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  • Dillard gets government union endorsement

    Dillard gets government union endorsement
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard today got the endorsement of the American Federation of State, County and Muncipal Employees Council 31, firmly establishing himself as the public union’s pick against frontrunner Bruce Rauner. Dillard, a...
  • With more union backing, Dillard targeted at GOP debate

    With more union backing, Dillard targeted at GOP debate
    Republican governor candidate Kirk Dillard, fresh from getting the backing of the state’s largest public employees’ union, found himself the target of barbs Wednesday night questioning whether he could stand up to labor if elected. But...
  • Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign

    Democrats, Republicans waste little time launching fall campaign
    Democrats and Republicans woke up the day after the Illinois primary election to each put on a unified front, and the very places they chose to break bread illustrated the theme of the eight-month campaign that lies ahead. Gov. Pat Quinn, U.S. Sen. Dick...
  • Rauner adds $500,000 of own money, opening fundraising for rivals

    Rauner adds $500,000 of own money, opening fundraising for rivals
    Wealthy Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner is adding $500,000 of his own money to his campaign, an amount that will trigger a provision allowing his three GOP rivals and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to raise unlimited amounts from contributors. Much...
  • No Holiday Peace For Politicians

    The state's two major political parties engaged in spitball by press release through the holiday season. It will grow barbarous as the year advances. Partisans will become sensitive about the tone and substance of the exchanges as they grow more fierce....
  • Thumbs Up, Down

    Thumbs down on Major League Baseball for starting so many playoff and World Series games after 8 p.m., too late for children — the audience of tomorrow — to watch more than a couple of innings. Baseball survives despite the people who run it....
  • Malloy Fund-Raising Machine In High Gear

    If you are a lobbyist or the client of one, watch for a consumer alert warning of a political fundraising shakedown. You may get squeezed for as much as $100,000. The squeezer is one-time campaign finance reformer Democratic and Working Families Gov....
  • Rahm Emanuel on ‘Meet the Press’; Grover Norquist on ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’

     
    Most Sunday morning programs will turn to the Democratic National Convention, which starts next week in Charlotte, N.C. The guest lineup: ***Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks to NBC's “Meet the Press,” which airs at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2....
  • Former PR Governor Rosselló visits Orlando

     
    On Saturday, Ana G. Méndez University System and Biblioteca Museo Dr. Pedro Rosselló will host the conference  “The Impact of Inequality on Democracy”, presented by Pedro Rosselló, Former Governor of Puerto Rico. Rosselló has served as Chai...
  • Long Hours And Sharp Elbows

     For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.     Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
  • Newt Gingrich talks to ‘Meet the Press,’ ‘Face the Nation’; Rick Santorum on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Ron Paul on ‘This Week’

     
    CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" will offer a panel discussion with David Brooks of The Times, Chrystia Freeland of Thomson Reuters, Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal and David Remnick of The New Yorker. The program starts at 10 a.m. and repeats at 1....
  • Will Sunday guests weigh in on HBO’s ‘Game Change’?

     
    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., talk to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be ABC's Jake Tapper; Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Obama Council of Economic Advisers; Republican strategist...