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A Voter's Work Is Never Done: An Electoral Autopsy

Kanu Iheukumere | Posted 03.28.2016 | Chicago
Kanu Iheukumere

Voters demanded more and better from a colluding group of agencies intentionally unresponsive to poor communities and riddled with ineptness. Foxx's nomination is a therefore, not a whereas; a consequence of government malfeasance exposed, not because of Laquan.

Stratton, McCann Primary Wins Expose Weakness in Governor's Budget Position

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.17.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

OPINION The house phone last weekend rang off the hook with robocalls from candidates in Tuesday's primary. This included one Sunday from Gov. Bruce...

Stratton Unseats Dunkin in First Rauner vs. Madigan Proxy War

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.16.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Challenger Juliana Stratton won a landslide victory over Rep. Ken Dunkin in the Democratic primary in the 5th Illinois House District Tuesday. Stratt...

Rauner's Name Isn't On The Primary Ballot, But His Presence Will Be Felt

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 03.15.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Clockwise from upper left: Bruce Rauner, Ken Dunkin, Michael Madigan, Juliana Stratton, Sam McCann, Bryce Benton Bruce Rauner's name isn't on the 201...

Madigan vs. Rauner Proxy Wars Shattering Primary Spending Records

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 02.25.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

State Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago, and primary challenger Juliana Stratton When we last checked in on the Democratic primary race in the 5th Illinois ...

Will State Rep. Ken Dunkin Get "Primaried" in March?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.13.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The big question in Illinois politics this week is whether Democratic State Rep. Ken Dunkin's direct challenge of House Speaker Michael Madigan's auth...

Will Rep. Ken Dunkin Face Wrath of Speaker Madigan?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.12.2016 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

UPDATE: State Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago, appeared Wednesday on WTTW-TV's "Chicago Tonight" and defended his decision to not cast votes on two Democra...

Quinn Defends Cancelling Raises, Is Prepared For Possible Lawsuit

Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago

Though Democratic Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's Friday announcement of the cancellation of some 30,000 state employee's anticipated raises was describ...

Why Blagojevich Still Has African American Support: Mary Mitchell

Chicago Sun-Times | Mary Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

African Americans who are supporting impeached Gov. Blagojevich aren't ignorant. Nor are these voters more tolerant of corruption than other people. ...