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Hamos, Quinn Top Green Slate

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

Pat Quinn is the greenest governor in Illinois history. Admittedly a low bar, but Quinn clears it by a lot.

A Strong Endorsement for Julie Hamos

Elaine Nekritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Elaine Nekritz

It is with great pride that I endorse Julie Hamos for Congress in Illinois' 10th Congressional District. Julie Hamos knows what it takes to be a good legislator.

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.

Abner Mikva Not Endorsing Seals Or Hamos In Kirk Replacement Race, Despite Claim

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It turns out that a big endorsement by former congressman and appellate court justice Abner Mikva for Congress in the north suburban 10th District isn...

Julie Hamos Lands Emily's List Endorsement In Kirk Replacement Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State Rep. Julie Hamos (D-Evanston) landed the endorsement of one of the country's most powerful women's political groups Tuesday in her bid to succee...

Beth Coulson Set To Run For Mark Kirk's Congressional Seat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The GOP may be getting its wish in the closely-contested race to replace U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk in Congress. State Rep. Beth Coulson, a Glenview Republi...

Seals Leads Hamos In Democratic Primary For Kirk's House Seat: Poll

The Fix | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dan Seals, the Democratic nominee against Rep. Mark Kirk (R) in 2006 and 2008, holds a wide lead in the 2010 Democratic primary, according to a survey...

Julie Hamos Running For Mark Kirk's House Seat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- State Rep. Julie Hamos (HAY'-mohs) wants to move up from the Illinois Capitol in Springfield to the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The E...

Julie Hamos Aims to Boost Pat Quinn's Reform Agenda and Gets Undercut by Pat Quinn

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Quinn episode exposed the inevitable collision between a reformer's principles and the practical politics of an election system that relies on private dough to finance the campaign beast.

Medical Marijuana Bill A Long Shot Despite Momentum

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite heavy publicity and increased political momentum, an Illinois Senate bill to legalize medical marijuana in the Land of Lincoln still faces lon...

Metra To Start Taking Credit Cards

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Responding to pressure from commuters and state lawmakers, Metra said today it will allow riders to buy tickets and passes with credit cards by Februa...

Out-Of-State Wine Retailers To Sell To Illinois Under New Bill

Chicago Tribune | Bill Daley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new bill allowing out-of-state wine retailers to ship and sell directly to Illinois consumers was introduced last week by state Rep. Julie Hamos (D-...