This is a tough read. The story crossed the wire today that Lura Lynn Ryan has been admitted to the hospital for complications from lung cancer. Here's the latest from AP: Former Gov. George Ryan's wife is expected to be released from a Kankakee hospital today.
I chatted with Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias about the state pension system and his E-bay auction today, and took the opportunity to ask him about his gubernatorial ambitions. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)