Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » Six degrees of separation
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Six degrees of separation

Thursday, Feb 25, 2010

* I’m not sure exactly what this means, but hizzoner’s comments probably sent a chill down more than a few Statehouse spines

Don’t expect to see video poker any time soon in the city of Chicago.

That’s according to Mayor Richard Daley. The machines are banned in the city. The City Council would have to repeal that ban, but Daley says that’s not on the radar.

DALEY: So I don’t know how anybody can come out for it if we don’t allow video poker in Chicago. No, there’s no discussion. No one’s ever even brought it up.

The state of Illinois approved a measure legalizing video poker last year. That was designed to raise revenue to help the state deal with a massive budget debt. Daley has previously spoken out in favor of video poker.

If Chicago doesn’t approve video gaming, they’re gonna have to find another way to fund the capital bill.

Most likely, Daley wants to put off any decision until after next year’s election. It wouldn’t exactly be easy convincing aldermen to vote to legalize the machines with all the other grief they’re getting from constituents on parking, schools, mass transit, etc.

* Speaking of capital projects, an attempt to keep Illinois’ outsized share of federal transportation dollars jumped the tracks yesterday

The $15-billion jobs bill the Senate passed Wednesday morning hit a roadblock in the House in the afternoon, partly because it steers a large amount of highway funding to Illinois.

Some House Democrats are balking at the Senate bill because four large states would get 58% of $932 million in highway construction money set aside for special projects. Illinois would get 16%, or about $151 million; California would get 30%, and 22 states would get none.

The controversy means Congress probably will have to pass yet another short-term renewal of federal highway programs for 30 days, instead of the one-year extension the Senate adopted, creating uncertainty and making it more difficult for bidding to proceed on major highway contracts this spring. The law authorizing federal highway expenditures otherwise expires Sunday.

The dispute harkens back to the 2005 surface transportation bill and the additional funding that Illinois and some other states received for special projects when former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Plano, was in power. Illinois got the second-largest share of those earmarks, which were allocated separately from highway funding distributed by traditional formulas based on population and other factors.

* And speaking of DC, Congressman Aaron Schock is involving himself in some state central committee races and sparking curiosity about his future plans

Are U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, and his chief of staff, Steven Shearer, trying to influence who gets on the Republican State Central Committee? And if so, why?

Those questions are being asked by some Republican county chairmen in central Illinois.

And some of them are asking another question as well: Is Schock preparing the way to run for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Dick Durbin, D-Ill., in 2014?

* And speaking of political parties

The Illinois House speaker, and leader of Democrats in the state, says only a handful of people have contacted him personally about becoming the party’s lieutenant governor candidate.

One of those is Raja Krishnamoorthi. He’s the former Peorian who narrowly lost the democratic primary for comptroller.

More on Krishnamoorthi

Less than a month after Krishnamoorthi narrowly lost his Democratic bid for comptroller, he has launched an entirely new political campaign. The Hoffman Estates resident said he has reached out to every committee member to stress what he could bring to that office: votes in the suburbs and downstate.

He also would continue themes cited in his February comptroller bid that he says would transition well to the lieutenant governor’s office: transparency, reform and accountability in government.

Response from members of the central committee has been positive, Krishnamoorthi said Wednesday while in Peoria, where he grew up.

* And speaking of the lt. governor

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s plan to abolish the office of lieutenant governor in 2015 advanced Wednesday despite Republican concerns that too many proposed constitutional amendments might be vying for the November ballot. […]

In a letter to Democratic leaders, House Republican leader Tom Cross warned that a “judicious and prioritized approach” is needed to decide which amendments should go before the voters due to restrictions on the number that can appear on the ballot. Other amendments under consideration, for example, include redistricting reform and a progressive income tax.

Meanwhile, state Rep. Lou Lang’s proposal that would require candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to run as a team in the primary cleared a House committee Tuesday. Lang, a Skokie Democrat, said his proposal made more sense than completely abolishing the office because it “would solve the problem you’ve heard recently of candidates not being vetted by political parties.”

* While we’re on the subject of primaries

Illinois lawmakers are moving ahead with plans to push back the state’s early February primary to a later date.

A Senate committee and then the full Senate Wednesday voted without opposition for Senate Bill 355, which would move Illinois primaries to the third week of March. That’s when it was traditionally held before it was moved up to early February in 2007 to help then-presidential candidate Barack Obama.

The measure now heads to the House.

Charles Thomas says the date change should’ve happened sooner

The fact remains that the General Assembly’s powers-that-be could have [changed the primary date] last year and affected the election three weeks ago. Former IRC chairman Patrick Collins told me the 2009 non-decision was like “passing an incumbent’s protection act” in Illinois because the short campaign season favored those already in office and gave Cullerton and Madigan the best chance to sustain their democratic majorities in the Senate and House.

Collins’ prediction didn’t work out too well considering the lt. governor’s race.

* Prosecutor Joe Birkett may sit out the next primary

With the murderer of Jeanine Nicarico now sitting on death row, DuPage County State’s Attorney Joe Birkett said it is getting time for him to find a new seat as well.

Birkett said during an informal press conference Wednesday that when his term is over in November 2012, he likely will not seek re-election.

* Birkett also made some interesting allegations yesterday

The special prosecutor whose investigation led to criminal charges against seven DuPage County law officers for their handling of the Jeanine Nicarico murder case earlier had told prosecutors they had a “moral obligation” to try the case, DuPage County State’s Attorney Joe Birkett said Wednesday.

Birkett said William J. Kunkle, who in 1999 prosecuted the so-called DuPage 7 case, had five years earlier reviewed the case for then-State’s Attorney Jim Ryan. At that time, the Illinois Supreme Court had just overturned the second conviction of one of the Nicarico defendants, Rolando Cruz.

Kunkle told Ryan “not only is there sufficient evidence to go forward, you have a moral obligation to take the case to trial,” Birkett said.

He also said this

In an extraordinary, two-hour interview with a handful of reporters and commentators — including some who have been highly critical of his office — Du Page County State’s Attorney Joe Birkett said Wednesday morning that, in his opinion, charges never should have been brought against the three initial suspects in the Jeanine Nicarico murder case.

* Other stuff…

* Tensions Rise over Redistricting

* Senate committee OKs helmets for motorcyclists younger than 18

* Illinois ponders ‘sexting’ trend

* Oak Lawn considers video gambling

* Voice of The Southern: Let state voters choose between doctors and lawyers

- Posted by Rich Miller        

28 Comments
  1. - George - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:02 am:

    “The state of Illinois approved a measure legalizing video poker last year. That was designed to raise revenue to help the state deal with a massive budget debt.”

    HUH? I continually fail to understand why political and government reporters fail to be bothered with keeping up with the most basic and central political and government issues.

    I mean - its their job to pay attention to this stuff.


  2. - Ravenswood Right Winger - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:17 am:

    great article by Bernie.


  3. - George - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:17 am:

    Oh Rich…. that was a good, clean joke.


  4. - Scooby - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:18 am:

    The IL GOP has had a difficult time getting credible opponents to run against Durbin. Jim Durkin always struck me as a bright guy and a reasonably talented politician and he couldn’t get much traction against Durbin in 02. The most notable thing about the guy they ran in 08 was that I routinely confused him with the punter from the Bears. I doubt Schock has to stack the deck with his party chairmen to get the nomination if he wants to run against Durbin. I would think the party would fall all over themselves if he wanted to run.


  5. - Six Degrees of Separation - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:18 am:

    No, I didn’t write the lede:-)

    Interestingly, hundreds of millions in $ of the IL earmarks cited in the Crain’s article about the 2005 transportation bill remain unspent. Not surprised the $15 billion jobs bill got hung up in this new age of scrutiny.


  6. - Anonymous - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:32 am:

    Um, there weren’t any incumbents in the Lt. Gov’s race.


  7. - Rich Miller - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:33 am:

    Correct, but the results certainly messed with some incumbents. lol


  8. - Angry Chicagoan - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 11:43 am:

    As Mrs. Thatcher would have said, no doubt at a summit press conference with Ronald Reagan by her side casting an approving glance . . . . if you want something you’ve got to pay for it. Nobody in Illinois seems to understand this.

    The longer we put this off, the more painful the solution gets. Tolls on all interstates? Education funding ENTIRELY on local property taxes? A third of the state budget on debt service? It’s time people thought of the consequences of pandering and pithering.


  9. - Bill - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 12:29 pm:

    Raja is nothing if not persistent. If he keeps nagging the committee they might put him on the ticket just to get him to quit calling.


  10. - Just wondering - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 12:31 pm:

    The primary should be moved. Voters are not focused on an election the beginning of February as shown by the low turn out. Trying to campaign with the holiday interruptions was just crazy.


  11. - PalosParkBob - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 12:51 pm:

    It becomes abundantly clear now that using video gambling as a primary source to fund a $31 billion capital pork bill was a major failure on the part of Madigan, Quinn, and Blago.

    It’s really time to start at square one for a capital plan.

    First, we need to ensure that we fund necessary road repairs for which we already have a motor fuel tax and vehicle licensing fees. IDOT has perfomed regular inspections and safety assessments of bridges and roads. Generally, recommendations could be described as
    (1)”needs immediate action or someone will get hurt”,
    (2)If we don’t do repairs or replacement with the next couple years, there may be a safety hazard”,(3)”Normal maintenance advisable to prevent deteriorization.”, and
    (4)The road and bridges are starting to look funky in a powerful politicans neighborhood, a politically connected contractor and union leader wants this job to move forward, and don’t ask any more questions!

    Anything that doesn’t meet classifications 1 or 2 should be cancelled or deferred.

    The same goes for the assessment classifications for state parks and buildings.

    Having the state building gazebos for churches and new town halls and fire stations just isn’t responsible in this state spending crisis.

    IMHO, the best way to handle this is to assess the capital needs of the state agencies, prioritize those items that can’t wait because of safety concerns, then can everything else in the capital bill until fudning is available.

    The state is broke. We’re in a triage condition as far as spending is concerned, yet Springfield still hasn’t realized that they need to go on a SERIOUS austerity program, INCLUDING Medicaid eligibility (reduce from 400% of poverty income to 100% to save about $1.8 BILLION), pension and education funding reform.


  12. - dupage dan - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 1:29 pm:

    That thumping sound you hear is Joe Birkett throwing Jim Ryan under the bus, or at least trying to. Birkett might think he can shed his image as complicit in the Nicarico debacle much like a fading starlet who appears in a Playboy pictorial seeking to rejuvenate her career. Many of us won’t soon forget that he pursued the retrials of Cruz and Hernandez with such zeal.

    I wait with baited breath a response from Kunkle to the charge that he was for the retrial before he was against it.


  13. - titan - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 1:30 pm:

    What? Quinn lost in his bid for Lt. Governor?


  14. - VanillaMan - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:03 pm:

    Of course Schock is considering running against Durbin. Durbin is a seasoned pro, but everyone has an expiration date politically. By the time Durbin is ready to run again, Schock will be old enough. Aaron has to feel a tingle down his leg watching Marco Rubio in Florida, and wonder if he can do something similar.

    Expect it.


  15. - Jim - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:17 pm:

    When Quinn spoke about having a funded capital plan during debates I wondered why Hynes let it go. At that point Cook County had already voted against video poker.


  16. - Rich Miller - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:19 pm:

    ===Cook County had already voted against video poker.===

    In unincorporated areas. That ain’t much.


  17. - Jake from Elwood - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:21 pm:

    Dan-
    I don’t think Birkett was trying to whack Jim Ryan. In fact, he may have been trying to do Ryan a “favor” by waiting until after the gubenatorial primary to have this media sit-down.
    However, Birkett did throw darts at good decent men like Ed Kowal and Tony Peccarelli. After all, the deceased are not available to rebut his statements. The timing of his metanoia appears scripted–after Ryan’s failed Gov bid, after he announces that he will not likely run for DuPage States’ Attorney again. Very disappointing.


  18. - GA Watcher - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:25 pm:

    Palos Park Bob: Let’s not forget that using video gaming as a revenue stream for the capital bill was Republican leadership’s idea. They made it a condition of support for the bill.


  19. - Fan of Cap Fax - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 2:30 pm:

    Raja would be excellent for Illinois. So glad Duckworth turned it down. Let’s get someone who will actually do something for the great state of Illinois. Someone that has the experience and common sense to put a plan together. Raja is it.


  20. - Peoria Joe - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 3:11 pm:

    Raj,
    Of course Peoria is for you. Peoria hasn’t had a state officer for many decades.


  21. - vole - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 3:47 pm:

    Schock for Senate? Not if he keeps parroting the right wing leaders in the House GOP. If he could possibly start emulating LaHood and Michel and show some real moderation in policy making, maybe. But he seems to be off to the races with the radical right. He is in tune with the times in his party, but they just ain’t right. And he is way out of step with his generation. What’s wrong with that boy?


  22. - Ammad Omar - News Desk Editor - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 5:30 pm:

    George: You’re right the video poker was, of course, supposed to raise money for the capital program. Sorry for the oversight, it’s been corrected on our website.


  23. - Gregor - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 6:32 pm:

    Daley is stuck regarding video poker either way he jumps: if he doesn’t want it controlled by the state, he’s in with the Outfit which is making money off it now. if he comes out FOR it, he’s increasing gambling all over and… feeding the Outfit some other way.


  24. - wordslinger - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 7:16 pm:

    –Aaron has to feel a tingle down his leg watching Marco Rubio in Florida, and wonder if he can do something similar.–

    That’s really not a way for one man to talk about another. If you’ve got a tingle, keep it to yourself.


  25. - Boone Logan Square - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 8:56 pm:

    There are words to describe Joe Birkett, but using them will result in permanent banishment from this blog.


  26. - DuPage Dave - Thursday, Feb 25, 10 @ 9:05 pm:

    Does anyone else get the impression I do that Mayor Daley gets creepier with each passing year? He is intolerant of any criticism, and views being expected to ask a question as some affront to his dignity. He is imperious without having any gravitas. He is impatient with everyone and everything. His ability to speak the English language has declined remarkably in the last 20 years. Where his father found a way to amusingly mangle the language, Richard M. merely gets lost between noun and subject, occasionally forgetting the need for a verb along the way.


  27. - Will County Woman - Friday, Feb 26, 10 @ 2:21 am:

    Re: the primary date and the whiners…
    remember the whiners when Obama is in a tough fight in 2012 and likely to lose. the whole purpose of the earlier primary in illinois was to get obama into the white house. so, don’t come cryin’ in a couple of years about doing whatever necessary to keep him there. with each passing day he’s looking more and more like a goner in 2012 anyway, and it’s all his fault!

    re: the capital bill…
    the last thing chicago or any place on God’s green eath needs is video gaming to perpetuate and exacerbate the social ills that have helped to bankrupt this state. i don’t care about the capital bill because it just feeds the beast e.g. politicans focused on special interest at the expense of the public interest. the only interest it served were political interests anyway e.g., construction unions getting first dibbs on the jobs because of the money and other political support they funnel to politicans.


  28. - Will County Woman - Friday, Feb 26, 10 @ 2:26 am:

    then again, obama might night face a democratic primary challenge in 2012.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Reader comments closed for the weekend
* Rauner issues executive order barring legislators from representing clients at PTAB
* Kennedy: Limit top progressive income tax rate to less than 6 percent
* Question of the day
* Next week's House session cancelled
* *** UPDATED x2 - Pritzker "Did Chris Kennedy Just Endorse Bruce Rauner?" - Kennedy campaign tries to explain *** Kennedy says Rauner "should be applauded" for "trying to do what he thinks is best for the state of Illinois"
* Sen. Donne Trotter retires
* Illinois payrolls were up just 0.5 percent last year
* Vitriol continues in Durkin's primary race
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Judge clears courtroom in Rauner lawsuit hearing
* You can't "fully inform" voters without money
* State agrees to a $400 million consent decree
* Rate Prizker's new online ad
* Rauner gets another property tax press pop
* Emanuel pokes Rauner over Amazon comments
* Rauner's new Pritzker ad cost just $11,900
* Kennedy unveils health care plan
* Gov. Rauner gets his own blog
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

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

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

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

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


Loading


* Tom Kacich: Biss, Rauner piling up local endors.....
* Editorial: Illinois taxpayers deserve to know h.....
* Census 2020: High stakes for Illinois..
* Ralph Martire: ISBE’s provocative funding request..
* Gov. Bruce Rauner visits annual Algonquin/Lake .....
* All Kids Audit..
* Tom Kacich: Biss, Rauner piling up local endors.....
* Commentary: Abortion law a moral, financial bur.....


* Bill would give rural Illinois schools high-speed internet
* Northern Illinois utility says customers can get assistance
* EXCHANGE: Basketball bookends Vietnam veteran's story
* EXCHANGE: Brown's Chicken murders changed business forever
* Thousands protest Trump at Illinois women's marches
* $1.9M in Mellon Foundation grants aid UIC humanities studies
* The Latest: Thousands protest Trump at Illinois marches
* Schools test approach that lets students learn at own pace
* Chicago police shoot man officers say was attacking woman
* Metra fares, service cuts coming in February

* Rauner order bars lawmakers from property-tax appeals
* Outdoor sports participants hoping for larger cut in farm bill
* U of I trustees approve 4th-straight tuition freeze
* Rauner to air extended ad of Pritzker, Blagojevich on wiretap
* Mendoza to keynote Women's March Saturday in Springfield
* Chicago mayor vows to step up Amazon second headquarters bid
* Under the Dome Podcast: More Blago-Pritzker talk, Rauner confirms Duke is racist
* U of I withdrew 35 job offers after background checks
* Frerichs: Can't get tax break for using college savings plan on private K-12 tuition
* Illinois governor to air extended ad of rival, Blagojevich on wiretap

* How important is job flexibility? Our survey wants to know.
* Like our roundup? Share it around.
* What you need to know about the L.A. Times 'frat-boy executive' scandal
* Law firms' 2018 resolution: Less paper
* Could this company become Chicago's own Salesforce?


* Dense fog to continue into Sunday evening
* Democrats, GOP hold out hope for ending government shutdown
* Man stabbed in face and neck in University Village
* LETTERS: More support needed for early English learning students
* Will janitorial contract and Trump get swept up in McCarthy’s mayoral plans?
* 4-year-old girl missing from West Garfield Park deemed ‘high risk’
* Jordan urges Pence to ‘rebuild trust’ after Jerusalem pivot
* Sun-Times/WBBM Religion Roundup: Results mixed on testing of Morton Grove relics
* Man shot while driving on Northwest Side
* Man shot, another man stabbed at Far South Side party


* North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South
* Mick Mulvaney finds himself in middle of another shutdown
* LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 1/21/18
* Lauri Markkanen slams highlight Bulls' 113-97 win over Hawks
* Turkish troops attack Kurdish enclave in northern Syria
* A weekend of finger-pointing as Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shutdown
* Around the world — and near Trump's home — women march in show of political force
* 'SNL' revisits Trump’s cognitive test results and asks, ‘How broke that brain?’
* After 21 years, inmate who says he was abused by police goes free
* Founder of Crate & Barrel says goodbye to the Michigan Avenue flagship store he built


» Chicago Schools Chief: Cost A Driver In Special Ed Overhaul
» One Year Later, Women’s March Demands More Than Attendance
» State Week: Education Funding, Pritzker-Blagojevich, Rauner-Duke
» Sheriff Offers To Help Review Police Shootings In Suburban Cook County
» A Prescription For Fruits And Veggies: One Solution To Food Insecurity in Illinois
» A Call For Transparency
» 2 Illinois Governor Candidates Spend $26M In Last 3 Months
» State Board of Education: Double School Funding Now
» Lawmakers Demand Fast Internet For Rural Schools
» 2 Dreamers Discuss Helping Other Immigrants Amid Uncertainty


* Rauner goes after Madigan's other job
* Madeleine Doubek: May we better value journalism and the journalists
* Our View: Springfield needs more than a cautious plan for Y block
* Statehouse Insider: Rauner goes after Madigan's other job
* UIS Perspectives: Public affairs internships lead to success
* Petty, Davidsmeyer both decry anti-Petty calls
* Ed Rogers: High stakes for Trump at the World Economic Forum
* Scott Reeder: Formula for political success is to listen to voters
* Rauner order bars lawmakers from property-tax appeals
* Outdoor sports participants hoping for larger cut in farm bill


* Warrensburg-Latham community rallies around couple with cancer
* Woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-64
* Annual Truthseekers' concert returns to Marion
* Families have small window to apply for Illinois private school scholarships
* PFOP: ‘New’ Bloomington High opened in 1959
* MARK-TO-MARKET: Retail surges, but trend to e-commerce continues
* North to freedom on Illinois’ Underground Railroad
* Collinsville doughnut shop relocates; new furniture store opens in O’Fallon
* B-N youth, adults honored for actions with MLK awards
* Burnham Mansion tour


* Palatine homeowner ignites fire while fixing leaky pipe with torch
* The Latest: VP to troops: 'You deserve better' than shutdown
* AFN to broadcast NFL's championship games despite shutdown
* Kyrgios upbeat despite falling short yet again at home Slam
* Nadal, Dimitrov advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

* Suburban Democrats line up to challenge Ro...
* Bipartisan Illinois criticism follows Trum...
* Shutdown Stalemate As Immigration Negotiat...
* 'Time' Magazine's Powerful Cover Features ...
* Letter: Talk to tax preparer about GOP tax...
* Our view: End patronage at Algonquin Towns...
* Letters to the editor: Election commission...
* Teacher raised in Yorkville running agains...
* Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and...
* Lawmakers back renaming Warrenville post o...

* This RSS feed URL is deprecated...
* Durbin: Trump's vulgar comments 'much diff......
* Full Durbin Interview: 'I wish the preside......
* 'This Week' Transcript 1-21-18: Marc Short......

* This RSS feed URL is deprecated...
* Tammy Duckworth Scorches Donald Trump As '......

* Observing Epiphany With A Plunge In The Lake
* Michael Pfeiffer, Former Crew Server, Missing
* Don't Get Conned By The Armani Jacket Scam
* Sketchbook.
* Napkin sketch.
* #RAW25
* Thank you Sen. Donne Trotter
* Chance The Rapper Visited Uptown Last Night
* “Chicago” West?
* Donald Trump And The Rhetoric Of Dictators


* Illinois Awarded Funds to Offer Advanced Training on Detecting Impaired Driving
* Illinois EPA Announces Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May - Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers
* First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects
* Governor and Lt. Governor Unveil 2016 Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices

  
* Samsung Galaxy S9 internal change, Razer Project Linda dates & more – Pocketnow Daily
* Women’s March embraces collaborative social app Crunchet
* Portrait Camera App 'Focos' Gains Real Lens Optical Effects and Improved Shooting Mode
* Shell wants to turn smartwatches into smartphones on a wing (or two)
* Gboard goes big on GIF creation in the suggestion bar
* iOS 11 is now on 65 percent of devices
* FCC sees US variants of Nokia 6 (2018) or Nokia 7

* Getting ready for Soxfest 2018
* White Sox seeking new flagship radio home
* Engel working to steady barrel in Year 2
* WLS parent company looking to end White Sox radio deal
* Inbox: Who replaces Rodon in the rotation?
* 2018 South Side Sox Hall of Fame Ballot
* With maturity comes lofty expectations for Eloy


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

Archives
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
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

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress




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