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Rick Pearson

Governor Pat Quinn Didn't Win a Mandate for an Illinois Income Tax Increase

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Social issues won the Illinois gubernatorial election for Quinn. So instead of pushing for a tax increase now, he should spend the next two years cultivating public opinion to produce a genuine mandate. And then go for it.

Independent Voters Stampede to GOP, Dragging Down National Democrats, Governor Pat Quinn

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Pat Quinn is looking more and more like a casualty of independents' pitched forks.

Tribune Reporter: 'My Credibility Got Hijacked' By Fox News, Hannity

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[I]t turns out that Pearson didn't actually know his analysis was going to end up on Hannity's show. To the contrary, he taped the interview under th...