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Dan Hynes

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  • Rauner lapping GOP field -- Tribune poll

     
    This is going to rattle some dishes: Winnetka venture capitalist Bruce Rauner has jumped out to a big lead in the Republican race for governor after spending millions of dollars on television ads to introduce himself to Illinois voters, a......
  • Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers

    Harvey problems prompt sheriff to seek audit powers
    In an effort to combat scandals and incompetence in some suburbs, the Cook County sheriff is seeking the power to scour the financial books and policing records of municipalities that repeatedly fail to follow a basic financial accountability law....
  • Decision day for Illinois primary election voters

    Decision day for Illinois primary election voters
    Illinois primary election day dawned Tuesday with voters getting to shape the Republican and Democratic fall tickets for contests ranging from governor and U.S. Senate down to the state legislature and county board. Polls opened across the state at 6 a....
  • Quinn defends release program after ex-inmate charged with murder

    Quinn defends release program after ex-inmate charged with murder
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Wednesday defended the Illinois Department of Corrections after an inmate who was released from prison early under a reworked good time credit program was charged with murder. The Democratic governor called the situation "tragic" but...
  • Quinn's head start a parting gift from Daley

     
    From Sunday's print column Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign reports that he spent $5.87 million four years ago in his primary race against fellow Democrat Dan Hynes. Would Quinn have spent more than that against former Commerce Department Secretary Bill Daley,.....
  • Playing fast and loose with running mates

     
    From our General Assembly round-up story: A key Senate panel advanced legislation that would ....remove the new requirement that candidates for governor and lieutenant governor run as a team in primary elections, and instead allow nominees to pick their...
  • Somebody Nobody Asked™ has advice for Rahm Emanuel

     
    By America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist, for the Sunday paper Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Do not appoint Democratic State Rep. Deb Mell of Chicago to the City Council vacancy created by the retirement of her father, Ald. Dick Mell (33rd).......
  • Quinn, Brady in cash dead heat to start fall campaign stretch

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 11:22 a.m. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign said today it had nearly $2.3 million in cash in the bank at the start of the month, an amount almost identical to what the Republican nominee, state......
  • Obama backs Giannoulias, tours Ford plant

     
    President 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.......
  • Obama on Giannoulias: 'You can trust him'

     
    (Cross posted from Clout Street) by John Byrne and Rick Pearson President Barack Obama today told Democratic campaign donors that U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias is running "for all the right reasons." "He's not doing this to help lobbyists. He's....
  • Comptroller candidates seek peek at paychecks

     
    From the print edition: Comptroller candidates seek a peek at public servants' paychecks Amid outrage of hefty salaries of some government officials, comptroller candidates call for more transparency By Joel Hood, Tribune reporter State Rep. David Miller,...
  • Quinn's embattled prisons chief to leave for new job

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia and Ray Long at 12:01 a.m.; updated at 9:55 a.m. with Quinn statement The state prisons chief who took the blame for a botched prisoner early release program under Gov. Pat Quinn is resigning as the......