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New Survey: The Top 10 Independent Political and News Blogs in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) – March 24, 2012. THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER today released its second Illinois blog survey since 2009 in which it ranks 67 independent or “mom and pop” Illinois-based blogs that cover Illinois politics and local government news, and we found once again that the Chicagoist headed up the top 10 list. Independent or “mom and … Continue reading »

Illinois Elections 2010: Bucking National Trend, Self-Identified Illinois Tea Party Members Surge, Poll Data Says

(Chicago, IL) – October 27, 2010. Despite slumping support nationally since last spring, the Tea Party movement in Illinois has gained strength, an analysis of polling data has revealed. Continue reading »

Governor Pat Quinn’s “Open Primary” Push is Fish Food

Governor Pat Quinn on Tuesday stretched his executive authority—along with his goodwill with Illinois lawmakers—and rewrote legislation to eliminate the requirement that Illinois residents must declare a party affiliation when voting in a primary election, and in doing so likely guaranteed its doom. Continue reading »

Illinois Governor 2010: Pat Quinn Lands New Campaign Manager–Jim Edgar

(Chicago, IL) — April 15, 2010. Some pundits are criticizing Governor Pat Quinn for his failure to appoint yet a paid campaign manager to lead the fight against GOP nominee Bill Brady. Why should he? He’s already got a damn good one for free. Former Republican Governor Jim Edgar has filled the vacuum in Quinn’s … Continue reading »

Illinois Politics: New Survey: Top 10 Independent Political Blogs in Illinois

(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2009. A new survey released today by THE iLLINOIS OBSERVER ranked 52 independent Illinois-based blogs that cover Illinois politics and government–blogs that are not embedded in or sponsored by major media Web sites such as the Chicago Tribune or the Chicago Sun-Times–and found the Chicagoist headed up the top 10 … Continue reading »

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