SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Proft to announce today

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2009

* He’s even getting a boost from Don and Roma. From a press release…


WLS Commentator Dan Proft to Announce Plans for 2010 Election Cycle

Chicago, Illinois – On Tuesday, June 9, WLS (890AM) political commentator Dan Proft, a longtime Republican political consultant and public relations professional, will announce his decision as to whether or not he will seek the Republican nomination for Governor in the 2010 election cycle.

WHO: - WLS Morning Talk Show Hosts Don Wade & Roma
- Dan Proft

WHERE: Chicago Hilton & Towers
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Room Boulevard C
(second floor off the Michigan Ave entrance to the hotel)

WHEN: Tuesday, June 23

Click here for the Proft 2010 campaign website and a video.


* Related…

* Analysts weigh in on Cole’s candidacy - Funds, recognition and Ryan could pose problems: While Carbondale Mayor Brad Cole has said he will not reveal which statewide office he will pursue until Labor Day, he cannot stop local political pundits from speculating about his future candidacy. Though Cole would not confirm that he is considering running for lieutenant governor, several analysts said they believe that position, comptroller or state treasurer would be his likely choices.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

  1. - Steve - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 4:27 am:

    If Proft runs, hopefully a lot of series issues can be discussed in the coming campaign. Pension reform, Illinois’ weak economic performance.

  2. - Heartless Libertarian - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 6:48 am:

    It looks like a lot of Republicans think they can win next year. Good for them… but as Republican, I have my doubts about any Republican winning statewide office while Obama is in office.

  3. - Bill - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 7:07 am:


    Proft, Murphy, et al. Another collection of All-Stars for the GOP. They make Bill Brady look like a mainstream candidate.

    Can you imagine Proft’s campaign committee?

    Allan Keyes, Larry Dominic, Ed Vrdolyak, Dick Cheney, Tony Peraica, Don Wade, etc., etc., etc..
    The boys are back. LOL

  4. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 7:11 am:

    Given Todd, Rod and Roland, you’d think the GOP could make some headway somewhere.

    Proft doesn’t strike me as the GOP type who’s enjoyed success here in the past. Too abstract, too doctrinaire. Probably a chance in a way-low-turnout GOP primary, not so much in a general election.

    I’m very leery of someone who chose Francis Urqhuart as the symbol for his company, Very strange, possibly revealing.

  5. - wndycty - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 7:29 am:

    Let’s get this straight. Proft who had an extremely lucrative questionable contract with the administration of Cicero Mayor Larry Dominick is running? Seriously? Pat Quinn and Lisa Madigan as well as his GOP primary opponents must be getting a good chuckle this morning.

  6. - One of the 35 - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:12 am:

    Brad has been an excellent Mayor in Carbondale and has expanded his influence through the Illinois Municipal League and the National League of Cities. He is also well known to suburban mayors and could forge the necessary coalition to be elected to state wide office if he is able to raise the $.

  7. - Hank - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:17 am:

    Sounds like Proft has all the necessary qualifications for higher office in our great state!!

  8. - Deep South - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:33 am:

    There’s not enough mayors and members of the Municipal League to elect Cole. He’ll get beat like a rental car no matter what office he decides to seek. Not enough money…no statewide name recognition. And….and, he was George Ryan’s deputy chief of staff. It just ain’t gonna happen.

  9. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:40 am:

    Brady’s gotta be grinning from ear to ear today with all of these suburban guys jumping into the primary. What’s that make now, four? from Dupage County? Plus Murphy from Palatine. And that doesn’t count Birkett.

  10. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:44 am:

    Here I thought Dan and Kate were going to announce their legal separation….

  11. - Chicago Guy - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:47 am:

    Wasn’t Dan on the SOS and state payroll under George Ryan? Wasn’t his job’s of the political type. What was his work product? Just asking.

  12. - SangamoGOP - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 8:50 am:

    Proft seems to be running for the Governor of Northeast Illinois. Use the Cicero drop box, er, PO Box, and run for Cook County Board President, Dan.

    As for Brad Cole, he’s a likeable guy who is popular in Carbondale. However, Judy Baar dancing with Ryan was a killer commercial. Brad was Deputy Gov for Southern Illinois in the Ryan Administration. That commercial is already in the can…

  13. - Former Republican - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:03 am:

    Having worked with Brad Cole in the Ryan administration, let me set the record straight. He was the Deputy for the southern Illinois area not a big player.

  14. - In the Land of Silos and Cows ... - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:08 am:

    So a guy with a pathetic winning percentage RUNNING campaigns … a man who brought the ILGOP Alan Keys … a man who worked for Don Stephens AND Larry Dominick and is still for better, cleaner government … a man whose favorite voice is the one coming from below his own nose … he’s announcing? …OK.

  15. - nick - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:12 am:

    Well, unless only college students vote in the primary, Cole has no shot. No money, no legitimacy and he starts out with a negative. Not a good idea.

  16. - Bill - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:13 am:

    Maybe he is just hard up for work now that Larry is being watched. Can’t find a job? Run for something.

  17. - Ghost - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:17 am:

    Proft and Murphy, decisions decisions.

  18. - CircularFiringSquad - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:18 am:

    Shoot,Aim, Ready!
    This is going to be a great day
    Does the World Laughing Stock (WLS) need to report in-kind contributions?
    Later we can watch StateWideTom explain how he wants to leverage seniors, DD folks, day care workers for a hopeless bid to be Speaker in 2012.
    BTW let’s not count TwoTimeLoser BrickheadJoe out of the big rodeo
    And then there is our newest Bacheloramabama, CommandoKirk who is running for “WhatEverLisaDoesNotWant”

  19. - I'm Just Saying - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:22 am:

    Dont’ forget to ask Brad about his trip to the RNC COnvention in 92 with the State Car……..

  20. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:25 am:

    Welcome new candidates!
    Best of luck to each of you!
    Without citizens willfully committing themselves to pursuing public office, we wouldn’t have a democracy.

    And, as you can see, without you, a lot of folks around here would have nothing to throw their rocks and rotten tomatoes at!

    This will not be easy, nor should it be. With every pronouncement, you will be heckled and derided as boobs, fools, and morons. Look - you can’t even be discussed objectively before you even officially announce, so get used to this ridiculous right of passage.

    Rest assured that there are those of us who will really attempt to look for the best within you. After all, Rod Blagojevich was elected twice - so when you get a little down, just pull up a few pro-Blagojevich blogging comments out of the Capitol Fax Blog, and have a laugh. The regulars around here have more pie on their faces than a dozen Keystone Kops.

    Enjoy Bill’s great wit, wordslinger’s insights, Ghost’s sincerity, Heartless Librarian’s heart of gold, and MOON’s utter incoherence. And as usual, if you do something really noteworthy, expect a corrupted pop or show tune from me to rub salt in those wounds. There are so many guys around here to help point out every mistake you make, or even, don’t make. We are that stupid sometimes! Consider it a red badge of courage from a whole lotta hacks.

    Ignor them, and give it your best!

    Why do you do it? Because you people are are so emotionally needy you try to find love and acceptance from total strangers. You are willing to take money from the kind of people your own parents would disown you over. You have an ego large enough to believe in yourself it can deflect all incoming facts, opinions and rotten eggs.

    And it wouldn’t be America without you!

    Good luck!

  21. - Amy - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:37 am:

    i’m not a Republican, so i have no idea what is up with that primary. but i do know that Proft is an anti choice zealot and if he gets past the primary, many will be compelled to work against him on this issue alone.

  22. - colt 45 - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:38 am:

    proft’s been telling so many people for so long that they’re not real republicans that it’ll be interesting to see what happens if and when he asks these same people for their vote in the republican primary.

    cole’s a good guy and a good public servant. i wish him well, whatever he decides to do.

  23. - Concerned Observer - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:42 am:

    Cole’s a good guy, but there’s very little chance he’d win a statewide race his first time out of the chute.

    Thing is…just running statewide boosts his street cred. I think it’s a good move for him if he goes after a lower-level position, like Lt. Gov. or Comptroller. Treasurer might be too high.

    I actually think he has the best chance to win at Comptroller, but I don’t think that would necessarily be the best career move for him. Lt. Gov. would bring more visibility.

    In any rate, I wish him well.

  24. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:51 am:

    Circular asks, “Does the World Laughing Stock (WLS) need to report in-kind contributions?”

    Didn’t they force out the one progressive personality they had when she ran for Senate a few years back?

    Wonder if they’ll be putting Proft on hiatus now that he’s running for an office too…

  25. - Easy - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:51 am:

    The release says on June 9th he is announcing. Hey Capt Fax, aren’t blogs part of the new media scene to bring the latest news to people? Why are you hyping something that is 2 weeks old. I’m sure it’s not a typo on Dan’s fault, he runs a pr firm.

  26. - Bill - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 10:15 am:

    ==you will be heckled and derided as boobs, fools, and morons==
    That is the first time you’ve been right all month.

  27. - siriusly - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 10:31 am:

    good luck to Proft, I hope he stays in the race long enough to keep it entertaining - otherwise the Murphy-Brady show would be a snorefest

    Of course its sort of like watching Arena Football, its a fun cheap thrill - but in the end you know those guys can’t play in the big league.

  28. - Conservative Veteran - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 10:32 am:

    Dan Proft is a great conservative, and I hope that he’ll win an elective office. According to, our state already has six republican candidates for governor. If he wants to run, statewide, he should run for U.S. senator, lt. gov., or secretary of state.

    Rob N, Don & Roma are progressive. Too many people think that “progressive” means “liberal,” but that’s incorrect. A dictionary definition of “progressive” is “doing something to achieve progress.” Progress is determined by each person’s opinions. I think that conservative ideas are progressive and that liberal ideas arent’t.

  29. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 10:44 am:

    Phil, ok ….

    That’s a nice avoidance of the topic I rose but what does that have to do with WLS-AM’s past actions against the liberal host (or Democratic-leaning or left-leaning or whatever phrase you want to use)?

  30. - Adam Smith - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 10:59 am:

    Proft won’t break single digits if he even makes it to the primary. His record is pure divisiveness, dubious ethics, stridency and belligerence. Sadly, there is a small, vocal and self-destructive constituency for him within the GOP. Dan may be interesting but he will not win and will hurt his party like he always does.

  31. - RelotoChicago - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 11:00 am:

    Well, let’s look at what’s gone down lately. I think it’s fair to say that yup, the Dems have done such a great job. Let’s keep electing them. I don’t know much about Dan Proft yet, but if he’s going to take on the corrupt officials in both parties, like he says, then I say its about time. I welcome the change!”

  32. - Dznuts - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 11:01 am:

    Don’t discount Brad Cole because he’s south of I-80. Brad is a talented, smart, and effective leader. Whoever thought a one-term state representative from Charleston would end up being one of the most effective Governor’s in this state? Brad’s not quite Jim Edgar yet, but my point is, simply, he would be a strong statewide candidate, especially for Treasurer or Comptroller. I hope he does well.

  33. - Northsider - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 11:15 am:

    Okay, who let Proft out of Storage B?

  34. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 11:15 am:

    Reloto Chicago, Google Larry Dominick and Cicero … Dan Proft had an exclusive, no-bid, and quite lucrative contract with Mayor Dominick and the town of Cicero to act as the town’s professional spokesman from the time Mr. Dominick was first elected up til just a few weeks ago.

    Then come back and talk to us about taking on corruption. ;)

  35. - Justin - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 12:04 pm:

    I’m glad Dan Proft is running. It’s about time we get a real candidate that is willing to stand up to the dems and fight. I heard some of his announcement on WLS this morning and I think his message is right on. Our state is rigged to support those in power, and no one wants to do anything about it. Dan seems willing to go after both democrats and some of their republican lap dogs, while everyone else stands around and watches our state go down the tube.

  36. - Anon2 - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 1:23 pm:

    It’s obvious that some people don’t like Dan Proft. But does anyone have anything critical to say about his ideas? Not that I’m very aware of Dan’s views, but the GOP is supposed to be the party of ideas. If Proft is to be attacked, I would hope it would be for his ideas.

  37. - Yanni Chill - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 2:12 pm:

    How refreshing Anon, judging a candidate based on his ideas. Of course no one comments on Dan’s ideas because the fact is Dan Proft is the only candidate out there with anything real to say. I am a small business owner, and I am sick of our state feeding on my entrepreneurship to line the pockets of democrats and their crownies. As far as I’m concerned, Dan’s the man to vote for if you are a small business owner and want to remain in Illinois. Everyone else seems content on cannibalizing the private sector.

  38. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 2:33 pm:

    Rich, Wondering out loud about Mr. Proft’s history of sockpuppetry is out of bounds? Really?

    The guy’s planning to run for governor, an office in which such payola could be quite harmful to the citizens of this state.

  39. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 3:03 pm:

    That is the first time you’ve been right all month.

    Its been a rough month. Did you see my “fattie” comment today? Wow, that was stupid. See, it has been a rough month. For both me and for David Letterman.

  40. - Vicky - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 3:37 pm:

    Boy it sure is easy to take cheap shots at a great republican candidate like Dan Proft in the blogosphere, but I wonder if anyone that actually matters will have the guts to debate Proft in person when this race starts to heat up. My guess is that democrats wouldn’t dare defend the corrupt system of government that they helped create and Republicans wouldn’t want to answer why they have stood by and done nothing about it for so long. Dan Proft will force democrats and republicans alike to answer for the current state of Illinois government, and their response will most likely be mindless drivle, much like the criticisms on this blog.

  41. - RelotoChicago - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 3:38 pm:

    Rob_N, What’s wrong with a candidate making a living? It wasn’t a no bid contract like we’ve seen in this state so many times..

  42. - Rob_N - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 4:25 pm:


    Did my point just fly right over your head or are you intentionally avoiding it…?

    Mr. Proft is certainly well within his rights to legally seek no-bid, highly-lucrative contracts to produce spin for a mayor accused of several, shall we say, “alleged improprieties”.

    But for that same Mr. Proft to then turn around and proclaim that he shall be our savior is … odd, to say the least.

  43. - Obamarama - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 4:52 pm:

    ===There is not[sic] state budget for the coming fiscal year.===

    This typo brought to you by your sponsors at:

    One more thing, DannyBoy points to his association with Tony Peraica on the site as well; that should give you an idea of where he sits in the political/ideological mosaic of Illinois.

  44. - John Doe - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 5:25 pm:

    I will have to admit that I really liked Vanilla Man’s comments. They were excellent.
    As for Dan Proft, I don’t have a problem with getting paid by Cicero as long as it was all perfectly legal (which it was). That is called “making a living”. Proft can be ascerbic with his wit but that is what endears him to many of us. Obviously, his legion of critics don’t see that way. This means to me thatthe guy must be effective with his rapier-like wit. The part that I like about him is that “he won’t back down” in order to pacify his opponents and thus spare himself some future pain & grief. Now, that is “just what the doctor ordered” for our Illinois state government.

    I don’t always agree on the issues with Dan Proft but I do always respect his opinion and the character of the man himself. Unless I see him packing his bags for an island stay on some “Survivor Show” like poor Peppermint Patty,Proft will be getting my vote. He has a steel spine and God knows that Illinois needs somebody with a hardened steel spine to keep us off of the next Saturday Night Live comedy skit.

  45. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 6:49 pm:

    lol…June 9th…so did Proft actually announce? I’m obviuosly confused because I, too, thought he’d be announcing today. I guess he did, then, yes?

  46. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Jun 23, 09 @ 9:52 pm:

    Wow, the spontaneous, independent outpouring of support on this blog for Proft is electrifying!

    You cannot hope to stop him, only contain him!

    What were those ideas we’re supposed to talk about again?

  47. - Rob_N - Wednesday, Jun 24, 09 @ 6:54 am:


    Henceforth, Dan Proft shall be known as Dan “rapier-like wit” Proft….

    At least until a new saccharin sock comes along.

    “He has a steel spine”???

    Yeah, that’s why he whines when people point out his errors and fallacies.

  48. - Zuul - Saturday, Jun 27, 09 @ 1:41 pm:

    As someone who lives in Carbondale, Brad Cole has been a very subpar mayor, blowing city money on private ‘p.r.’ trips and by doing shady business deals using city money to fund unpopular projects at Southern Illinois University. He is definitely the politician’s politician. In some ways I hope he does get a state office so we can get rid of him in Carbondale.

Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.

* Report: Kennedy's hands shook during speech, dropped mic
* Rauner honors tireless volunteer
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Question of the day
* What could Chicago lose?
* It's just a bill
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Harmon doesn't see budget passed until 2019, Biss agrees
* Sen. Bill Brady, others hit with fake news robocall
* *** UPDATED with live coverage *** Today's quotable
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Two sides battle over CPS funding lawsuit
* *** UPDATED x1 *** DC publication looks at Biss' Madigan ties
* *** UPDATED x1 - Speaker Madigan responds *** Rauner wants tollway vote this week
* Kankakee transit agency still struggling with impasse
* React rolls in to legislator pay case
* Poll: 66 percent of Illinoisans support legalization of "recreational marijuana"
* Where are the women candidates?
* "This is basically fraud"
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Chris Kennedy busts the contribution cap in governor's race
* Yesterday's stories

Visit our advertisers...







* Rauner to speak at Tazewell Republican Party Li.....
* Rauner to speak at Tazewell Republican Party Li.....
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois gov.....
* Illinois governor wants OK from legislature on .....
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois gov.....
* Universal state license plate stalled - SaukVal.....
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois gov.....
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois gov.....
* Medical marijuana use rejected for intractable .....

* FairPoint, Consolidated shareholders to have say on merger
* Chicago man wanted in carjacking spree arrested in Atlanta
* Jury convicts Chicago-area man in girlfriend's killing
* Lincoln Museum plans informative events on WWI
* Illinois plans $8.4M repair to Lake Shore Drive bridges
* Medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism
* Suit alleging Home Depot negligence in killing revived
* Fort Worth's LaGrave Field in disrepair after no baseball
* Michigan police: Office, home of state Sen. Johnson searched
* Job pulled for wife of Chicago officer charged with murder

* Manar files new school funding reform bill
* Medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois governor's race
* Luciano: Metamora compromises on scandalous sign -- for now
* Rauner wants OK from legislature on Chicago-area I-55 project
* Two years later, universal license plate still isn't in production
* Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost
* Lincoln museum director considers what can be added
* Preserving Lincoln’s legacy: Museum director considers what can be added
* State lawmakers look again at pension buyouts

* Cat, UAW reach new labor contract
* Caterpillar, UAW reach new labor contract
* Plan for I-55 toll lanes still stuck in Madigan rut
* Despite poll, no vote now on legal pot
* Passengers on United 'welcome' to wear leggings

* Dear Abby: Mexico trip with baby worries woman’s mom
* Georgia Nicols horoscopes for March 28, 2017
* Police: Shooting investigation shuts down inbound Eisenhower
* Experience gives North Carolina edge over Final Four foes
* Man injured in Indiana crash
* Man, 86, missing from Norwood Park
* 4 teenage boys wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago
* Willson Contreras homers twice, Jon Lester pitches 6 in Cub loss
* Maddon: No timeline for Addison Russell’s return from sore back
* Full lineup for 2017 Chicago Blues Fest announced

* Democratic governor hopefuls unified on Rauner attacks, divided on need for self-funding challenger
* Chicago chooses vendor for massive streetlight replacement program
* Church announces death of retired priest who survived brutal robbery in 2011
* Nunes casts doubt on GOP impartiality on Russia investigation
* Cincinnati police say no active search for suspects in nightclub shooting
* Monday's recap: Indians 4, Cubs 3
* Ian Happ makes favorable impression on Cubs ace Jon Lester before sent to minors
* White racist charged with murder as act of terrorism in killing of black man in New York
* Nunes admits he met source for surveillance claim at White House; Dems call on him to step aside
* UConn Heads To Final Four With 90-52 Win Against Oregon

» Rauner Pushing Privatized Toll Lanes On I-55
» Chicago State Delays Decision On New Job For Former CPS Chief
» Cook County Democratic Party Hears From Field Of Governor Hopefuls
» Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Must End
» No Injuries When Amtrak Derails While Arriving In Chicago
» New 'Surge' Parking Pricing Okay By Some Wrigleyville Business Owners
» U.S. Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties
» Study: Dramatic Drop In Chicago Stop-and-frisk Procedures
» State Department Instructs Embassies To Beef Up Screening For Visa Applicants
» Illinois Unemployment Drops To Ten-Year Low

* Sen. Andy Manar files new school funding reform bill
* Medical marijuana use rejected for intractable pain, autism
* Kathleen Parker: Governing by ultimatum
* Manar files new school funding reform bill
* Campaign donation limits lifted in Illinois governor's race
* Luciano: Metamora compromises on scandalous sign -- for now
* Rauner wants OK from legislature on Chicago-area I-55 project
* Two years later, universal license plate still isn't in production
* Our View: The injustice of the lawmaker pay ruling
* Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

* How dental mercury seeps into the environment
* PODCAST: Champaign City Council candidate Vanna Pianfetti
* PODCAST: Champaign City Council candidate Debra Medlyn
* PODCAST: Champaign City Council candidate Brian Ames
* PODCAST: Champaign City Council candidate Angela Slates
* Notes @ Noon: BBQ RV ready to roll with side of Puerto Rican flavor
* Bowl for a Buddy benefits pet shelter
* Skatepark renovations begin Monday
* Workshop offers job interview tips
* Event supports Women's Choice Center

* Monahan has goal, 3 assists in Flames' 4-2 win
* Girls soccer scoreboard: Monday, March 27, results
* Softball scoreboard: Monday, March 27, results
* Leonard scores 25 as Spurs dismantle ailing Cavs, 103-74
* IN Current Conditions

* GOP congressman appears to distance himsel...
* Protesters converge on US Rep. Randy Hultg...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren reflects on busines...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren talks veterans' iss...
* US Rep. Randy Hultgren accepting internshi...
* Veterans seek answers at forum with US Rep...
* Our View: Time for Randy Hultgren to hold ...
* New shots at Ryancare from Hultgren, Raune...
* Rep. Hultgren accepting summer intern appl...
* Illinois GOP lawmakers say the fight to fi...

* Local Head Start Programs To Get A Boost -......
* Durbin At Town Hall: 'Good News From Washi......

* Local Head Start Programs To Get A Boost -......
* Illinois Head Start/Early Start programs t......

* Is toll road rejection the payback for governor’s refusal to do a budget?
* “The Driver’s Side” – News From The Motorist’s Perspective
* Immigrants Deported Under Obama Share Stories Of Terror And Rights Violations
* 46th Ward Zoning Committee Gives Green Light For Sheridan & Wilson TOD
* Lollapalooza 2017 lineup: Chance the Rapper takes a victory lap with a bunch of predictable acts
* New Algren bio slanders my poker table
* How will Illinois Republicans vote on Obamacare repeal bill?
* Next generation of taxpayers step up to run for Chicago area local offices
* "Chicago PD" Back In Uptown Filming March 29
* Enjoyed Get Out? Try The Belko Experiment and Raw.

* Rauner, Durkin Call on General Assembly to Pass I-55 Resolution
* Rauner Urges Swift Action on State-City Pension Deal as House GOP Readies Its Votes
* Governor Announces Appointment
* Governor Takes Action to Protect Taxpayers
* Vendor Contracted by Illinois Department of Employment Security Data Breached

* PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 gets modded for black facade
* Prototype 2017 Moto X showed up briefly on Google Plus
* Remember those iPhone 7 shells? An iPad bomb might’ve come into a terrorism plot
* Google silently fixed the Pixel’s Bluetooth disconnect issues
* How to Use Theater Mode on the Apple Watch in watchOS 3.2
* Moto X (2017) leaked to be somewhat uglier than the Moto G5
* Samsung’s refurbished Galaxy Note 7 won’t be sold in the United States

* Swarzak credits White Sox for added velocity
* Melky, Frazier launch blasts; Holland goes 6
* Soto happy to play mentor role for White Sox
* Rebuilding White Sox loaded with trade options
* Frazier relishing new situation on South Side
* Shields gets tuneup, Pena hits walk-off for White Sox
* Shields fires 5, Pena has White Sox walk-off

Main Menu
Pundit rankings
Subscriber Content
Blagojevich Trial
Updated Posts

March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
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


RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0

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