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Adam Andrzejewski

Maybe the Best College Trustee in Illinois

Adam Andrzejewski | Posted 02.28.2015 | College
Adam Andrzejewski

From the outside, COD looks like it's an impossible environment for systemic reform. It appears that Hamilton is just one mom versus a corrupt machine. But, the fresh faced newbie armed with the mandate from the voters is winning the battle at COD.

The Fat Cats at College of DuPage (an Illinois Jr. College)

Adam Andrzejewski | Posted 01.17.2015 | College
Adam Andrzejewski

Thanks to the information made available by the Edgar County Watchdogs, we are starting to gain insight into how the elected trustees and entire management/oversight structures at the College of DuPage have "gamed the system for personal gain."

The Real College Financial Crisis

Adam Andrzejewski | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Adam Andrzejewski

If you want to understand the real college crisis in rising college costs, you don't need to look to the Ivy League or even your state's flagship university. Simply take a look at your local community college.

Chicago Tea Party Rally Draws Rightwing Kooks -- and Counter-Protesters

Andy Thayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Andy Thayer

Last Thursday's Tea Party at Daley Plaza in Chicago drew about 1,500 participants. Belying their alleged "grassroots" nature, the rally's organizers were heavily aided by pre-rally publicity in the corporate press.

Illinois Primary Postmortem

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

A recount in the Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary could take weeks or even months, shattering party unity and undermining their best shot at the Governor's Mansion in more than a decade.

Illinois Primary 2010: Tea Partiers Downplay Rebuke At Polls

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lost in the coverage of the extremely tight Republican and Democratic governor's primaries, and the upcoming Giannoulias/Kirk showdown for Senate, wer...

Gubernatorial Gambit

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Although the intra-party battles have stayed under-the-radar to date, they will undoubtedly heat up as the mercury outside dives. Case in point was the Republican candidate forum.

Is Illinois Republican Governor Candidate Bill Brady a True Fiscal Conservative?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

When Bill Brady's 2006 campaign expenses exceeded campaign income he borrowed, just like the State of Illinois has done to pay its bills. What's the difference?

Catholics Dominate Illinois Governor's Race

Chicago Catholic News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Those running for Illinois governor have their share of differences, but religion is not really one of them....

Dan Seals, Ann Williams And Jacob Meister Have A Tip For Dan Hynes -- "It's Jobs"

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

A small but growing circle of Illinois candidates grasps that jobs -- not our famed corruption scandals or income tax plans -- are the key issue to win the 2010 elections here.

GOP Can't Find 'Strong Pro-Business Candidate For Governor': Crain's

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A yearlong effort by big Illinois GOP donors to find and back a strong pro-business candidate for governor has failed, with no consensus in sight for ...

Aaron Schock, '80s Music Headline Chicago Young Republicans Party

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

You are not alone. That was the message for the estimated 700 Chicago Republicans who packed into the Cubby Bear in Wrigleyville Monday night for an ...

What Can One Learn in Springfield?

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

Behind the objection is an unspoken assumption that holding a top public office requires some knowledge and skills that are beyond the reach of an average citizen.