Political commentator Lenny McAllister was in Iowa last week for that state's caucus. Tuesday, New Hampshire headed to the polls and Eight Forty-Eight listened back to McAllister’s play-by-play musings from his 72 hours in Iowa. Then, former Illinois Gov.
What's up Illinois?! Ron Paul in the house! More than 3,600 people voted in the Illinois Republican straw poll over the weekend. The Ill. GOP needs cash, apparently to help with the 2012 election, so they charged people $5 to vote in this informal poll.
Illinois U.S. Congressman Jerry Costello announced today he won't be seeking re-election next year after 23 years in office.In a press conference on Tuesday, the 62-year-old downstate Democrat insisted he never intended to be