Topic: Pat Quinn (Politician)
Juneteenth is celebrated today, but what does it celebrate?
06/19/2011 07:21 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
The Supreme Court left in place an appeals-court ruling that then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's 2008 appointment of Roland Burris to the US Senate violated an often-overlooked clause in the 17th Amendment.
06/06/2011 03:53 pm
The Illinois Legislature has passed a bill to dramatically expand gambling in the state in a bid to help close a $15 billion budget deficit. But the bill still needs a wary governor's signature.
05/31/2011 09:59 pm
Rahm Emanuel is sworn into office as Mayor of Chicago. His city's most pressing crisis: a half-billion dollar budget deficit.
05/16/2011 08:01 pm
As states take unilateral actions on immigration, Obama lays out his administration's accomplishments with border security and makes the economic case for comprehensive immigration reform.
05/10/2011 02:02 pm
In Pictures High-speed rail worldwide
In a crisis that built up over years of paying in too little, Illinois's pensions were only half-funded by 2009, according to a new report. They're the worst offender, but they're not alone.
04/26/2011 07:41 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
Former Illinois Governor Blagojevich wants immediate sentencing on his one conviction and scheduled retrial on other charges dismissed. Too costly to taxpayers, he says.
03/19/2011 03:40 pm