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Appointed Incumbent Gets a Big Break in Key House Race PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 21 September 2004 18:00
It’s endorsement season in Illinois politics, a time of high anxiety for candidates who are already involved up to their eyeballs in stressful campaigns. Missing out on a key interest-group endorsement can sometimes devastate a campaign.

 
Searching for Intelligent Life on Other (Politicians’) Planets PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 14 September 2004 18:00
Over the last few weeks it’s become clear that Alan Keyes lives in his own little world. And it’s a pretty odd planet at that. In Keyes’ version of reality, pro-choicers are like terrorist sympathizers, his Democratic opponent Barack Obama has a “slaveholder mentality,” and Jesus would never even consider voting for Obama.

 
Keyes Keeps Looking Worse PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 07 September 2004 18:00
As if Alan Keyes wasn’t embarrassing enough, with his hours-long diatribes that say almost nothing of interest to anyone in Illinois except a handful of zealots. No. He’s gotta go off and verbally slime the vice president’s daughter.

 
Ridiculous Irony Abounds in Illinois Supreme-Court Race PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 31 August 2004 18:00
A top advisor to an Illinois Supreme Court candidate who wants to end the lawsuit “crisis” has filed suit against two men who champion the rights of people who file lawsuits. Enough irony for you? There’s more.

 
Illinois Republicans Get Ready for a Whupping PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 24 August 2004 18:00
It’s probably not a good sign that at least two prominent speakers at the state fair’s Republican Day event last week felt it was necessary to insist that the Illinois Republican Party is not dead. Other speakers worked hard to reinforce the not-dead theme by helpfully pointing out several possible signs of life.

 
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