Democrats estimated the cost at anywhere from $60,000 to $1.5 million. The bill was pulled after Republicans produced another estimate: free.
Jesse Jackson Jr.’s lawyers contend that Chicago is his estranged wife’s home only when it was “advantageous to her political career.”
In an Illinois unpopularity contest, a new poll finds Madigan and Rauner in a statistical tie in disapproval ratings.
The move allows Pritzker to start raising money for a potential campaign. Pritzker will contribute $200,000 to cover day-to-day operations.
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is putting pressure on Rep. Peter Roskam to vote against the Affordable Care Act replacement bill.
“I haven’t really followed the brouhaha other than my staff saying, ‘Hey you’ve got a lot of attention,'” Shimkus said on a St. Louis radio show.
“She is somewhat shocked by Mr. Jackson’s unwillingness to help support the children,” said Chandra Walker Holloway, Sandi Jackson’s attorney.