Last night the Tribune posted to its website a story headlined "Years after Senate race loss, Quinn keeps interest alive -- by collecting interest on his loans." It pointed out that since his failed run for the U.S.
Three-term incumbent Dan Hynes has put in for that big promotion to governor, so this is an open office. Contested primaries will be held next Tuesday for both Democrats and Republicans.
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You know about the candidates for governor (and if you don't, go here for the Dems and here for the GOP). You probably even have a good idea about the U.S. Senate race. But what about a bit farther down the ballot? Lieutenant governor, comptroller or treasurer?
Chicago Ald. Toni Preckwinkle is having what you might call a good day.
She woke up to a front-page Chicago Tribune headline about a new poll suggesting she has surged ahead in a crowded Democratic primary race for Cook County Board president.
Last night I saw my favorite campaign ad of all time. Bob Schillerstrom had the genius idea to tackle his name's unsavory sound alike head-on and make it a positive. But that's not my favorite thing about this ad.