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Who's Connected to Whom and How in the Lawmaker Pay Lawsuit?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Sometimes you need a flowchart to understand all the connections between public figures in Illinois. That certainly could be useful in the case of the suit filed by Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan against Gov. Pat Quinn.

Quinn Appoints Burkes' Daughter To Six-Figure Post

Posted 09.27.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Wednesday appointed attorney Jennifer Burke, daughter of influential 14th Ward Alderman Ed Burke and state Supreme Cour...

Quinn's Massive, Video Poker-Funded Stimulus Upheld In Court

Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

A controversial construction spending law, dubbed "Illinois Jobs Now!" by Governor Pat Quinn, received a much-needed shot in the arm Monday as the sta...

THE COUNTDOWN: Baltimore Wants Rahm, Braun Heads To Washington

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 28 days, Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor. Some of that voting starts as soon as next week. We don't have a final list of candidates yet (are y...

Best I Can: The Special Olympics Benefit

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

"Fear of the unknown is not in our vocabulary in Chicago," Mayor Richard M. Daley told a group of several hundred at the annual Special Olympics benefit

How a Woman Wins the Race to Replace Mayor Daley

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

As I've mulled over the prospect, I've concluded that there's just no reason to think that a woman can't replace Mayor Daley. A woman could. Here is my take on how it could happen.

Alderman Burke Helped Clients Get City Zoning Changes For Business Deals

Chicago Sun-Times | CHRIS FUSCO, TIM NOVAK AND FRAN SPIELMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Edward M. Burke wrote a letter in his official capacity that helped a client of his law firm win City Council approval to develop a blighted stre...

State Supreme Court Judges Withdraw From Campaign Contributors' Case

Chicago Sun-Times | Maurice Possley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Four Illinois Supreme Court justices have been asked to withdraw from hearing an appeal of a legal-malpractice case against Corboy & Demetrio, one of ...