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[30 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Illinois’ Kirk-Giannoulias race has become the biggest expenditure for Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce — about $6.2 million — a Bloomberg story says today. And why? A Crossroads spokesman, Jonathan Collegio, said it sees the…

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[30 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

As election day nears, the Democrats seem increasingly bipolar — not to mention embarrassingly hypocritical. Take for example the two Dem pieces below. The first one accuses Republican House Candidate Jeff Junkas of being a "pawn" for Democrat king-pin Mike…

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[30 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

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[29 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

Independent Scott Lee Cohen is holding job fairs.  He’s “the only candidate for governor holding job fairs in Illinois,” as we are reminded hourly.  This is in some ways the scariest of all, because it plays to such economic ignorance.

This is not to say anything against job fairs, by the way.  They’re fine.  A job fair makes a little money for the hotel that hosts it, for the caterer who provides the doughnuts and cookies, and sometimes for the promoter as well.  All good, all fine.  And sometimes people who …

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[29 Oct 2010 | One Comment | ]

Is it possible that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., with his name recognition, his 14 years of incumbency and the given wisdom that he is a shoo-in for re-election could lose to a Republican? Not just a Republican, but a conservative one at that? A conservative, black Republican newcomer by the name of Isaac Hayes? A self-proclaimed “Booker T. Washington” Republican?

Perhaps it’s just dreaming by partisans on the right. But even if Jackson “coasts” to victory in Illinois’ 2nd congressional district, as the experts would have it, there’s no doubt that …

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[29 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

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The Chicago Tribunes lists scary films featuring an eerily-familiar backdrop.
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[29 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

DNC and Dems’ Private Club Delinquent on Taxes 16 Times in 7 Years Pajamas MediaThey’re also deep in debt.Latest numbers on the economy, Forbes: U.S. Economy Grows, But Pace Still Slow: The Commerce Department reported the U.S. economy grew at a 2% c…

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[29 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Crain’s Chicago Business