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Illinois Campaign Contribution Limits

The Numbers Are In: Rahm's Ridiculous Fundraising, Spending On Residency Case

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

It was always clear that Rahm Emanuel was raising enormous sums of cash to finance his bid for Chicago mayor. With the final totals in from the Illino...

Campaign Finance Reform Hits Snag

Wall Street Journal | DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly a year after former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested and accused of running state government as a criminal enterprise, legislators ha...

Revised Campaign Finance Reform Bill Awaits Quinn's Signature

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE McKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Senate put the finishing touch on a major campaign-finance package by voting today to send the legislation that caps contributions to Gov...

Leaders Remain Divided Over Campaign Contribution Limits

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly $11 million was spent in just 10 suburban races for statehouse seats last year, as Republicans and Democrats slammed each other in glossy maile...

Campaign Contribution Caps May See Legal Challenges

Chicago Public Radio | Sam Hudzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

This spring, lawmakers took a stab at the issue of ethics in government, and passed a campaign finance bill. But some advocates and experts call the p...

Unprecedented Campaign Contribution Caps Approved, But Big Loopholes Remain

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Money donated to politicians would be limited for the first time in Illinois history under a plan backed by Gov. Pat Quinn b...

Reform Panel Calls For Campaign Contribution Limits As Part Of Anti-Corruption Plan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The Illinois reform commission launched in response to the corruption scandal surrounding ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich (blah-GOY'-uh-vi...