Illinois Governor Criticizes Texas Abortion Law, Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in His State

Illinois Governor Criticizes Texas Abortion Law, Vows to Protect Abortion Rights in His State

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, criticized a Texas abortion law that went into effect Wednesday that prohibits virtually all…

2 years ago

Illinois Governor: White House Made States Fight “Sick Hunger Games” to Get PPE

The Governor of Illinois has described the White House's handling of Coronavirus supplies as a "sick Hunger Games." He blasted…

3 years ago

Illinois Governor Says White House Sent Wrong Kind of Medical Masks In Latest PPE Shipment

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) says the White House sent the wrong kind of medical masks in its latest PPE…

4 years ago

Illinois Will Take Charge of Coronavirus Testing After Trump Admin’s “Profound Failing”

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) announced his state will take charge of coronavirus testing, citing President Donald Trump's administration's "profound…

4 years ago

Opinion: Does America Really Value Equality? What Women and Transgender People Might Say

The Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that corporations merited certain rights of personhood. The decision in this…

4 years ago

Illinois City Bans Assault Rifles — Imposes Fines of $1,000 Per Day

When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,…

6 years ago

Rauner Tells Illinois Democrats if They Won’t Punish the Taxpayers, He Will: Part II of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.

8 years ago

Republican Redux: Governor Bruce Rauner Brings Ruin to Illinois: Part I of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner is falling in with the strategy we have seen from Sam Brownback in Kansas, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and…

8 years ago

Supreme Court Could Hear, Overturn Assault Weapons Ban

The Supreme Court could decide as early as Tuesday whether to hear a challenge to Highland Park, Illinois' municipal assault…

8 years ago

Nervous Republicans Worry That Trump Will Give Democrats The White House And Senate

Strategists fear Trump could badly lose a general election campaign, dragging a lot of Republican Senate candidates down with him.

8 years ago

IL Newspaper Crushes Sen. Kirk’s Moderate Reputation By Calling Him A Loud-Mouthed Radical

A local newspaper lashed out at Kirk's extreme rhetoric on the Iran deal, calling him the love child of Michele…

8 years ago

Illinois Gov. Rauner Projects His Hypocritical Conflict of Interest on Democrats and Unions

Over the weekend, Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner assailed state legislators who accept campaign contributions from public employee unions for…

9 years ago

Two Months Into Office, Illinois GOP Governor Rauner’s Approval Rating Under 37 Percent

Illinois Republican Governor Bruce Rauner's approval rating is just 36.5 percent, according to a Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.

9 years ago

Obama Recovery In Full Swing As Unemployment Fell In Every One Of The 50 States Last Year

Every U.S. state and the District of Columbia, saw their unemployment rate drop from 2013 to 2014.

9 years ago

GOP Governors Slash Education To Grow Their Ignorant Base 

Because Republicans depend on "the widespread ignorance of objective reality," their fascist threat to democracy is only succeeding due to…

9 years ago

Chris Christie’s Fear Mongering Ebola Quarantine Of Nurse Blows Up In His Face

On Monday, a day after he told Fox News he had "no second thoughts" about his decision to forcibly quarantine…

9 years ago

Illinois Republicans Stand Behind Candidate Who Confessed to Committing Voter Fraud in 2008 and 2012

Illinois Republicans are stooping particularly low with their support for a candidate who admitted she was registered to vote in…

9 years ago

Chris Christie Condemns Democratic Process As Shocking And Underhanded

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was absolutely outraged that a bipartisan election commission in Illinois simplified the voting process that…

9 years ago

God Does Not Want you to Drink Starbucks, Says David Barton

God really does NOT want you drinking Starbucks! It's that "holiness" or "sanctification" thingie. Just don't ask Barton which verse…

10 years ago

ENDA is Great but Do Not Count the Religious Loons Out

They claim to defend religious liberty but they need to read the Pledge of Allegiance with its vow of "liberty…

10 years ago

Obama Attacks Get Absurd as the President Is Called a Wussy Gay Drag Queen

Internet TV show host Stan Solomon indulges in fantasies of a cross-dressing, feminist-dominated Barack Obama

10 years ago

We’re Not Taking Any More of Romney’s Lies: Chicago Teachers’ Strike Edition

Today's edition of 'We're not gonna take it anymore' features a desperate attempt by Romney's to conflate a 2011 Joe…

11 years ago

Tea Party Deadbeat Joe Walsh Tells Sandra Fluke to get a Job

Tea Party hero Joe Walsh told a diner full of old white folks that Sandra Fluke needs to get a…

11 years ago

Apathy In Illinois: Romney and Santorum Fight For Right to Lose to Obama

Illinois GOP voters go to the polls today to choose from ideologically amorphous bore Mitt Romney, stubborn fungus Newt Gingrich…

12 years ago