For over 20 years, I’ve heard progressives bemoan the lack of participation by young voters. I remember one of my early congressional clients wondering why he’d helped give us kids the right to vote at 18. “Most of you don’t use it. You don’t care.” (more…)
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One year ago, Rod Blagojevich rushed out of Springfield to take his last state plane ride back to Chicago. He was whisked from the airport by his state police detail and shuffled into his Ravenswood home for his final moments as Governor of Illinois. (more…)
In the 1880s, the Supreme Court determined corporations essentially had many of the same legal characteristics and rights as individuals. America, it seemed, was all business. (more…)
As I write this, the polls haven’t closed in the Massachusetts special. But the blame game has begun. (more…)
A year’s an eternity in politics. 20 months is an eon. That’s what 2009 year-end polls are showing when it comes to Hillary Clinton’s image. (more…)
Two of our favorite clients are in the news these days for doing what they think is right, not just what’s easy. (more…)
I don’t always agree with Dennis Kucinich. But when the Congressman from Cleveland is right, he’s right. (more…)
It’s easy to get jaded in this business and forget why we do this.
But then a leader steps up and reminds us what honesty, guts and public service are about.
We’re proud of our client Alderman Tom Allen for leading the charge in the Chicago City Council this week against a budget that raids hundreds of millions of dollars from what was promised to be a “perpetual” reserve fund. (more…)