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[21 Mar 2018 | 2 Comments | ]

Rauner is fully aware of the noose he has placed around his own neck, as he acknowledged in this laughable attempt in his premature victory speech Tuesday night (he just had to time it to get on the 10 p.m. news shows) to united the Republican party. Saying he was “humbled” by the victory, he added:
To those who of you around the state who wanted to send me a message, let me be clear. I have traveled around the state and I have listened to you. While we differ on some things, let’s …

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

If you thought the first year of Trump was bad, just wait for all the turnovers in the cabinet and advisory staff to settle in. The guy who promised nothing but the best and brightest appointments flunked badly in Round One but with his record-level turnovers he is going farther downhill.
   It seems a lot of people he appointed to important positions had the temerity to give him disagreeable advice. As he has often said, he knows best and pays little attention to “the experts.” So he is replacing them with …

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

* We’ll know the actual spending when the D-2s are filed next month, so this is just money raised by the campaigns. They could very well have money left over. From the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform…
In the Governor’s race, victor JB Pritzker (D) raised $124 per vote, and Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) […]

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

* That didn’t take long…
In Their Own Words: Rauner Campaign Releases New Ad of Kennedy and Biss Criticizing Pritzker
With the general election officially beginning, the Rauner campaign has released a new ad that makes it clear JB Pritzker is a self-dealing insider who will do the bidding of Mike Madigan — according to leading Illinois […]

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

BREAKING: Austin serial bombings suspect identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, two law enforcement sources tell @NBCNews. https://t.co/ngo4EABhbF— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 21, 2018

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

The L.A. Times reports:One day after Orange County supervisors voted to spend more than $70 million to house the homeless, residents in three prosperous cities expressed alarm about a proposal to set up “camp” shelters in their communities.Besides crea…

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

Paid Program: The number of U.S. public companies has dropped 50% in last 20 years. What’s behind the downturn? https://t.co/1cWCPSCZRq

— Barron’s (@barronsonline) March 16, 2018

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

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