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Toni Preckwinkle May Have the Antidote to the Tea Party

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Preckwinkle plans to move Cook County government from a culture of corruption to a "culture of performance management" and hire a performance czar to enforce the new culture.

Candidate, Former SEC Chairman Bash Water Deal that Flushed $68 Million Down the Sewer

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District got a pasting last Thursday over a botched bond deal that cost Cook County area taxpayers $68 million.

Dan Hynes' Tax Plan Would Shield Illinois Legislature, Governor From Tax Hike and Other Campaign News

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

If Hynes ultimately were to become governor and enact his plan, the entire Illinois governing class would be exempt from an Illinois income tax increase. Oops.