SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Caption contest!

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

* Let’s kick off the new year with a little bit of fun.

From Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford’s Facebook page

- Posted by Rich Miller        


77 Comments
  1. - Boone Logan Square - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:05 am:

    Two guys who know fiscal insolvency all too well.


  2. - Dave Dahl - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:05 am:

    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford (right)


  3. - MontgomeryCo - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:05 am:

    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is seen here kicking off the new year with a show of bipartisanship by posing with Governor Quinn.


  4. - Just Observing - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:07 am:

    Did the Treasurer just create his opposition mailing piece?


  5. - RFR - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:09 am:

    Man, these new truth in political advertising rules are gonna be a pain.


  6. - Justbabs - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:09 am:

    Man, I wish I had red hair.


  7. - I just know - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:11 am:

    the new GOP Dan & BOZO


  8. - Loop Lady - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:15 am:

    practicing my skills as a clown just in case this political thing doesn’t work out…got the hand thing goin’ on, I just need the threads and wig…
    HNY Rich…


  9. - Anon - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:16 am:

    A well-known clown and Bozo too.


  10. - LilLebowskiAchiever - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:18 am:

    Another day executing the important functions of the Illinois State Treasurers office. Next stop… Treadmill!


  11. - JustMe_JMO - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:21 am:

    Modify the picture by adding this http://www.illinoissqueezy.com/images/squeezy.jpg

    then go with - MontgomeryCo’s caption with this added at the end “and the Governor’s new pet SQUEEZY”.


  12. - Woodford vet - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:26 am:

    Two clowns.


  13. - zatoichi - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:29 am:

    Hey. hey, hey. I really was one of the finalists to replace Bob Bell. Life would sure be different.


  14. - Stones - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:30 am:

    Who’s idea was that to have Rutherford pose with Bozo? That one might come back to bite him!


  15. - Cincinnatus - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:30 am:

    One of these has a bulbous nose, a strange voice and wears funny clothes. The other is Bozo.


  16. - John A Logan - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:34 am:

    Dan Rutherford poses with one of the new logo’s under consideration to represent the Illinois Republican Party.


  17. - Jerry101 - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:42 am:

    The New Bozo Show…starring Dan Rutherford!!


  18. - Montrose - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:46 am:

    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford moments before competing in Bozo’s Grand Prize Game in an attempt to secure funds for the state’s coffers.


  19. - Third Reading - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:54 am:

    Isn’t it rich?
    Are we a pair?
    Me here at last on the ground,
    You in mid-air.
    Where are the clowns? …
    Send in the clowns
    Don’t bother, they’re here.

    –Stephen Sondheim, “Send in the Clowns”

    I’m outta here.


  20. - I don't want to live in Teabagistan - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:56 am:

    Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right…..


  21. - anon sequitor - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:58 am:

    Treasurer Dan really needs to distance himself from the Illinois Republican leadership (left above) if he hopes to become Governor Dan.


  22. - Dan Shields - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:18 pm:

    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford introduces the Illinois speaker of the house.


  23. - Levois - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:20 pm:

    lol i had no idea Bozo was back in production and the first guest on his program was Rutherford.


  24. - wordslinger - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:21 pm:

    Rutherford commits a Bozo No-no.


  25. - MrJM - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:24 pm:

    Early Republican Primary polling shows Dan Rutherford leading the Grand March of Bozos.

    – MrJM


  26. - LilLebowskiAchiever - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:28 pm:

    Hey Rod, looks like you got a new haircut in Colorado.


  27. - NIref - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:31 pm:

    Alas, Rutherford’s trip to the Bozo Show ended in disappointment when he was tricked out of leading the Grand March.


  28. - 3rd Generation Chicago Native - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:38 pm:

    Dan Rutherford “If I loose the next election, I am already working on my next career”


  29. - Pingu - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:39 pm:

    Why is Bozo throwing gang signs?


  30. - Das Man - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:45 pm:

    Bozo Nec sorte nec fato
    (Bozo Neither by chance nor by fate
    …apologies to the Rutherford Coat of Arms


  31. - in the know - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 12:50 pm:

    OMG, if JBT could get pilliored for a video polka-ing, then what will the Dems do with THIS!. I love Dan’s youthful spirit, but this is either a sign of insanity or the kind of authenticity (can we say Pongee) which will crush the faux populism of Gov. Quinn. At this point I can not say with certainly which.


  32. - Cincinnatus - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:00 pm:

    After the Cash Dash, we’ll do Bozo’s Buckets! Get number 6 and you can be Governor.


  33. - Quizzical - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:05 pm:

    In 2013, while Illinois faced a historic budget crisis, Treasurer Dan Rutherford was flashing gang signs with well known clown Bozo.

    What was he thinking?


  34. - OneMan - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:07 pm:

    Over 40 years ago an arrow pointed at another little boy who got to go and play the Grand Prize Game… Since then Dan has been working to show that clown he made a mistake…

    That day has come…


  35. - Wensicia - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:09 pm:

    Rutherford: “Here’s the guy who will help me turn this into a Red State by supportig my run for governor!”

    Bozo: “All I said is that I would help him turn his hair into the same color as mine. My comment was taken out of context!!”


  36. - Captain Illini - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:09 pm:

    Heh! I might look like a clown, but only the Governor wears this suit!


  37. - Michelle Flaherty - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:11 pm:

    I didn’t realize Topinka was that much taller than Rutherford.


  38. - unclesam - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:12 pm:

    Treasurer Rutherford helps unveil the latest gubernatorial portrait…it will forever remain untitled.


  39. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:31 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - Another day at the Pontiac Office, redecorating …

    @FakeDanRutherford - Look what Romney gave me, the note read “Call me, Maybe…”

    @FakeDanRutherford - “What, do I amuse you?”

    @FakeDanRutherford - My governmental staff gave me the picture of Bozo. The not read, “Thanks for everything, enclosed is a picture of how we look to others.”


  40. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:34 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - Pongee got to the 4th Bucket, the ball bounced out the of the 5th. A new bile would have been nice. #DopeyTweetsNeverGetMocked


  41. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:37 pm:

    “This picture was taken 2 years ago. Like the last photo of Lincoln, showing how an office, and its responsibilites, affect the office holder, it came to no one’s surprise that Treasurer Rutherford has morphed into “Bozo” is such a short time.”


  42. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:40 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - Tweeting will only help my chances to be taken seriously. I took this pic after explaining Illinois’ Bond Rating. #CluelessToImageAndReality


  43. - 10th Indy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:41 pm:

    Michelle Flaherty - you owe me a new keyboard.


  44. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:44 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - No real tweet, just “Look at Me! Look at Me” #SomeoneIsCatalogingTheseTweetsDannyBoy

    @FakeJasonPlummer - Hey @FakeDanRutherford, I see you finally got that Self Portrait, Nice! #HaHaHaJasonMadeAFunny


  45. - Kerfuffle - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 1:52 pm:

    So when I’m finished playing Illinois State Treasurer each day, I go to work at my second job. It seems that more people recognize me as Bozo than they do as the treasurer.


  46. - Irish - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:01 pm:

    Dan Rutherford poses in front of the icon of what passes for governance in the State of Illinois.

    And by the way today the circus comes back to town.


  47. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:11 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - Proud to have Bozo’a support for my exploratory run for Governor. #JustClowningAround

    @FakeDanRutherford - No, I am not saying any Clown can do the job like I do it, but I am saying Bozo could. #IsItTooLateToDelete


  48. - mokenavince - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:14 pm:

    A chip off the old block.


  49. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:14 pm:

    “No, Treasurer, this tweet will Rcok!”

    “Treasurer, pose JUST like Bozo … It will be funny, honest.”

    “Ok, before we tweet this, is it really what you want to be seen as? Ok … Tweeted!”

    “Hurry and take this picture, I have to get back to Pontiac, run on the treadmill, watch my 100th movie, and tweet about how hard I am working…”


  50. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:18 pm:

    @FakeDanRutherford - no @FakeJasonPlummer, I was posing with your Campaign Portrait! #HaHASoThere


  51. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:49 pm:

    @fakeDanRutherford - ATTENTION! ATTENTION! Petitions for me & my running-mate will be available in September. Look to @FakeDanRutherford then for details #IfYouInsistOnBeingAClownRunWithOne


  52. - Statesman - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 2:59 pm:

    Bozo was very popular North of I -80, unlike others that will run in the 2014 gubernatorial primary.


  53. - Endangered Moderate Species - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:16 pm:

    “Are any other gubernatorial candidates getting their picture on the Capitol Fax January 2nd Caption Contest? Whose laughing now?”


  54. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:18 pm:

    Happy New Year Willy.
    Are you out of the gate en fuego or what?

    Meanwhile, among the leftovers:
    “Who is that behind Bozo?”

    PS: Great photo choice, Captain.


  55. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:25 pm:

    - Endangered Moderate Species -,

    Thanks for the kind words for the GH. Appreciate them.

    - AA -

    My Friend, how are you? This picture is another example of something I would be banned for suggesting or photoshopping, but here we are! They write themselves, and if you like them, I appreciate it, as always.

    ===“Who is that behind Bozo?”===

    Well played!

    @FakeDanRutherford - That is me giving our Fraternal Handshake to Brother Bozo #LaffaClownaZeta


  56. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:25 pm:

    “I realized he was truly just a clown when he mentioned he only had 2 staffers in his scheduling department.”


  57. - SAP - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:35 pm:

    Bread and circuses? I’m halfway there.


  58. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:44 pm:

    - Boone Logan Square -, - Cincinnatus, - OneMan -, - Wensicia -,

    Thanks for the kind words, I just don’t want it to go unnoticed. I appreciate it.


  59. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 3:54 pm:

    Treasurer Rutherford, proving once again, you don’t need a wig, makeup, or a silly costume … to be considered a clown.


  60. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:24 pm:

    “After breakfast of banana and yogurt, ran treadmill and finished Die Hard 2. Love Bruce Willis. Showered, dressed, and fired up Pongee, Chicago bound. Meetings with Chicago staff before heading over to WGN TV for interview on Fiscal Cliff with Lourdes Duarte. Staff said she was “hot.” Took a few pictures at WGN before heading back to apartment for late dinner and status check of plumbing fixtures.”


  61. - Woodford vet - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:31 pm:

    Rutherford…what was he thinking? Even for people who try hard to like Dan, he makes it impossible to support him for higher office. What strategic purpose is there to be gained by taking this photo and then posting it? We all know the negative. Dan’s juvenile incessant gimmicky emails and now these insane Facebook posts and tweets all reinforce a widespread and growing notion that Dan Rutherford is a clown who will do ANYTHING to get his name and mug out there. In politics, not all publicity is good publicity. The man needs a massive dose of self discipline and a staff who will stand up to him and tell him to his face when he is again acting over the top. Dan your staff cringes at your childish antics. Posts about how to launder socks, you fixing your toilet and now a pic with Bozo the clown??? Are you out of your mind? Stop drinking in public, stop yelling your speeches, stop the gimmicks and start acting and being serious. If you want to be governor then act like it. The man has worked so hard for so long but his head is out of control and none of his staffers will level with him and try to rein him in. Sad and pathetic. A successful grown man who has succeeded in being viewed more as a clown than as a competent public servant.


  62. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:32 pm:

    - Arthur Andersen -,

    Coffee went out my nose and on some papers, I now have to print again!

    It’s so funny, becasue it’s so true.


  63. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:40 pm:

    - Woodford vet -,

    I know the reason I mock all this is because my hope is that Dan Rutherford will just stop. Just stop. Stop the Pongee, stop the tweeting, stop the “polls”. I want Treasurer Dan Rutherford to be Tresasurer, and if he does THAT well, then a move up is possible.

    The more he makes foolish mistakes, the more I will remind him, in hopes that time will not run out on Dan Rutherford. Honestly, some of these are just too easy and too fun. How can Rich NOT have these up. For that, I thank Rich.

    Rutherford will see these Tweets again …and the Facebook pictures, and the Pongee posts.

    So, Dan … stop. Please.


  64. - just sayin' - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:47 pm:

    A clown who will do anything to get attention, pictured here with Bozo.


  65. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 4:47 pm:

    “Dear Timmy,

    Here is the signed picture you asked for on ‘The Facebook’.

    Bozo and I want to wish you a Happy New Year and don’t forget to look for iCash for your parents in the newspaper real soon.

    Have a ‘Bozo-rific’ 2013!

    Just clowing ya!

    Dan ‘Tray-sure-rer the Clown’ Rutherford

    p.s. Pongee says ‘Hi’ too!”


  66. - Wensicia - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 5:04 pm:

    OW — Great stuff!


  67. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 5:51 pm:

    - Wensicia -,

    Thanks!

    @FakeDanRutherford - I don’t understand what all the fuss was about. Clown College was F-U-N, fun! #PieTossingForGradesRocks

    @FakeDanRutherford - Being your Treasurer is like being on a reality show for the Citizens of Illinoiis - I think. #KardashiansHaveNothingOnPongee


  68. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 6:23 pm:

    “Next time on …’Running with Rutherford’…”


  69. - Just The Way It Is One - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 6:50 pm:

    “DANno’s CIRcus is ON THE AIR!!!”


  70. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 7:58 pm:

    “Dear Timmy”

    Well done OW!

    Seriously, at least as seriously as I can get in this post, Woodford and Willy are spot on here. Dan, as a guy who goes way back in the day with you and wants you to do well, grow up for God’s sake. Get off the Facebook and Twitter unless it’s either sober-minded business matters. Cut the crap. Take the words Pongee, treadmill, ate, and watched out of your online vocabulary. Listen to your staff.


  71. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 9:10 pm:

    - AA -

    You may need to do an intervention.


  72. - Steel - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 10:07 pm:

    Which clown would you vote for?


  73. - IDPH - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 10:10 pm:

    Hey everyone, meet my friend Pat “The Clown” Quinn!!!!


  74. - Quinn T. Sential - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:17 pm:

    State Treasurer introduces Governor Quinn in the Center Ring of the Capitol rotunda as the Veto Session kicks off


  75. - Come on man! - Wednesday, Jan 2, 13 @ 11:32 pm:

    Republican front runner for Governor and Dan Rutherford


  76. - jak - Thursday, Jan 3, 13 @ 1:13 pm:

    Citing yet another blatant display of questionable judgment, insiders are speculating that Bozo’s public image may be irreversibly tarnished.


  77. - jak - Thursday, Jan 3, 13 @ 1:47 pm:

    Dan Rutherford before and after his guest appearance on Extreme Makeover.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Ok, that's enough
* I truly hate this US Senate race
* Rauner signs life insurance bill
* Question of the day
* State bond sale goes well, but still paid a higher price
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Picking on the little guys
* We've been a sorry state for a long time
* Munger and Mendoza face off in hostile debate
* I'm still befuddled by this move
* *** UPDATED x5 - Motion approved - Noven to withdraw - $421 million budget hit - One appointee appears to be ineligible - The plot thickens as three new board members appointed *** Controversy expected at TRS hearing today
* React to remap reform ruling
* Yesterday's blog posts

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Search This Blog...

Search the 98th General Assembly By Bill Number
(example: HB0001)

Search the 98th General Assembly By Keyword

  
* Google Wallet debuts automatic transfers so you can skip “cashing out”
* Android 7.0 factory images are live for most Nexus devices
* Sony Xperia X Compact and Xperia XR specs revealed
* Mobile ad startup AppLovin in talks for $1.5 billion acquisition
* Apple’s own Snapchat could signify a huge services milestone
* Apple Seeds Seventh Beta of tvOS 10 to Developers
* HTC device benchmarked, but is it the Desire 10 Pro?

* White Sox rally past M's on Frazier's walk-off hit
* Frazier sets RISP issues aside with clutch hits
* Sox won't reveal direction until after season
* Frazier ties it, then sinks M's on walk-off hit
* White Sox rally past M's on Frazier's walk-off hit
* Sale faces fellow ace Felix, Mariners at Cell
* Top Sox pick Burdi could be September callup

...............


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress

Loading


* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New Law Makes Insurance Companies Find, Pay Ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay ben.....
* Governor comes to Marion - The Daily Republican..
* Rauner shows he's just another Illinois politic.....


* Feds honor 2 Maryland employers who support Guard, Reserve
* New law makes insurance companies find, pay beneficiaries
* The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
* Welcome to the fourth grade: Teacher's rap targets students
* EXCHANGE: After 46 years voice of Fairmount Park goes silent
* Decatur woman can petition to become nurse under new law
* Pension board move could hike Illinois' payment
* Illinois State expecting record enrollment
* 2 men shot by Illinois State Police in Chicago
* Illinois corn maze pays tribute to 'Star Trek' anniversary

* New law makes insurance companies find, pay beneficiaries
* Decatur woman can petition to become nurse under new law
* Illinois redistricting referendum won't appear on ballot
* Comptroller hopefuls argue independence from Madigan, Rauner
* Springfield-area jobless rate remains lowest in Illinois
* Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly
* Rauner's office warns teachers' pension change could be 'devastating'
* IDOT to analyze fairgrounds flood-control measures
* Rauner signs bill to punish trafficking guns into Illinois
* Rauner to sign bill to clamp down on gun trafficking

* New law makes insurance companies find, pay beneficiaries
* Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach
* The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
* US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
* U.S. wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers


* Opinion: Gun owners who pause to think don’t always buy NRA line
* Businesses robbed at gunpoint on Northwest Side
* Man accused of trying to kiss girl, then DCFS investigator
* Two armed robberies reported in Greater Grand Crossing
* 2 carjackings reported overnight in Evanston
* Sunday Letters: Put a fairer Supreme Court in Hillary’s hands
* Western Avenue closing Saturday, Sunday for bridge maintenance
* Podcast: Bears WR Daniel Braverman talks about life on the bubble
* Dolton man charged with string of Hammond armed robberies
* Alabama is No. 1 — again — though voters keep getting it wrong


* Too bad Cubs can't go right to late October
* Rescuers find sisters, one dead and one alive, hugging under rubble of Italy quake; 278 killed
* 'Burkini' ban overturned by France's top court amid divided opinion
* The locked room where Cook County's chief judge will be chosen
* Naperville cops release video in case of Lisle protester
* Billionaire Richard Branson survives head-first bicycle crash on concrete road
* Mother to be freed today; served 72 days for disabled daughter's death
* Wine collection of indicted oil exec who died is being auctioned in Chicago
* 92 deaths, 2,623 bullets: Tracking every Chicago police shooting over 6 years
* 'Southside With You' director Richard Tanne, on breaking the rules on a first date


The widget AQL4JYGHIY powered by Feed Informer does not exist.


* New law makes insurance companies find, pay beneficiaries
* Decatur woman can petition to become nurse under new law
* Illinois redistricting referendum won't appear on ballot
* Comptroller hopefuls argue independence from Madigan, Rauner
* Springfield-area jobless rate remains lowest in Illinois
* Bernard Schoenburg: Illinois an 'outlier' in party appointments to legislative vacancies
* Esther Cepeda: One man's clutter could be another man's treasure
* Scott Reeder: A case for tempering justice with mercy
* Illinois 'Obamacare' health insurance rates up significantly
* Eugene Robinson: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'


* Q-C sailors battle high water, heavy current late in season
* Tom's #Mailbag, Aug. 26, 2016
* Felon sentenced to prison for having gun
* Street closures listing
* The Fit List
* Probation for man in possession of a stolen car
* Florida man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites
* Red Carpet gives a lesson in Peoria history while your car is getting cleaned
* Live on Main concert still on despite afternoon storms
* Cairo man sentenced to 51 years in prison in fatal shooting


* Carol Stream's Grunt Style aims to help veterans heal after war
* Multiple St. Charles schools show unsafe lead levels in water
* Why Alicia Keys isn't wearing makeup on 'The Voice'
* 5 things to do in the suburbs this weekend
* District 15 taxpayers question $130 million school plan

* House lawmakers overcome hurdle on key tra...
* Rodney Davis talks funding with Bloomingto...
* The agency that fought Illiana gets a new ...
* Rep. Dold takes educational cruise down Ch...
* Lawmakers decry high turnover rate of VA h...
* CBD Oil, and politics
* Simon considering state Senate bid
* Killer Congressman Tom MacArthur trying to...
* Shutdown? State may not notice
* Rep. Bob Dold

* Dick Durbin's war on affordable banking - ......
* Dick Durbin's war on affordable banking - ......

* I truly hate this US Senate race - The Cap......
* Duckworth critical of Kirk during visit to......

* Democrat-elected Supreme Court justices deny referendum on Fair Maps
* Red Line Northbound Closures and Reroutes This Weekend
* Cartoon of the Day - 8/24/16 Kirk's enviro track record
* Cartoon Of The Day
* Millennials &Their Children Face Massive Economic Hit If Climate Change Goes Unchecked
* Cartoon of the Day - 8/26/16 Trump bigotry
* Millennials & Their Children Face Massive Economic Hit If Climate Change Goes Unchecked
* ACA Insurance Rates Expected To Soar In Illinois
* Tuna
* Rauner Signs Bill Expanding Job Opportunities To Some Ex-Cons


* Statement on Redistricting Referendum
* Governor Announces First Sheltered Market - Sheltered markets ensure equal opportunities for businesses owned by women, minorities and persons with disabilities
* Governor Rauner Signs Bill to Give Former Offenders a Brighter Future
* Statement on Health Care Rate Filings
* Governor Opens Minority Entrepreneurship Program Applications




      Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller