Topic: Michael Madigan
Both chambers of the Illinois legislature on Tuesday overrode a veto on the matter by Gov. Pat Quinn. About 300,000 residents could apply for conceal-carry permits, although some details of the law have to be worked out first.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) has called lawmakers back into session to try to deal with the state's unfunded pension obligation. But expectations are low for a resolution, even though Democrats control both chambers and the state's credit rating is taking a beating.
In a retrial, Rod Blagojevich is convicted of corruption stemming from the sale of President Obama's seat in the US Senate. The former Illinois governor says he's 'stunned.'
06/27/2011 09:42 pm
Illinois' redistricting plan is poised to turn half a dozen Republican seats Democratic and could help Democrats retake the House in 2012.
06/08/2011 12:02 pm
Prosecutors on Thursday interrogated former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich for the first time during his retrial on federal charges of corruption. It was a combative hour.
06/02/2011 09:02 pm
The retrial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich opens Wednesday in federal court. In the first trial, the jury deadlocked on 23 of 24 charges related to the handling of President Obama's former US Senate seat.
04/20/2011 12:48 pm
When the Blagojevich retrial begins a month before Chicago's mayoral election, Rahm Emanuel's name is expected to appear prominently in testimony. That's posing a problem for his image-makers.
10/04/2010 08:18 pm
An impeachment probe is under way in the Illinois House. A petition is also before the state’s high court.
12/16/2008 12:00 am