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Chris Christie's 5 Biggest "Quinn-sults"

If you don't have anything nice to say about Gov. Pat Quinn, well then sit next to Chris Christie! The mouthy New Jersey governor, Republican Governors Association Chairman and obsessed Springsteen fan returned to Chicago this week to stump for Bruce Rauner, deploying a new batch... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Former Fla. Gov. Crist Clinches Democratic Nomination

Florida Democrats selected former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov.... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
How Bruce Rauner Can Woo Chicago Voters (And Swing the Election)

How Bruce Rauner Can Woo Chicago Voters (And Swing the Election)

Bruce Rauner has loads of support in suburban and downstate Illinois, but can he trounce Pat Quinn in Chicago? Not a... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Rod Blagojevich Sends Wife Anniversary Letter From Prison

Rod Blagojevich Sends Wife Anniversary Letter From Prison

In what might be the highest level of communication the public has seen from him, Rod Blagojevich sent his wife,... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy

Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy

Maybe the next time Christie comes to town, he can check with the candidate he’s supporting to make sure they've got... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Former Va. Governor Questioned About Dealings With Executive

Cross-examination of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell ended Tuesday afternoon in the corruption trial of McDonnell... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Daily Dish: Tuesday's Political Headlines

Daily Dish: Tuesday's Political Headlines

8/26/14: Today is the first day for politicians to begin circulating petitions for Chicago elections, including... Watch »

Aug 26, 2014
Biden Stumps for Quinn Amid GOP's Christie Offensive

Biden Stumps for Quinn Amid GOP's Christie Offensive

Joe Biden and Chris Christie, two regular-guy politicians with big mouths and even bigger Oval Office dreams,... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Opinion: Entire Aldermanic Oversight Process Shrouded in Secrecy

Opinion: Entire Aldermanic Oversight Process Shrouded in Secrecy

If you didn't know any better, you might think every aspect of City Council oversight in this town is intended to be... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Daily Dish: Monday's Political Headlines

Daily Dish: Monday's Political Headlines

8/25/14: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Vice President Joe Biden are both in Chicago for separate political... Watch »

Aug 25, 2014
Quinn Vetoes Uber Bill In a Win for Ride-Share Companies

Quinn Vetoes Uber Bill In a Win for Ride-Share Companies

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed a bill targeting Uber and other ride-share companies with stiff state-wide... Read »

Aug 25, 2014
Karen Lewis Stops Dropping Rahm's Name in Public

Karen Lewis Stops Dropping Rahm's Name in Public

Karen Lewis is getting serious about running for mayor. At an event in Little Village last night, the fiery Chicago... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Report Finds IDOT Broke Hiring Rules For Years

Report Finds IDOT Broke Hiring Rules For Years

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration not only failed to rein-in political hiring at the Illinois Department of... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Rick Perry in N.H.: Indictment Politically Motivated

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Rauner Once Called Quinn an 'Extraordinary' Leader

Rauner Once Called Quinn an 'Extraordinary' Leader

The Chicago Sun-Times unearths old footage of Bruce Rauner singing Democrats' praises during a November 2010 speech... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Romney and Ryan Reunite in Chicago Thursday

Romney and Ryan Reunite in Chicago Thursday

Romney is interviewing Ryan on stage in Chicago Thursday night. The subject is Ryan's new book, "The Way... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Feds Indict Chicago Defense Attorney

Feds Indict Chicago Defense Attorney

Brindley allegedly instructed a witness, Marina Collazo, to lie on the stand about her husband, Vasquez's, drug... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Can Joe Biden's Charm Help Quinn Defeat Rauner?

Can Joe Biden's Charm Help Quinn Defeat Rauner?

The White House is deploying Joe Biden to Chicago on Monday, where the veep will stump for Gov. Pat Quinn and other... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Opinion: Chicago Looks Ready For Its ‘Progressive Moment’

Opinion: Chicago Looks Ready For Its ‘Progressive Moment’

What’s clear is that as far as progressives go in Chicago, the opportunity for a historic moment is upon them. Read »

Aug 21, 2014
Appeals Court Rules Against Term Limits on the Ballot

Appeals Court Rules Against Term Limits on the Ballot

Rauner's group insists the measure would be overwhelmingly approved by voters. It would limit legislators to... Read »

Aug 21, 2014
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