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  • Near West alderman dipping toe into mayor's race

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:40 a.m.; last updated at 4:52 p.m. with Fioretti speech A Near West alderman who was thinking about challenging Mayor Richard Daley is now gathering signatures to get on the ballot in February's wide-open mayoral......
  • Giannoulias and Kirk swing away in final Senate debate

     
    UPDATE at 9:25 p.m. by Rick Pearson and Oscar Avila Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk acted amicably at the beginning and end of their last debate in the U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday, but filled the rest of the......
  • Help wanted

     
    From TribNation: The contest: Win a pair of tickets by writing a job description for the next mayor of Chicago. Deadline: Thursday, Jan. 20th at noon. The debate will be hosted by the Chicago Tribune and the City Club of......
  • Mayoral candidates clash on ethics, taxes at Tribune debate

     
    Posted by Kristen Mack at 4:18 p.m.; will be continually updated from 7-8 p.m. during the live debate (Tonight's Chicago mayoral debate is streaming live here.) The four major candidates for Chicago mayor clashed on taxes, crime and ethics tonight......
  • Roskam says GOP to press Obama, Democrats for concessions in federal budget negotiations

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 6:16 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam of Wheaton says the new House GOP majority will use its leverage on Democrats who control the Senate and White House to get concessions in exchange for help......
  • Pawlenty predicts Obama health-care push will fall apart within 15 years

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 4:17 p.m. Potential Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty today predicted President Barack Obama’s "deeply flawed" signature health-care law will fall apart financially in 15 years or less. Speaking at the City Club of...
  • Quinn pulls back on planned budget cuts

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson and Todd Wilson at 5:10 p.m. Facing a torrent of protest, Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday cut in half plans to impose more than $200 million in drastic reductions next month on the Department of Human......
  • Illinois Senate president wants to look at taxing retirement income

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia and Rick Pearson at 3:40 p.m.; updated at 4:37 p.m. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton today suggested the state should start taxing the retirement income of senior citizens who are able to afford it. The state......
  • Sen. Mark Kirk says U.S. and allies should take out Gadhafi's regime

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 4:01 p.m. Republican Sen. Mark Kirk today said the U.S. and allied military mission in Libya should go beyond its limited scope of protecting citizens and move quickly to take out the regime of dictator......
  • Retire this scandalous pension imbalance! -- Cullerton has a plan to stop a teacher pension funding system that cheats Chicago

     
    It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
  • Illinois Republican leader calls for Quinn to get state worker union to take more cuts

     
    Posted by Monique Garcia at 4:34 p.m. Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno today called on Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn to renegotiate the state’s contract with its largest employee union, saying workers should give up scheduled pay...
  • Axelrod: Talks to avert shutdown shouldn’t be political

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 4:10 p.m. As negotiations continued in Washington to avert a federal government shutdown, a top political strategist for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign said today the discussions should not involve...