SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Question of the day

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

* MJM…

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


91 Comments
  1. - hisgirlfriday - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:39 pm:

    How happy are folks who save hundreds of bucks switching to GEICO?

    Happier than Michael Madigan blocking Republicans from having any shot at relevance in Illinois politics.


  2. - wow - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:39 pm:

    Who is that he is telling to shut up?


  3. - Downstate Illinois - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:40 pm:

    You! The one behind me on the right! Sit down, shut up, and don’t even think about trying to interrupt me.


  4. - Mouthy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:41 pm:

    “Talk to the Finger”


  5. - Mayor Quimby - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:42 pm:

    And then after every block, Mutumbo would go like this.


  6. - RNUG - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:42 pm:

    The pension reform plan and the magic budget beans are right over there …


  7. - the Patriot - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:43 pm:

    little bunny foo-foo


  8. - Anonymiss - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:43 pm:

    “Go Greased Lightning, you’re burning up the quarter mile…”


  9. - Property owner - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:44 pm:

    Taking a vote a bill to fully fund the Illinois pension plans was my number one priority at the lame duck session last month.


  10. - OneMan - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:44 pm:

    This finger has more power than the rest of you..

    Buawhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh


  11. - Mason born - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:45 pm:

    I am the LAW!!!


  12. - Esquire - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:46 pm:

    “I accuse!”


  13. - Nickypiii - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:48 pm:

    One more year until Pat Quinn has to find another job since he won’t win the Dem primary.


  14. - Casual Observer - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:50 pm:

    Go ahead! Pull my finger, but you’ll regret it. I eat apples for a reason…Fiber.


  15. - MrJM - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:50 pm:

    “First warning. There won’t be a second.”

    – MrJM


  16. - Boone Logan Square - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:51 pm:

    Go get your clubs, Cross!


  17. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:54 pm:

    “Really? Oh, well, right there … that WAS Rep. Hassert’s seat … shall I continue?”


  18. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:55 pm:

    “Mr. Speaker, can you please ask all the members of the Democratic Caucus under indictment to pleas sit on THAT side of the aisle with the Republicans, like I assigned them … please …”


  19. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:57 pm:

    “Mr. Speaker, tell Mr. Cross that he can’t just get up and go play golf during session, Stop him, Mr. Speaker!”


  20. - more of same - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:58 pm:

    Mr. Cross the door is that way!


  21. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:58 pm:

    “Can you tell the ‘Other Side’ I think debate is over …”


  22. - Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 1:58 pm:

    The Speaker asserted his authority as to the proposed passage of the latest Pension Reform bill being debated in the House, and supported, by Gov. Quinn, stunning several gasping onlookers by assailing the Representative sponsor and chiding, “And you’re lucky I’m only making my point with my FOREfinger at what you’re saying! ‘Cuz I’m only one away if you utter another WORD at passing this bill-ONE AWAY-from pointing at you with my BIG finger to make MY point! So YOUR comments in support of this bill are Over-O V E R!!!”


  23. - wordslinger - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:01 pm:

    Wrong finger, Mike.


  24. - Darienite - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:01 pm:

    Just checking to see which way the wind is blowing. Just kidding; who do you think I am, the Guv?


  25. - Rich Miller - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:02 pm:

    (By the way, this isn’t the first time Ben Winick has looked blurry to me.)


  26. - PM31 - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:02 pm:

    “Where is pointer-finger, where is pointer-finger, here I am, here I am.”


  27. - Rail Sitter - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:04 pm:

    Not now Sara!


  28. - Stones - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:04 pm:

    Only double-jointed folks can do this with their finger.


  29. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:04 pm:

    “And … I might just run that ‘Silverstein’ Bill if Miller keeps posting pictures of me …You really want to mock me. I don’t think so.”


  30. - Tsavo - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:05 pm:

    “and this is the finger I use to poke Quinn in the chest with when I tell him who REALLY runs the State”


  31. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:05 pm:

    “Not one of you … is the Next …’Bill Black’!”


  32. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:06 pm:

    “I read that letter Mr. Cross wrote … and I say to YOU, Mr. Cross, …’With kindest personal regards…’ …”


  33. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:08 pm:

    “Can you tell the other side, when I want to hear from them, I will ask … Mr. Speaker … Now, to the Bill…”


  34. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:09 pm:

    I know, Mr. Speaker, …I couldn’t believe it either … They …THEY… choose Tom Cross … AGAIN?!?!?”


  35. - Bluefish - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:10 pm:

    “Stubby Rahm can’t do this.”


  36. - AFSCME Steward - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:12 pm:

    You see that black panel I’m pointing at ? I painted it it. That’s right me. Anybody still having problems with the color ?


  37. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:12 pm:

    “I asked every one of my colleagues over there to buy my Girl Scout Cookies, and Mr. Speaker, not one of them bought my Cookies …To the Bill …”


  38. - Re-elect No One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:14 pm:

    I hear voices and none of them like you right now.


  39. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:14 pm:

    “Now, someone … I know it was a member from the other side of the aisle … sat at MY table at Saputo’s last night …yes, I wasn’t there …One of you sat there …THEY know who they are … and they SAT!….”


  40. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:17 pm:

    “I am putting the other side of the aisle on notice. Right here. Right now. Either you all run better campaigns, or I will takee you ALL out …I got you down to 47 … I will take YOU, and you, and you … They have been warned, Mr. Speaker …”


  41. - Re-elect No One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:22 pm:

    There are 3 types of GA members. First those that can balance a budget and those who can’t balance a budget.


  42. - Jimmy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:25 pm:

    “Release the hounds.”


  43. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:26 pm:

    “A man becomes ‘The Speaker’, he’s expected to have enthusiasms. Enthusiasms, enthusiasms… What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. Teamwork… Looks, throws, catches, hustles. Part of one big team. Bats himself the live-long day, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, and so on. If his team don’t field… what is he? You follow me? No one. Sunny day, the stands are full of fans. What does he have to say? I’m goin’ out there for myself. But… I get nowhere unless the team wins. Keep that in mind, my Mushrooms …To the Bill”


  44. - nobody - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:27 pm:

    Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain…..I am the great and powerful…..


  45. - Johnny Vegas - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:29 pm:

    I’ve got my finger in a lot of pies.


  46. - Quizzical - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:29 pm:

    You have no idea how hard this job is. That one over there has a bill to provide, “gender respective alternative medicines to undocumented aliens.”


  47. - 47th Ward - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:30 pm:

    But I’m a superstitious man. And if some unlucky accident should befall Lisa - if she should get challenged in a primary by a millionaire or if she should hang herself in an ethics investigation - or if she’s struck by a bolt of lightning, then I’m going to blame some of the people in this room, and that I do not forgive.


  48. - LincolnLounger - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:30 pm:

    Cause if you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it
    If you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it
    Don’t be mad once you see that he want it
    If you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it

    (With apologies to Beyonce)


  49. - Skeptic - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:32 pm:

    “You two, knock it off! Don’t make me turn this chamber around!”


  50. - Give Me A Break - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:36 pm:

    That’s enough out of you Sara, Harris is Approp. Chair now anyway.


  51. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:39 pm:

    “And to be quite clear, I didn’t hire Pat Brady, they did over there …I had nothing to do with Pat Brady as the Other Side’s state chairman…And… I take offense to that … “


  52. - How Ironic - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:40 pm:

    One apple per day people. Thats all you need. One.


  53. - Questioning - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:48 pm:

    This finger is God to all of you sitting in this chamber, and never, ever forget that.


  54. - PM31 - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:52 pm:

    “Now, imagine the Pope’s ring on this finger….”


  55. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:56 pm:

    Please summon Mr. Brown. I’m ready to dispense some news.


  56. - Steve Bartin - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 2:58 pm:

    “I control the legislature, my daughter will control the executive branch. I write letters to Alderman Burke to ’support’ judges. I’m the man. I’m a place for one stop shopping. State contracts, TIF districts, property tax appeals. There’s nothing I can’t do because voters like the tyranny of the majority. I’ve become a millionaire and don’t you forget that! I have relatives and friends that understand that I can help them even though they work in the so-called private sector. See those roads out there, those are my roads built by my unions with construction companies that I approve of: done by legal and insurance work that meets my standards. Me, me , me.”


  57. - pardon - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:03 pm:

    47th ward wins


  58. - Dorothy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:05 pm:

    Ignore that man behind the curtain! I am the great and powerful Oz!


  59. - Just The Way It Is One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:08 pm:

    Wow-these are hilarious. Thanx particularly to nobody@2:27 pm, OW (as usual, for many contributions, the Baseball one being particularly amusing)–(or is it Robert, Jason, WHOever!!!); also to How Ironic@2:40 pm, Questioning@ 2:48 pm and PM31@2:52 pm–all were gut-splitters (or at least great chuckles!) for me…although there are more goodies up there, ‘n probly. more to come!


  60. - Steve Bartin - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:10 pm:

    “Theft through majority voting is the surest way to prosperity for those who run a political machine.”


  61. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:20 pm:

    I told you to wait in the truck…….


  62. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:20 pm:

    Quizzical, that honestly is the first time that I’ve literally spewed at my screen.


  63. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:21 pm:

    And I do hope that that was, in fact, snark.


  64. - Amalia - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:21 pm:

    Sarah, you see before you an apple. You can’t touch it. It’s mine. But if you will just vote against…..


  65. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:22 pm:

    “There is only ONE - Anonymous - … got it … ONE … and one - Anonymous - is more than enough.”


  66. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:24 pm:

    “Now, when I tell you, my Mushrooms, use this finger and press the “Green” button. It’s that simple, and I expect a ‘yes’ vote…”


  67. - WazUp - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:25 pm:

    “I can bend my finger like this and I can wiggle my nose and ears at the same time and make legislators disappear with the other finger.
    Any questions?”


  68. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:27 pm:

    “Mushrooms! I see ONE ‘No’ vote on MY Bill … There should be no “Red”, why do i see “Red” ….”


  69. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:33 pm:

    thanks - Just The Way It Is One -.

    Lot of good ones as usual.

    Unless the Speaker thinks they are bad, and when the Speaker isn’t happy, no one is happy.


  70. - Joe from Joliet - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:33 pm:

    I’m not the one wasting money on frivolous gun lawsuits. My daughter is. If you don’t like it take it up with her. Her office is right across the street.


  71. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:34 pm:

    “And I asked Mr. Cross, “Stop messing with my ‘Madi-Knife’…”


  72. - ERIC FROM UW - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:36 pm:

    @ the guy in the back drop-> I wonder where I parked my car?


  73. - walkinfool - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:39 pm:

    The answer to your question is “one”.


  74. - The unknown poster - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:40 pm:

    This thing is loaded and I know how to use it.


  75. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:41 pm:

    “Hold that thought! I want to Chair to explain why I am not recognized…”


  76. - Re-elect No One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:41 pm:

    I am too a team player. You see this finger? Whatever button it pushes, you push the same one. There is only 1 team and let this finger be your guide.


  77. - Re-elect No One - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:45 pm:

    There are more cities in Illinois than just one? Are you sure? I’ve never heard of any but Chicago.


  78. - 3rd Generation Chicago Native - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:46 pm:

    I put my finger up to feel where all the hot air is coming from, and it’s coming from that way.


  79. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:47 pm:

    “Shhh! I am sorry, did the Chair say …”NO” … to my request … SHH! I am waiting for an answer.”


  80. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:50 pm:

    “Wait …WAIT … this is my favorite part when Bost throws the paper in the air!”


  81. - Keyser Soze - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:53 pm:

    Yes, I am double-jointed.


  82. - Rich Miller - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 3:58 pm:

    Everybody, wait. Wait. Wait one minute! Tell me again, why is my bill still in Rules?


  83. - OurMagician - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:03 pm:

    There aren’t enough Republicans left for them to talk to anymore fingers than 1.


  84. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:06 pm:

    “Whoa …Did the Chair just say, I …can’t … speak to my Bill?


  85. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:08 pm:

    “Shhh…The Chair is going to reveal all the CapFax’s Alias! …SHH!”


  86. - steve schnorf - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:12 pm:

    Remembering the old joke about the guy, his horse, and his new bride, “That’s one!”


  87. - Muffin Man - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:16 pm:

    And, when my finger goes down, I expect a “Madigan gets my vote” and a righteous “Amen” in unison from all of you Democrats in the chambers.


  88. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:23 pm:

    “This is my favorite part when a Cross Bill fails…SHHH!”


  89. - AFSCME Steward - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:34 pm:

    After the next election there will be this many republicans in the house.


  90. - Strobby - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 4:35 pm:

    No Soup For You NEXT !!!


  91. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Friday, Feb 22, 13 @ 6:10 pm:

    “STOP!! In the name of Mike, before you break my heart. Think it o-o-ver.”


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Rauner cranks up anti-union rhetoric
* Question of the day
* Why Quinn's med-mar punt matters
* Um, wow
* Tuesday puppy blogging
* A very tough problem to deal with
* Budget stuff
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Supplement to today’s edition
* 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

          
        * Need for Speed to charge users for gas, restricted playtime
        * Skyward is a simple and complicated one-tap arcade game
        * The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay
        * Time to update: Yosemite 10.10.2 and iOS 8.1.3 are here
        * Launcher Lab lets you customize your Android device home screen
        * Apple tops Chinese smartphone market for the first time
        * Qmote is the remote button to make your smartphone smarter

        * Why You Shouldn’t Bet on a Takeover of AMD
        * Luna Smart Mattress Cover Makes It Even Harder to Get Out of Bed
        * FCC issues warning on WiFi blocking, cites “disturbing” trend
        * Sling TV App For Xbox One Not Ready Yet
        * Microsoft’s big task: Replicating Windows-Office success in cloud
        * Survey reveals a few interesting numbers about Apache Spark
        * ​What to Do If You Think Your Period Is Affecting Your Workout

        * White Sox marketing waits for White Sox baseball to cooperate
        * Gillaspie open to whatever role team needs
        * Podcast: MLB pace of play problem
        * 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen
        * Following up: Inside Toronto's failed pursuit of Kenny Williams
        * Trimmer Garcia ready to take off in 2015
        * SoxFest concludes with high hopes for 2015

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


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

        Archives
        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


        * Rauner previews 'right to work zones' as first-.....
        * Former Arlington Heights mayor Mulder picked fo.....
        * January 2015 Budget Update..
        * Candidates meet for first Chicago mayoral debat.....
        * New Sports Facilities Authority Head..
        * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowd.....
        * Documents: Ottawa ranked highest for marijuana .....
        * Alum Manny Sanchez regains seat on Illinois sta.....
        * Will Oglesby be the one to grow our medical mar.....


        * Southwestern Illinois man ordered to prison in molestations
        * Rauner previews 'right to work zones' as first-year priority
        * Illinois State student hit by vehicle dies
        * Missouri man admits failing to begin prison term for fraud
        * Twins who ran major US drug ring sentenced to 14 years each
        * Twin drug informant tells Chicago judge he's 'ashamed'
        * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case
        * Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel debates challengers
        * Mayor of Highland suffers serious spinal injuries in fall
        * Most candidates for Chicago mayor support city casino

        * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case
        * State lawmaker introduces bill to cut officeholders' pay
        * Proposed Logan County medical marijuana growing site gets high score
        * Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can't find homes
        * Proposed Logan County growing site gets high score
        * Rauner replaces appointee who helped give job to Quinn aide
        * Frerichs announces firm will review Treasurer's office
        * State lawmakers consider police reform key issue for General Assembly
        * Statehouse Insider: Gov. Rauner sounding a lot like primary candidate Rauner
        * Veterans voice opinions about future of Oak Ridge war memorial site

        * Emanuel assailed by candidates who say his Chicago favors the rich
        * Takeover target urges shareholders to take CME's 'bird in the hand' bid
        * Why the markets are tanking today
        * McPier rolls out ad campaign for new DePaul arena, hotel
        * Caterpillar forecast suffers from falling oil, copper prices


          * ISU student from Crystal Lake dies after being struck by car in Normal
          * Wisconsin Gov. Walker forms group to boost possible presidential bid
          * Man who fled to Iowa City extradited to face murder charges
          * Girl, 15, pleads guilty to murder in sister's stabbing in Mundelein
          * Woman steers bus to safety after driver collapses: 'I just said I gotta live tonight'
          * Time may be running out for Sycamore's penny parking meters
          * Cops release images of man who used Tazer to rob woman
          * Cops: Possible grenades found in scrap metal on South Side
          * Chicago brothers who infiltrated cartel given 14 years in prison
          * Ex-police chief pleads guilty in misuse of funds case


          * Chamber Orchestra's "No Strings Attached"
          * Pumpkin Pie Could Be Official State Pie
          * State Board Of Education Asks For More Money
          * More People Flying Out Of Springfield & Bacon To Bring Them In WUIS-SJR Business Report
          * Political Football With Sports Facilities Agency
          * Governor Unhurt In Chicago Car Accident
          * Hoogland Show Brings Irving Berlin To The Stage
          * Could Rauner's Spending Hold Derail New Train Routes?
          * Ousted State Public Health Director Off To Washington
          * Interview: Combating Systemic Racism In Springfield


          * Judge grants extension in Illinois prison crowding case
          * State lawmaker introduces bill to cut officeholders' pay
          * Quote of the Day: Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
          * Proposed Logan County medical marijuana growing site gets high score
          * Illinois pays millions to keep inmates who can't find homes
          * Rauner replaces appointee who helped give job to Quinn aide
          * Frerichs announces firm will review Treasurer's office
          * U.S. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock: Online sales tax loophole hurting local businesses
          * Quote of the Day: Monday, Jan. 26, 2015
          * State lawmakers consider police reform key issue for General Assembly


          * Extension offers Annie’s Project course on planning
          * Rusty Chism funeral service
          * Twins who ran major US drug ring sentenced to 14 years each
          * St. Clair County charges filed against men sought in shooting of college student in St. Louis
          * Charges filed against East St. Louis men in shooting death of college student
          * Morgan deputies seeking “armed and dangerous” man wanted on warrant
          * Author Joan Mauch and Waterkeeper Art Norris to speak
          * Rock Island Public Library gives tech help
          * Recruiting questions? We've got answers
          * Tuesday January 27 government meetings


          * Trooper injured in I-88 crash seeks homicide charges against truck driver
          * Police launch hunt for man who threatened Delnor visitor
          * Teen pleads guilty to murder for fatally stabbing sister in Mundelein townhouse
          * Northwest suburban measles case confirmed
          * Illinois State student hit by vehicle dies

          * On Minimum Wage, GOP Offers Only Toxic (Aa...
          * Schock weighs-in on Pres. Obama's call for...
          * Congressional perks aren't what they once ...
          * Our Opinion: Schock's blame-Obama script g...
          * House immigration rollback bill going nowh...
          * Immigration bill passes with Rep. Schock a...
          * Rep. Aaron Schock's amendment seeks priori...
          * Aaron Schock meets with Pope Francis durin...
          * US Dick Durbin and US Rep. Aaron Schock: O...
          * Representative Aaron Schock Tilts with the...

          * Senate's swing-state Republicans break ranks...
          * Dick Durbin Will Speak Up For Dreamers Eve......
          * Sherrod Brown, senators sound call to ban ......
          * Sen. Dick Durbin honors Ernie Banks on Sen......
          * Senators Dianne Feinstein and Chris Murphy......

          * Mark Kirk struts his green credentials aft......
          * Addressing Congress isn’t an Attack on the......
          * Democrats put brakes on Iran sanctions bil......
          * Senate Democrats put brakes on Iran sancti......
          * Democrats say they won't support Iran sanc......

          * DCP 9th ward candidates forum...
          * CTU, Allied Groups Call For Quazzo's Resignation From Chicago Education Board (VIDEO)
          * Illinois Tragedy: When Cops Cause Automobile Crashes
          * District 303 school board candidate upset by query from teachers union
          * Group Accuses Ald. Mell Of Violating Campaign Finance Laws
          * Education Activists Call For Chicago Board Of Education Member Deborah Quazzo's Resignation
          * Illinois Pro-Life Movement Marches Forward [video]
          * Kaiser: Illinois cancer survivor continues vocal fight against Obamacare
          * Human Rights Hotspots: Cuba [video]
          * Bluedorn: How Mercer County voters turned their county board upside down in 2014


          * Rauner announces “Turnaround Team” - Stellar team to help turn Illinois around
          * Commerce Department to Review Proposals for Enterprise Zones - Program Promotes Job Growth in Communities Across the State
          * Governor Rauner signs Executive Order for Minority and Veteran Empowerment
          * Governor Rauner Announces Second Round of Appointments
          * Representative Duckworth, US Army Iraq Veteran Honored With The Abraham Lincoln Veteran Champion Award




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