Tag Archives: Governor Pat Quinn

CN Nov 17 2016

  Pat Quinn was our Governor from 2009-20015. As you may recall, a billionaire financier named Bruce Rauner defeated him. On today’s show, he briefly compares notes with Hillary Clinton, who was also defeated by a billionaire with no government … Continue reading

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CN August 27, 2015

  Wanna spend a half-hour talking about the Illinois budget mess and the neutron-bomb that is the Illinois pension situation? No? Who could blame you? But this conversation’s a little different, because it’s with a guy who was there. For pretty … Continue reading

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CN Nov 6 2014

  What’s going to happen when Bruce Rauner and his new opponent Mike Madigan finally sit down for their first big meeting? How hostile will it be? Not very, speculates Delmarie Cobb, veteran Democratic political strategist and observer. “They have a … Continue reading

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CN April 24, 2014

    If you’ve ever felt confused about how we all got into this pension mess and how the fixes will affect you, this show might help you understand it.  Spoiler alert: you’ll pay more if you’re a taxpayer and you’ll … Continue reading

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CN June 27, 2013

Does CPS really have to cut one billion dollars from its budget this year? Here’s how Greg Hinz (Crain’s) sees it, starting with Mayor Emanuel: “His school team is stumbling and bumbling and in my opinion not being completely honest … Continue reading

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CN January 10, 2013

Well, that fragile thread of hope that the Illinois General Assembly might, in its waning hours, find the courage to enact some meaningful pension reforms – that hope vanished pretty quickly, didn’t it?  And nowhere was the criticism more withering … Continue reading

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