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Opinion: Chicago Needs a Mayoral Challenger. Or Five.

Opinion: Chicago Needs a Mayoral Challenger. Or Five.

advertisement The next election for mayor in Chicago little more than 18 months away, and it’s time to face a hard fact: When it comes to mayoral politics in Chicago, democracy could be dead. Current mayor Rahm Emanuel, of course, comes out as the prohibitive favorite.

2011 Dodge Challengers Are Becoming Even More the Envy of the Muscle Car Market

2011 Dodge Challengers Are Becoming Even More the Envy of the Muscle Car Market

CHICAGO , Feb 9, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The expanding muscle car market is going to be “Green With Envy” as the Dodge brand today announced a first-time, limited production run of the 2011 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic and SRT8® 392 models featuring Green With Envy exterior color. (Photo:   http://photos.CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM.com/prnh/20110209/DE44620 ) Both Dodge Challenger models are improved for 2011 and deliver more of what American muscle-car enthusiasts want — unmistakable design, powerful HEMI® V-8 engines with new technologies and world-class handling and braking.

GOP Picks Burzynski Replacement

GOP Picks Burzynski Replacement

By Benjamin Yount   Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD  –  The new class of lawmakers at the Illinois Capitol continues to grow. Republicans have selected a replacement senator to fill the rest of the term of state Sen.

Melissa Bean falls behind in 8th

Melissa Bean falls behind in 8th

Updated 12:59am In a surprisingly close race, incumbent Democrat Melissa Bean trails GOP challenger Joe Walsh. District 8 495 of 503 precincts – 98 percent Joe Walsh, GOP 96,270 – 49 percent Melissa Bean, Dem (i) 95,544 – 48 percent Bill Scheurer, Grn 6,396 – 3 percent  

In Illinois, Republican Kirk takes Obama’s old seat; governor too close to call

In Illinois, Republican Kirk takes Obama’s old seat; governor too close to call

BY KEVIN McDERMOTT > kmcdermott@post-dispatch.com > 217-782-4912 www.STLtoday.com | | Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 11:59 pm UPDATE (12:30 am) — Quinn is expected here in five minutes. This is more from Brady, via our colleague Kurt Erickson, at Brady’s headquarters in Bloomington: “ You may have realized by now, I have a penchant for close elections,” said Brady, who won the GOP primary in February by fewer than 200 votes.

Hare and Shilling Debate in Springfield

Hare and Shilling Debate in Springfield

By Jennifer Wessner     Illinois Statehouse News Congressman Phil Hare, D-IL, and Republican challenger Bobby Schilling participated in the downstate debate that was put on by The Central Illinois Women’s Bar Association and The Government Bar Association.

Ill. gov hopefuls dodge specifics on budget crisis

Ill. gov hopefuls dodge specifics on budget crisis

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and Republican challenger Bill Brady debate at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.

GOP hopes to win big in Obama’s home state of Ill.

GOP hopes to win big in Obama’s home state of Ill.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The state that launched Barack Obama toward the White House could deliver a painful rebuke in November.

Kirk: Voters Don’t Know Why Senate Race Is Key

Kirk: Voters Don’t Know Why Senate Race Is Key

By Benjamin Yount   Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD  –  Get ready to hear a lot more about Illinois’ race for U.S. Senate.  But know that not everything you hear will come from Mark Kirk and Alexi Giannoulias .

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at a loss for words in first debate 
    (The Upshot)

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer at a loss for words in first debate (The Upshot)

It’s a politician’s worst nightmare: Drawing a complete blank in a high-profile debate. That’s what happened to Arizona GOP Gov.

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