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Double-dip Dem Debate

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.12.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Gov. Pat Quinn and his opponent, Bill Daley, are fully sparring now over cronyism as this Daley says Quinn's nomination to the Chicago Transit Authority of Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli violates the spirit of a law that doesn't allow some board nominees to get multiple government salaries.

Lisa Madigan On Short(ish) List For Supreme Court Replacement

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago lists Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 43, as one of its top 21 Supreme Court prospects. She said, "It's flattering to even be menti...

Constitutional Coup Averted In Illinois

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Illinois Supreme Court has just rejected what was in essence a coup attempt by the state Attorney General, which would have installed the Lt. Governor in Blagojevich's place.