Tag: Rich Miller

A couple of Democrats ask Speaker Madigan, 'Where 's the beef?'

This should come as no surprise to people who are fed up with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s relentless and compulsive drive to gather power unto himself. A couple of liberal Chicago Democrats are asking Madigan to come up with a plan that involves “just more than saying no to [Gov. Bruce] Rauner. Rich Miller interviews... Read more »

Bill Brady's tax sin

(This post contains a correction.) Uh, oh. Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady reluctantly released his income tax returns and we now we know: He didn’t pay federal income tax in 2008 and 2009! Nor did he pay state income tax in 2008! Bill Brady: Tax hypocrite? This, we’re instructed, is bad news for Brady and... Read more »

Why is Brady beating Quinn?

Rich Miller in this Chicago Sun-Times column has an interesting take on why Republican Sen. Bill Brady is beating Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn in the Illinois gubernatorial race. Quinn is an odd guy who is screwing things up.  That could be true. But underlying his argument is the premise that Brady couldn’t actually be winning... Read more »
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