Suscribe to Weekly RiverCitiesReader.com Updates
* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

Latest Comments

  • GET A GRIP
    Get a grip, I bet the other little girl who...
  • ...
    Love the show - Daniel Mansfield
  • On target
    Everyone I have shared your editorial finds it really close...
  • Retired teacher
    Loved reading how such an outstanding citizen was able to...
  • Re: name correction
    Thank you for bringing the error to our attention, Lorianne,...
Candidate Statements for the November 5 Election: Illinois Federal PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Written by No Author   
Tuesday, 29 October 2002 18:00
In preparation for the upcoming election, the River Cities’ Reader asked candidates to respond to the following: “Compare yourself to and contrast yourself with your opponent(s) in terms of your respective positions on the issues you think will be most important during the next term of the office you’re seeking.

 
Illinois House Races More Interesting Than Expected PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 22 October 2002 18:00
No real drama was expected out of Illinois House campaigns this year. The Democrats have a lock on the chamber. A combination of a new and loss-proof legislative-district map and the political might of House Speaker Michael Madigan’s campaign operation guarantee that the Republicans can’t take the House for the next 10 years – barring a cataclysmic political event that would have to surpass the Great 1994 Republican Landslide.

 
Can Illinois AG Candidate Tell the Truth? PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 15 October 2002 18:00
I have been writing about Illinois politics for more than 12 years now, and, believe it or not, I’ve never called anyone a liar. That’s a pretty harsh thing to say about someone, even a politician. But I’m starting to wonder whether Republican attorney general candidate Joe Birkett is capable of telling the truth.

 
Illinois House GOP Leader Finally Sees Writing on the Wall PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 08 October 2002 18:00
A little over a week ago, Illinois House Republican Leader Lee Daniels told his leadership team that he would seek re-election to his post in January. The announcement reportedly stunned his team members, who had been assured privately that Daniels would step down at the end of this term.

 
Illinois AG Candidate Madigan Gets Aggressive PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Illinois Politics
Tuesday, 01 October 2002 18:00
For months now, Lisa Madigan has allowed her staff or some other surrogates to attack Joe Birkett, her Republican opponent in the race for Illinois attorney-general. The personal high-road strategy hasn’t worked too well so far.

 
<< Start < Prev 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 Next > End >>

Page 120 of 123