’s mansion. Yet, the two buildings are light years apart politically. That was proved, yet again, when the Illinois House voted 112-0 to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a government transparency measure. The bill requires state... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sexual harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveAP file photo Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, and Senate Pre
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
AP file photo Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk July 4 on the Senate floor at the state Capitol in Springfield. After Denise Rotheimer testified Tuesday that state Sen. Ira... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sexual harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveAP file photo Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, and Senate Pre
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 days ago
AP file photo Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, talk July 4 on the Senate floor at the state Capitol in Springfield. After Denise Rotheimer testified Tuesday that state Sen. Ira... Read more
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The Columbian
Berko: Illinois not likely to get debt in check, so skip bondsand other revenues. Knowledgeable investors believe that’s unlikely, thanks to
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
and other revenues. Knowledgeable investors believe that’s unlikely, thanks to Michael “Mad Mike” Madigan, elected to the Illinois House in 1970 with $30 in his pocket. Today he’s speaker of the House and a multimillionaire. The state issued $6... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Why would a sane billionaire spend his fortune to lead the Illinois asylum?Rauner’s opening salvo was his “Thanks, Mike” ad. The familiar refrain featured
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 days ago
Rauner’s opening salvo was his “Thanks, Mike” ad. The familiar refrain featured governors of neighboring states thanking Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan for our state’s dysfunction driving jobs to those neighboring states. Compare that to... Read more
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