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Illinois Governor Leads a Charmed Life PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 10 June 2003 18:00
I’m not a superstitious person, but I’m starting to believe that Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s life has been blessed by a kindly leprechaun, a lucky star, or an influential guardian angel. Take your pick. He was elected to the Illinois House after a new legislative map gave state Representative Bruce Farley (D-Chicago) the opportunity to be kicked upstairs to the Senate by Blago’s politically powerful father-in-law.

 
Illinois Governor Tries to Seize Control PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 03 June 2003 18:00
Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has racked up some impressive poll numbers partly because the voters have so far bought into his constant refrain that he is “changing Springfield’s culture.” There is no doubt that he has reformed some things.

 
Illinois Legislature Avoids Revolt – Barely PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 27 May 2003 18:00
State legislators are rebelling just about everywhere. You’ve heard about the Texas Democrats who fled to Oklahoma to kill a Republican redistricting bill. In Arizona, the Republican Senate rejected the Democratic governor’s budget, then put together its own plan.

 
Does Illinois’ Governor Have a Plan? PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 20 May 2003 18:00
Governor Rod Blagojevich has spent less time in Springfield than any governor in memory. Instead, he’s either stayed close to his Chicago home or gallivanted around the rest of the state holding press conferences touting his programs and blaming his problems on a General Assembly that has, in reality, mostly tried (in vain) to work with him.

 
Chicago and Daley Win, Consumers Lose in Illinois Legislature PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 13 May 2003 18:00
Jim Ryan might have been right. Remember last year when the Republican gubernatorial candidate warned that Chicago Mayor Richard Daley would control the state’s agenda if Chicagoan Rod Blagojevich was elected? Well, current evidence is leaning in Jim Ryan’s favor.

 
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