Friday, Mar 31, 2006
Â· Gotcha: When asked if Blagojevich would ride Amtrak if the extra trips between Chicago and Springfield were implemented, Vanover replied: “Is this a serious question?”
Â· YDD lays the smackdown.
Â· Tribune editorial: The Dan Ryan honey pot
Â· Free Ryan defense could get expensive
Â· Republican pollster Jan van Lohuizen, in a memo written for RNC chairman Ken Mehlman, warns that if members of Congress try to drive a wedge between themselves and Pres. Bush, it’d be akin to adding weight to an anchor.
Â· Stroger’s son says it will be months before his father’s political future is determined.
Â· Ryan jurors dig in, ask for transcripts, details of tax count
Â· Ex-Clinton aide to lead tollway
Â· Sex offenders missing from registered addresses
Â· Krol’s column. Good as always.
Â· Fighting Predatory Lending… Some Realtors Would Like To See Amendment To Bill
Â· Bolingbrook Workers Accused Of Fraud
Â· More weirdness in Kane County. Major growing pains there.
Â· Note to the DCCC: If you’re going to send me a link to a video, make sure it works. I won’t pass it along here if I can’t see it myself.
Â· People’s Weekly World (not the usual type of link): The wild card in the [Melissa Bean] race could be the independent campaign of Bill Scheurer, running as a pro-union, antiwar, anti-abortion candidate and supported by the Teamsters and UAW.