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  • Reeder: Illinois' manufacturing base continues to decline

    SPRINGFIELD – When I first began covering Illinois state government, a Mitsubishi sports car could be seen sitting in the governor’s parking spot at t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Miller: Not just Madigan's fault there isn't a budget yet

    Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner declared to reporters that if it wasn’t for House Speaker Michael Madigan, the budget impasse would’ve been resolved.
    July 30, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Brazile: Trump always sinks to the occasion

    Right now, my Republican friends seem to be drawn to candidates who have extreme views and/or made a name in a field other than politics. And the bigg ...
    July 25, 2015 - 11:10 pm