Category Archives: Illinois Review

Illinois Website Beats Attempt to Silence its News Coverage

-By Warner Todd Huston In 2011 a political operative attempted to sue the Illinois news website Illinois Review for “defamation” over one of its stories. This week a federal appeals court issued its final ruling dismissing the lawsuit handing the … Continue reading

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Despite Spin, Illinois State Central Committee Elections Fail to Vindicate Pat Brady

-By The Illinois Review Last week’s election of Illinois Republican Party State Central Committee members drew national attention when the Washington Post reported the outcome as an indication that Republicans outside of Washington are dropping their opposition to gay marriage. … Continue reading

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Angry over Losses, Durkin Targets Proft and Independent Expenditures

By Fran Eaton CHICAGO – In a press conference following yesterday’s Republican unity event, Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin made it clear that he didn’t appreciate outside groups funding challengers to House incumbents. Durkin told reporters he was outraged … Continue reading

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Ill. GOP Gov’s Race: And Then There Were Three

-By Chris Robling From the start of this race for the Gubernatorial nomination, my statement has been, “I support all four candidates.” No more. Why? There are only three. It is time for Dan Rutherford to internalize the fact that … Continue reading

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State of Illinois Spends Money to Advertise Obamacare on the Onion

CHICAGO (AP) – This isn’t a joke. Public officials at the Illinois health insurance marketplace say they are launching ads aimed at young adults in the satirical online newspaper The Onion. Banner ads on The Onion website will depict a … Continue reading

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Illinois Policy Institute Employee Files Suit Over Media Credentials

Scott Reeder, Illinois Policy Institute’s “journalist in residence” filed a federal lawsuit in Springfield Tuesday against House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton and their respective press aids after being denied media credentials. Reeder (photo right) writes via the … Continue reading

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Illinois Obamacare Federal Stimulus for Politically Correct State Groups

Obamacare is a slush fund only for Obama’s pals… Illinois is funneling millions of federal dollars to politically-correct and politically-connected organizations such as the SEIU and the Chicago Federation of Local Workers to hire in-person counselors whose jobs will be … Continue reading

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URF Releases 6th Annual Illinois Legislative Scorecard

URF Action today released it’s sixth annual legislative scorecard. The scorecard measures and ranks each member of the Illinois General Assembly based on a sampling of votes from the previous session. The organization, which has roots in Illinois politics going … Continue reading

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Harassment: Democrat’s Chilling Drive-By Videos of Rep. Schilling’s Homes

MOLINE, IL – A Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) staffer is publishing creepy videos of the homes of Congressman Bobby Schilling, his family members, neighbors, and supporters (see videos below). Given the armed threat to an Illinois State House candidate … Continue reading

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Radogno uses Lameduck Republicans to Support Obamacare, Tax Hikes, and Democrats

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate has passed HB 5007, which is a waiver for Cook County’s Medicaid system (see roll call below). The bill was passed with the stipulation that it will go into effect only if the Illinois General … Continue reading

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