SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
This just in…

Sunday, Jan 6, 2013

* 2:13 pm - House Judiciary Committee Chair Elaine Nekritz just announced that there would be no vote on an assault weapons ban during the lame duck session.

* 2:36 pm - Video

Anyone catch what was shouted at the end?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


54 Comments
  1. - RNUG - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:33 pm:

    Must not have the votes …


  2. - Gurgle Gutz - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 2:42 pm:

    I could have sworn that something about ‘tyrants’ was shouted at the end.


  3. - G. Willickers - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:04 pm:

    Agree w/ Gurgle… sounded like “despots and tyrants” to me.

    If so then whoever it was must’ve been shouting about the NRA. ;)

    Ben Franklin must be rolling in his grave given what right-wingers are doing to his good name. “Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity”? Really?

    According to Sourcewatch.org Franklin Center has been caught in the past literally manufacturing “news” and is tied locally to right-wing con groups like Illinois Statehouse News and the well-known “think” tank Illinois Policy Institute.

    Franklin was launched in 2009 by the conservative Sam Adams Alliance and its high-level execs are tied to the Koch Bros. etc. Where it gets its millions from is anybody’s guess - plenty of right-wing billionaires out there lavishing big money on these astroturf groups.


  4. - Yossarian Lives - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:05 pm:

    Sounded like “Down with the tyrants.”


  5. - Anonymous - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:12 pm:

    Those folks who yelled out held their own little conference after (saw it on the live feed).

    Lots of talk about how they need mega-huge clips to fight of the tyrannical government.


  6. - JoeVerdeal - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:21 pm:

    I heard the words “Despots and Tyrants” at the end. I guess we could call ‘em D&T’s….for short. If the shoe fits….

    Would be interesting to know more….


  7. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:24 pm:

    Was it an attempt at “Sic semper tyrannis?”

    If so, whoever yelled it is really confused about the history (one hopes). Booth yelled that after he put one in Lincoln’s head at Ford’s Theater.

    Maybe not the ideal motto for the those trying to rally public favor for less gun regulation.


  8. - Anonymous - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:36 pm:

    The majority of the commenters on this site need to read some history. Our present government (state & federal) treat us the same way the crown treated the colonials. The 2nd amendment has nothing to do with hunting, nor were the founding fathers afraid of the citizen owning military arms. In fact, the first battle of the revolution was fought by citizens and not the standing army. Many colonials used rifled barreled firearms as opposed to the smooth bore musket of the British army. That would be equaled to our “modern sporting rifle”. The proposed law was outlawing the 50BMG round and for what reason. There has not been one used in the commission of a crime. This whole argument is over control and nothing else.


  9. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 3:39 pm:

    –The majority of the commenters on this site need to read some history.–

    In your reading of U.S. history, have you come across any examples of state and local regulation of firearms since 1789?


  10. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:10 pm:

    –Our present government (state & federal) treat us the same way the crown treated the colonials.–

    Representative government is gone? We all lost the right to vote? C’mon, man — some of you guys love the drama.


  11. - JoeVerdeal - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:13 pm:

    Anonymous….It is interesting that you raise the points that you mention concerning colonial times. When I heard that guy calling the Judiciary Committee “Despots & Tyrants”, the thought occurred to me that those words sounded “old fashioned” and more fitting for a situation existing during the times of the American Revolution.

    The thought then occurred to me that there are aspects of current events that are every bit as outrageous (to my Southern Illinois mind) as those policies which were being prosecuted by the British Crown in those days.

    There is no doubt that the folks up in Chicago desire the suppression of gun rights, generally speaking. At the same time, the rest of the state is bound to feel “tread upon” by the power of Chicago in it’s pursuit of their desire for gun control (and other policies).

    Someday…..Chicago will become a separate political entity and the rest of Illinois will be free to govern itself in ways appropriate to our own uniquely different culture. This will be a good thing and will be in everyone’s best interest.


  12. - TheGoodLieutenant - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:20 pm:

    We are a Constitutional Republic, where the representative government is sworn to uphold the Constitution


  13. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:21 pm:

    –Someday…..Chicago will become a separate political entity and the rest of Illinois will be free to govern itself in ways appropriate to our own uniquely different culture.–

    How do you figure that will happen, Joe?

    And what makes you think that folks outside of Chicago are pining for your perceived “uniquely different culture?”

    I mean, a high concentration of people choose to live there. Not so much in some parts of the state.


  14. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:27 pm:

    there was a hurrah and a tyrants. I’m sick of those who think there should be no more regulation ( or to go back to the 30s regulation only….read Todd V on threads from days ago cause that’s what he apparently believes, as in no 1968 federal gun action) using military and revolutionary words as if they own freedom. as a person whose family actually served in the militia to free our country, and who was raised to understand that guns have a place in our lives, the spectre that the regulation of guns being discussed now threatens our freedom is just silly.


  15. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:30 pm:

    The reason this thing was dropped was because they knew the people would fight with blood if need be and they didn’t have enough ISP or Chicago cops to do it, or should I say, sacrifice themselves to “the cause”!


  16. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:35 pm:

    –The reason this thing was dropped was because they knew the people would fight with blood if need be and they didn’t have enough ISP or Chicago cops to do it, or should I say, sacrifice themselves to “the cause”!–

    Huh. Big talk. Will you be preaching murderous sedition when it comes up in the next GA?


  17. - Pot calling kettle - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:36 pm:

    –The majority of the commenters on this site need to read some history.–

    Anonymous - you need to learn more as well. Take an hour and listen to this program. http://backstoryradio.org/straight-shot-guns-in-america-2/

    One thing you will learn is that the guns the colonials had were not particularly good for defense. Those “militia” type guns were maintained in a central armory maintained by the local municipality.

    Nobody is going to take your guns; however, the NRA and the rest of the gun lobby is more than happy to get the fear going so they can collect more money and the gun manufacturers can sell more guns. It seems to be working well.


  18. - Ken_in_Aurora - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:43 pm:

    “Nobody is going to take your guns”

    Seriously? After the latest attempts at an AWB here in IL and at the Federal level? That’s exactly what certain legislators are trying to do.


  19. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:46 pm:

    the AWB bills up for discussion prevent the further sale of such weapons and the regulation of those already in hand. For those of you who already own one, no one is coming to those or any guns.


  20. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:49 pm:

    Wordsinger, you bet I will!!!!!!!! Murderous sedition!!!! The people were given the right to resist, eliminate, and replace a tyrannical government. A law that is unconstitutional is not a law. At that point an attempt to enforce it becomes a crime. Come to my home to do this and it becomes a home invasion. I don’t care if you’re wearing a badge or not, you become a dangerous armed criminal and you will suffer the consequences.


  21. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:53 pm:

    the black helicopter mentality has arrived.


  22. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:55 pm:

    Rlrork55, keep on writing….

    You might be interested in the actions of the Black Panthers in California in the 1960s. You seem to share some views.

    http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/09/the-secret-history-of-guns/308608/?single_page=true


  23. - RNUG - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:56 pm:

    amalia

    Not to sound paranoid (which I know I will), but the history of gun control around the world in the 20th century always had registration as the forerunner to confiscation.


  24. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:57 pm:

    I feel so sorry for you upstater’s who have never known anything but Chicago-style oppression. Try coming downstate or better yet move to a free state like IN or MO where half the people carry guns and the crime rate is way the hell lower.


  25. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 4:59 pm:

    Wordslinger, No, the Black Panthers couldn’t shoot because they hold their guns sideways!


  26. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:02 pm:

    maybe we’re getting Rickrolled…Never Gonna Give You Up…….


  27. - TheGoodLieutenant - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:03 pm:

    Perhaps it would have been more prudent for those in power to let the sleeping dogs lie.


  28. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:03 pm:

    RNUG, Chicago has had registration for a long time. where’s the confiscation?


  29. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:09 pm:

    In the early days of the country, members of the militia were required to own firearms and they were registered with the authorities.


  30. - RNUG - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:09 pm:

    amelia,

    Don’t put words in my mouth. Go back and check what I actually wrote. I didn’t say confiscation ALWAYS followed registration but I did say that where confiscation occurred, it was preceded by registration.


  31. - RNUG - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:11 pm:

    amelia,

    And if you want an example of confiscation in this country, see New Orleans after Katrina. The courts eventually ruled that was illegal.


  32. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:11 pm:

    Uh Amelia, if you live in Chicago and own a gun, you’re a felon according to your “Lord and Mayor”. Now at least you can get a permit to keep one in your home thanks to the NRA. Tell me Chicagoans, do you know what the average 911 response time for 911 is in Chicago? Over 30 min. Do you know how long you have to survive a home invasion?


  33. - Rlrork55 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:13 pm:

    Words linger, I have forgotten more about history as a re-enact or and builder of 18th century weapons than you will ever know, and there was no gun registration. Sorry, your liberal professor is wrong.


  34. - amalia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:20 pm:

    uh, people who live in Chicago are allowed to have guns. recently they got back the right to have handguns. they have never, to the best of my knowledge, NOT been allowed to own guns.

    and RNUG, I’m just saying, there is registration in Chicago and no one has had their guns taken away. NYC too.


  35. - TheGoodLieutenant - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:24 pm:

    amalia, I am fairly certain that neither Chicago nor New Yawk are capable of trumping the 2nd amendment in toto. Your argument in this regard is silly at best.


  36. - JohnnyBGoode - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:35 pm:

    Nothing brings out the crazy like the gun issue … hilarious.


  37. - Chicago Pete - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:41 pm:

    “Nothing brings out the crazy like the gun issue … hilarious.”

    I know, the lefties get all riled up about the 2nd amendment. You think the libs are bad now, just wait until concealed carry is here in the summer (well, concealed carry for law abiding citizens, the criminals are already free to carry in Chicago).


  38. - Quinn T. Sential - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 5:42 pm:

    With Madigan slow walking back the Nekritz Local Property Tax Increase as well, they may not get to vote on that either


  39. - anon - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:04 pm:

    yay! good work guys!


  40. - Cheryl44 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:09 pm:

    Where’s Rich? I would think he’d have something to say about the crazy people here today.


  41. - gvw3 - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:16 pm:

    This is some good news. I know all you folks don’t feel the same way but I think you are in the minority.


  42. - Wensicia - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:24 pm:

    Perhaps this addiction to own the most powerful of weapons is what makes them crazy.


  43. - wordslinger - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:29 pm:

    –Words linger, I have forgotten more about history as a re-enact or–

    Sorry to hear that. Wha’ happen’ when your were “re-enact oring”– get hit in the head? Hard? More than once?

    It explains a lot, but I’d still get that checked out.


  44. - Fear - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:39 pm:

    Why do we as Americans fear our Government so much? I thought our Government was for the people and by the people. Why are we so scared, or do we have a right to be scared? Can you think of one law that the state of Illinois has past in the last few years that has helped you personally? The majority of the laws place more restrictions on our personal freedoms!


  45. - Small Town Liberal - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 6:39 pm:

    Hey Rlork, I’m from downstate, lived there for 27 years, own a gun, and moved to Chicago 2 years ago. Left the gun at home where it might get some use hunting. I guess those of us that can get by without an AR-15 and at 30 round magazine to feel safe are just a little tougher than you.


  46. - Todd - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 7:06 pm:

    This bill was so broad that it would have banned 95% of semi-auto handguns and a bunch of revolvers too.

    Bans like that, bring out the suspicions in everybody.

    Statements. Y the anti-gunners like coleen that this is a good first step, only pour gas on the fire. And when you have news papers printing maps of gun owners. . .

    They over reached and over played their hand. But it showed how far some peopel want to go.

    You kicked over a bees nest, and obama and thencongressioanl dems are gonna keep it alive and feed the fire with more gasoline.

    Fiensten has confiscation written into her bill upon the owners death and a $200 tax on each effected firearm as well as trearing them like machineguns.

    Good luck with that, right to carry will get 40 votes i. The senate next session and a super majority in the house,

    Game set match


  47. - Arthur Andersen - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 7:11 pm:

    word, just thank God that they use toy guns when they are re-enactoring.


  48. - Jumbo (jf) - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 7:49 pm:

    Rlrork55 @ 5:11 pm: said
    ” Tell me Chicagoans, do you know what the average 911 response time for 911 is in Chicago? Over 30 min. ”

    Just like all your other statements this one is full of it. See the actual 911 response time in this article. (3.46 min.)

    http://www.suntimes.com/news/crime/11155634-418/police-responding-to-top-priority-911-calls-13-percent-faster.html


  49. - wishbone - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 8:08 pm:

    I am not a black helicopter type, but this bill would ban the sale of just about every modern handgun, and require the fingerprinting of millions of innocent citizens. It is not a reasonable response to mass killings. We need to focus on keeping guns out of the hands of mad men. Mental health professionals are almost always aware of those among us who pose the threat of mass violence. Currently patient privacy laws bar them from sharing this information with law enforcement officials so that these individuals could be disarmed. Privacy trumps public safety. This must change.


  50. - Seth - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 8:37 pm:

    It was cut off, but I believe the person was saying “Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God”. I believe it’s a Thomas Jefferson quote.


  51. - JoeVerdeal - Sunday, Jan 6, 13 @ 8:42 pm:

    Rich Miller has done a wonderful service by covering this story today….working on a Sunday.

    Much appreciated….!!


  52. - John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 1:17 am:

    Nothing like the high ideals, warm camaraderie, and selective respect for civil rights coming from the left to remind me why I support the fight for freedom in this country, in this state.

    Whether we use nom de plume, anonymous, first name or otherwise, most of us posting here have some interest in the goings on in Springfield, via lobbying, support for lobbyists, legislative staff, etc. I find a few of you to be particularly motivational.


  53. - Charlatan Heston - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 5:41 am:

    Interesting to watch a conversation evolve based on an inaudible comment from an unknown source. I know it’s a stretch but perhaps the Representative’s statement about the “phone ringing off the hook”, Reps receiving lots of emails and problems with the bill resulted in it being pulled off the table.


  54. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 7, 13 @ 8:31 am:

    I’m glad she pulled it. Like Wishbone said, it was a pretty bad bill.

    Still, after reading the comments, it sure takes away the NRA’s argument that the membership is calm and rational.

    If you all are going to possess guns, you need to calm down.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* This Just In: Exelon Announces More $$$$ For Shareholders, Higher 2015 Profits And Still Seeks Bailout
* "Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please"
* *** UPDATED x1 - IllinoisGO checking the facts *** "Mug shot" mailer hits Ken Dunkin
* Credit Unions – A Smarter Choice!
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Money, Endorsements, Muñoz, Farnham
* *** UPDATED x1 *** State to close Kewanee youth center
* Today's political videos
* *** UPDATED x2 - Duckworth doubles down - But what about Kirk's Rahm endorsement? *** Because... Rahm!
* As expected, Rauner endorses McCann opponent
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Dunkin mailers, Alvarez poll results and xtabs, etc.
* Pot, meet kettle
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* 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

  
* Shortcut Launcher review
* Sony releases Xperia Beta Program for Android Marshmallow
* [TA Deals] Score a Codeanywhere 3-year subscription for $59
* AT&T shares plans for early high-speed 5G testing
* Looks like Team AOKP will be active again, Marshmallow custom ROMs soon
* ASICS buying Runkeeper
* Galaxy S7 pre-orders, HTC One M10 renders & more – Pocketnow Daily

* White Sox reportedly considering Desmond
* Lefty-heavy rotation not a concern
* Melky: White Sox must play like family to contend
* White Sox remodel in big way this offseason
* White Sox ink Ishikawa to Minor League deal
* White Sox sign righty Latos to 1-year deal
* White Sox sign Mat Latos for one year, $3 million

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


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

Archives
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


* “Get your facts first, then you can distort the.....
* Ray LaHood earns Order of Lincoln Award - WLDS-.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....
* Union discloses training guide for Rauner budge.....
* Union discloses training guide for Rauner budge.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln awa.....


* Illinois to close youth correctional facility in Kewanee
* AP Interview: Police shooting spurs state agency changes
* Illinois roads could benefit from potential $84.7M windfall
* Illinois governor's mansion renovation gets $1M in donations
* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln award winners
* Chicago-area priest charged with sexual abusing 2 children
* Illinois youth soccer group bans hitting ball with head
* SIU small business center to close due to no Illinois budget
* EXCHANGE: Richwoods swim team includes 4 sets of brothers
* Man found guilty of taking girl to Illinois for prostitution

* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln award winners
* Rauner closing youth correctional facility in Kewanee
* Gov. Rauner endorses Bryce Benton in Illinois Senate race
* $45M and counting for $315M rail consolidation project
* Lawmakers making second attempt to send AFSCME talks to arbitrator
* President Obama returns to his political roots, connects with past friends, supporters
* Bill aims to create foundation to raise private money for state fairgrounds
* Obama returns to his political roots, connects with past friends, supporters
* Presidential visit notebook: Obama doesn't like horseshoes?
* District 186 misses out on construction bond program

* Here's where Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is selling his amazing rug collection
* A family defends its honor after settling lawsuit over its failed bank
* Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre
* Beam Suntory plotting headquarters move to Chicago
* This U of C backed startup makes it easy to split the bill on almost anything


* Emanuel downplays police controvery
* Blackhawks will have their first-ever game broadcast in Spanish
* Tales from the Front: When you’re cheap on first date, don’t count on a second
* Watch the Johnny Oduya tribute video from Thursday’s Blackhawks game
* Oxford’s savage upper-crust boys wreak havoc in ‘Posh’
* Dear Abby: To wife’s chagrin, he sees his kids at ex’s home
* Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Feb. 12
* Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money — and Obama
* Stars score early and often, close in on first-place Blackhawks
* Sneed: Hillary making time for her buddies on visit to Chicago


* Driver killed in Huntley rollover tied to earlier crash of another vehicle
* Marina City landmark status welcome, long overdue
* Bond set at $50,000 for priest accused of molesting girls in Aurora
* Man charged in kidnapping, carjacking, shooting at mall awaits verdict
* Record number of riders take 'L' but bus use slips in 2015, CTA says
* Matt Forte says Bears won't re-sign him, ending 8-year Chicago career
* Milwaukee man found guilty of taking girl to Chicago area for prostitution
* Wife of Hinsdale man killed in DUI crash seeks leniency for driver
* Girl, 16, shot on way to school: 'I'm a little bit happy, I still got my life'
* Families connect after toddler's tragic death gives hope to ailing girl


* Ray LaHood, NPR host among Order of Lincoln award winners
* Rauner closing youth correctional facility in Kewanee
* Gov. Rauner endorses Bryce Benton in Illinois Senate race
* $45M and counting for $315M rail consolidation project
* Lawmakers making second attempt to send AFSCME talks to arbitrator
* President Obama returns to his political roots, connects with past friends, supporters
* Our View: Illinois officials should heed Obama's call for civility, compromise
* Bill aims to create foundation to raise private money for state fairgrounds
* Bernard Schoenburg: State GOP past $250,000 in support for Rep. Avery Bourne
* Eugene Robinson: Rubio's revealing loop


* Teen charged in connection with Urbana burglary
* Police shooting spurs state agency changes
* 02-12-16 Penny for Your Thoughts.
* Illinois gets extension to determine flooding damage
* SIU business center to close due to no Illinois budget
* Retail sales rise as consumers shrug off stock price drop
* Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a week
* Police: No more danger after 2 teens shot at Arizona school
* Business stockpiles rise, but sales fall
* Diners’ quick response helped cops find restaurant attacker


* Amazon debuts series based on New Yorker magazine
* Pope Francis lands in Cuba for first-ever papal meeting with head of Russian Orthodox Church
* FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years
* Illinois to close youth correctional facility in Kewanee
* The Latest: Kobe goes through his final All-Star media day

* 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

* Roger That: Durbin battles McCain over Rus......
* Durbin pays tribute to Phil Rock on Senate......

* Illinoisans Urge Kirk To Take Lead On Cons......
* Kirk calls Duckworth a “naive fool.” - WLS...

* Chicago Police Accountability Task Force Community Forum
* Audience At Chicago Police Accountability Task Force Meeting
* Disability Housing Discrimination Suit Settled In Evanston
* Illinois To Shutter Kewanee Youth Correctional Center
* Black vote
* Illinois Reaches $22.5 Million Settlement With Morgan Stanley Over Risky Mortgage Investments
* Chicago Police Accountability Task Force Members At South Side Meeting
* "GED in IDOC" sign
* Ralph Edwards speaks about his experience in the IDOC
* State Rep. Cassidy speaks about GED classes in the IDOC


* Emergency Management Officials, National Weather Service Encourage Winter Preparedness - November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois
* Keep Your Family Safe This Winter - November through February are leading months for carbon monoxide related incidents
* Governor Takes Bill Action
* Illinois Department of Labor Director Hugo Chaviano Awards Governor’s Award for Contributions in Health and Safety to the Illinois Refining Division of Marathon Petroleum Company LP
* State Regulator Elected Treasurer of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact




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