Republicans picked up enough seats in the midterm elections to win back the House. But the Senate is still run by the Democrats. That might make President Obama’s job easier – he’ll face a divided Congress as he tackles future items on his agenda.
It was a huge election night for Republicans across the country. And in Illinois, it was a rebirth of sorts for a state GOP that practically fell into a shallow grave eight years ago.Republicans in this state scored big wins in federal contests - especially - and made gains in state government.
As the debate heats up on whether or not to commute former IL Governor George Ryan's prison sentence, we thought this would be a good place to present our local leaders' views on the subject.‚ We know that our biggest IL politician is staying neutral, but others have crossed party lines to give th