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[13 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

UPDATE x1: The Illinois House rejected Amendment 10 on HB 1156, which would have banned any high capacity magazines over 10 rounds. The vote was 57 to 59, with 1 present. Roll call will follow. SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Mike…

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[12 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

In a move that indicates just how powerful those two teacher union lobbyists are, House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) and his House associate State Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Orland Park) will try to walk back legislation that stopped Illinois Federation of…

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[23 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady called on two lobbyists for the Illinois Federation of Teachers – including one who is a former staff member for House Speaker Mike Madigan – to give back the State pensions they…

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[10 Oct 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

CHICAGO – Monday, 7500 #OccupyChicago protestors are expected to "Take Back Chicago." "Taking back what…from whom?" If there’s a place in America that’s been dominated by political corruption and the 53% that don’t pay taxes but live off the 47%…

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

This is how bad things are in Illinois. The Chicago Tribune, while still doing all it can to soothe Illinois Democratic Party chief and House Speaker Mike Madigan, took the first step towards recovery from encouraging the Democrats’ habitual, destructive…

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[31 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Sponsored by House Minority Leader Tom Cross and House Speaker Michael Madigan, HR 444 passed the Illinois House Tuesday to honor Illinois conservative icon, WLS-AM 890′s Tom Roeser who passed away Sunday at age 82: HOUSERESOLUTION 2 WHEREAS, The members…

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[19 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

CHICAGO – The Illinois Republican Party’s IllinoisMadness.com Tournament to find the Biggest Tax and Spend Illinois Democrat featured a few surprises in Round 1 and some more key matchups in Round 2. While the four #1 seeds, Pat Quinn, Mike…

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[27 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady today called upon the Board of Directors of the Regional Transportation Authority to rescind the employment agreement of Speaker Mike Madigan’s son-in-law, Jordan Matyas. Matyas, who is married to Madigan’s daughter, was recently given…

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[13 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

by Chris Robling Salutations to Chris R, Tom C and the staunch IGA members who stood up and said "no" to the lunacy. Similarly, the Dan Rs and the Judy BTs bear no burden for this pocket-picking. But the headline…