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Google, Miller Coors Sign On to Disgraced Cook County GOP Official Jeremy Rose’s EE13 New Year’s Bash

Chicago, Illinois, Wednesday, January 1, 2014 – It has been less than three years since Jeremy Rose, former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party, was forced to resign in scandal after allegations of sexual misconduct involving Rose and a female member of the Chicago Young Republicans (CYRs). However, Rose’s troubling history has not diminished... Read more »

KELLY: Congress, media have ignored Rep. Bobby Rush's tax problems long enough

Chicago, Illinois, December 16, 2013 - Back in 1994, when I ran for congress against Rep. Bobby Rush in the First Congressional District, his back taxes were already a problem. The media and Congress ignored it then. Will they continue to ignore it now after this latest investigation involving Rep. Rush that has unearthed more than... Read more »

Did Capitol Fax's Rich Miller Just Sell Out to Bruce Rauner? (VIDEO)

Chicago, Illinois – Capitol Fax’s Rich Miller is taking advertising dollars from GOP candidate Bruce Rauner. Is it affecting or will it affect his coverage of Rauner’s campaign? Watch me weigh in here. I’ll even poke some fun at Rahm’s pal Rauner and read some comments from the soon-to-be-famous scribe Oswego Willy.
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Did Bruce Rauner set up Illinois Policy Institute's meeting with Rahm?

Did Bruce Rauner set up Illinois Policy Institute's meeting with Rahm?
Chicago, Illinois – This week, Matt Paprocki, Director of Governmental Affairs for the Illinois Policy Institute (IPI), admitted that Illinois Policy Institute has been meeting privately with Rahm Emanuel’s staff. The admission was made in an email to Rich Miller’s Capitol Fax and published on the site, which referenced a private September 30th meeting. According... Read more »

Retailers' nightmare: River East Art Center at 435 E. Illinois

Chicago, Illinois, September 29, 2013 – Now that upscale grocer Fox & Obel has shuttered its doors for good, the River East Arts Center, at 435 E. Illinois, may have just scored the dubious honor of worst place in Chicago for a retailer to do business. Fox & Obel’s massive debt had already been piling... Read more »

WLS Co-Host Dan Proft Grilled on Cicero, Donors at Elmhurst College

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WLS Co-Host Dan Proft Grilled on Cicero, Donors at Elmhurst College Chicago, Illinois – Plummeting radio ratings are not the only thing WLS co-host Dan Proft is battling these days. Proft appeared recently at an Elmhurst College lecture series while, simultaneously, his assistant struggled to keep the rumor of a second run for governor alive... Read more »
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Blame game: Cumulus-owned WLS-AM's ratings continue to plummet

Chicago, Illinois, July 17, 2013 – With the national DOJ scandals and ongoing investigations into the IRS targeting of Tea Party swirling, WLS-AM should have been able to eke out respectable ratings for June. But it didn’t. The national controversies were ideal fodder for the station’s hungry right-leaning audience. But, instead, the news talker is... Read more »

Let's do lunch: Jesse Jackson Jr.'s prison term doesn't worry his bro Yusef!

Chicago, Illinois, July 2, 2013 – Jesse Jackson Jr.’s brother, Yusef, apparently isn’t THAT worried about his brother and sister-in-law doing prison time on federal conspiracy and tax evasion charges. Does he know something the rest of us don’t? Yusef was caught lunching at the Chicago, hotspot Tavern on Rush, with former congressman-turned-MSNBC analyst Harold... Read more »

Watch Republicans Revolt Against Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady (VIDEO)

Chicago, Illinois, April 15, 2013 – Republican voters gathered this weekend at the Tinley Park Convention Center to call on Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady  to resign.   Brady is being pressured to resign after contacting GOP legislators to support legislation to permit same sex marriage in Illinois. But Republican activists say Brady’s repeated election... Read more »
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Time to Question Bruce Rauner and his Rahm Republicans

Chicago, Illinois, April 3, 2013 - I have a few questions for some of my fellow Republicans: Why are you supporting Bruce Rauner as your 2014 GOP candidate for governor? How can you claim the Republican mantle and not question Rauner’s connections to Rahm Emanuel and his history of Democrat pay-to-play style politics? A few weeks... Read more »
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