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History Shows Social Conservatives Can’t Win In Illinois

History Shows Social Conservatives Can’t Win In Illinois

advertisement In the 21st Century, only three Republicans have won a statewide election in Illinois: Judy Baar Topinka, elected treasurer in 2002 and comptroller in 2010; Mark Kirk, elected to the U.S. Senate in 2010; and Dan Rutherford, elected treasurer in 2010.

Toni Preckwinkle To Endorse Toi Hutchinson

Toni Preckwinkle To Endorse Toi Hutchinson

advertisement Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is passing over former staffer Robin Kelly to endorse state Sen. Toi Hutchinson in the 2nd Congressional District special election.

Former Queens Hospital Executive Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Four Months in Prison for Bribing Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger

Former Queens Hospital Executive Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Four Months in Prison for Bribing Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ROBERT AQUINO, the former chief executive officer (CEO) of Parkway Hospital in Queens, was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to four months in prison for bribing former New York State Senator Carl Kruger. AQUINO pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery in January 2012.

Former Queens Hospital Executive Pleads Guilty to Bribing Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger

Former Queens Hospital Executive Pleads Guilty to Bribing Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ROBERT AQUINO, the former chief executive officer of Parkway Hospital in Queens, pled guilty today to bribing former New York State Senator Carl Kruger. AQUINO pled guilty before U.S.

Lehman Examiner Valukas Testifies at Senate Hearing on Auditors Role in Financial Crisis

Lehman Examiner Valukas Testifies at Senate Hearing on Auditors Role in Financial Crisis

CHICAGO , April 7, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Jenner & Block Chairman Anton R. Valukas testified on April 6 before the U.S.

State and Federal Officials Announce Historic High-Speed Rail Agreement for Illinois – Cooperative Agreement Advances Construction and Safety Improvements on Chicago to St. Louis Corridor; Will Create More Than 5,000 Jobs

State and Federal Officials Announce Historic High-Speed Rail Agreement for Illinois – Cooperative Agreement Advances Construction and Safety Improvements on Chicago to St. Louis Corridor; Will Create More Than 5,000 Jobs

CHICAGO – Illinois Transportation Secretary Gary Hannig today announced that a historic public-private partnership agreement on high-speed rail development is in place to bring Illinois one giant step closer to achieving high-speed passenger service between Chicago and St. Louis by 2014.

AARP Urges Senator Durbin to Oppose Deficit Commission Plan

AARP Urges Senator Durbin to Oppose Deficit Commission Plan

    AARP Members, Concerned Citizens Reach Out to Senator Durbin on Eve of Critical Vote SPRINGFIELD, Ill. , Dec.

Roll call! How your lawmaker voted on civil unions

Roll call! How your lawmaker voted on civil unions

“The Illinois Senate has approved civil unions, putting Illinois on the verge of granting official recognition to gay and lesbian couples.” – Associated Press  So how did your representative vote? And better yet, how did our lawmakers who want higher office vote?

Notary: My Signature Was FORGED On Hundreds Of Mayoral Petitions

Notary: My Signature Was FORGED On Hundreds Of Mayoral Petitions

In the ten days since the filing deadline for petitions to get on the ballot for Chicago mayor, politicos tied to the various campaigns have been poring over one another’s signatures, looking for irregularities. By the deadline for registering objections on Tuesday, a record 426 challenges had been been issued against candidates in the city’s various races.

Carol Moseley Braun Puts Hyde Park Home Up for Sale

Carol Moseley Braun Puts Hyde Park Home Up for Sale

The Hyde Park home of the former U.S. senator Carol Moseley Braun, who on Saturday launched her campaign to serve as Chicago’s next mayor, is on the market priced at $1.9 million.

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