CHICAGO (AP) — Eileen Quinn, the mother of former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and a pillar of support for him during bruising campaigns, has died. She was 98. 253 more words
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CHICAGO (AP) — Eileen Quinn, the mother of former Gov. Pat Quinn, has died at the age of 98.
One of her sons, John Quinn, said Saturday that she died overnight in her sleep at her home in the Chicago suburb of River Forest. 80 more words
I live in the State of Illinois, where today we’ll be electing a Governor and a brand new Senator, among other offices. Though he has been gone from the Prairie State electoral canvass for over two years now, this voting day is still somewhat of a referendum on deposed former Governor, Rod Blagojevich and the dispiriting legacy he left in his wake. 834 more words
For those of you who haven’t seen my earlier posts I am going through each of the 30 teams and breaking down how they have drafted over the past 15 years. 1,497 more words
The annual battle with Seasonal Affective Disorder has arrived early for me in 2010. Typically, my serotonin levels begin to drop as the days grow shorter and colder, but this year, my brain is slipping into despondency before the heat even dies. 1,017 more words
In January of 2013, Clyde Weiss and Anders Lindall wrote on the AFSCME blog:
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The rights of public service workers seem to be of no consequence to Illinois Gov.