Illinois’ Democratic Governor Pat Quinn is celebrating his party’s big wins in this week’s election. Democrats picked up several state Senate and state House seats, giving them a veto-proof majority in both chambers.
There are many types of ground-breakings. There are the unceremonious ones with no politicians in sight, and there are others where politicians line up to synchronize their shovel-holding for watching cameras. And then there’s the kind that Jesse Jackson Jr. wants to have on April 21.