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Bill Mitchell

Downstate Lawmaker: 'Why Don't We Do Away With Chicago?'

Posted 06.21.2012 | Chicago

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's Tuesday announcement that his plan to shutter a number of prisons -- including the controversial "supermax" priso...

Lawmaker Wants Illinois To Secede From Chicago

Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Republican State Rep. Bill Mitchell, R-Decatur, introduced a bill Tuesday urging Congress to "enact legislation dividing Illinois and Cook County into...

Life Support for Lieutenant Governor

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Most of lieutenant governors occupy an office equivalent to what former Vice President John Nance Garner once said equated in worth to little more than a "bucket of warm spit."

2008 Florida CD-09 General Election:
Bilirakis (R-i) vs Mitchell (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FL-09: Bilirakis vs Mitchell