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Change of SubjectMy worst prediction for 2010 was, and I quote, "A highly focused Tiger Woods will win at least seven PGA tournaments." As it happened, a highly erratic Tiger Woods won zero tournaments this year. I also predicted that former Bolingbrook......
Steve ChapmanTuesday was a great day for Republicans in most of the country, but a bad one for the Illinois GOP. The victory of Mark Kirk in the Senate race obscured what has to be taken as grim news for the......
Change of SubjectLocal liberal blogger Georgia Logothetis, who recently took a leave to work for the campaign of Alexi Giannoulias, is back at the Daily Kos with an insider's look at fundraising: Candidates are extremely isolated political creatures. The ticker-tape...
Web ReporterFirst Lady Michelle Obama will make her first foray into the midterm election cycle in October when she begins a series of trips that will take her to six states and end with California campaign events for House Democrats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
Clout StFrom today's print edition: Obama could raise big money in Chicago President to visit Southeast Side Ford plant, appear at 3 events with donors that could net $2.5 million By Rick Pearson, Tribune Reporter President Barack Obama will return home......
Clout StPresident Barack Obama delivers remarks at Ford's Torrence Avenue assembly plant on Chicago's South Side on Thursday. Ford will go into production later this year with a more fuel efficient Explorer SUV adding a second shift and 1,200 new jobs.......
Clout StPosted by John Chase at 3:35 p.m.; updated at 4:10 p.m. with Giannoulias' reaction Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Mark Kirk said today that he supports the Supreme Court decision that effectively knocked down Chicagoâs handgun ban. As a five-term....
Clout StPosted by John Chase at 4:55 p.m. A day after U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk said he intended to vote for a $26 billion jobs bill in Congress, he didnât. Kirk, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate, told reporters Monday that he......
(WGN-AM)- The Democratic primary race for state treasurer is fully engaged with today's announcement by the chief of staff to current Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Former state representative Robin Kelly, who is the top staffer for Giannoulias, made her...
Tags: Chicago Tribune, Elections, WGN, Roland Burris, U.S. Senate
Tribune reportersWhen a politically connected Greek Orthodox priest wanted help getting the daughter of a family friend into the University of Illinois, he reached out to a campaign adviser to state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. Giannoulias' political director came...
Tags: Death, Christian Orthodoxy, U.S. Senate, Schools, High Schools
PONTIAC -(AP)- State Sen. Dan Rutherford says he plans to make official his candidacy for state treasurer. The Chenoa Republican says he'll formally announce the move Monday. In April he said he was forming an exploratory committee. This is Rutherford's...
Tags: Jesse White, Mitt Romney, WGN, Roland Burris, U.S. Senate
(WGN-AM)- North Shore Republican Congressman Mark Kirk will announce his long-expected foray into the race for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate on Monday, sources familiar with the congressman's decision said today. Kirk has been thinking about a...
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