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    Why Madigan’s Democrats Do What They Do

    Why? Because Democrats, led by House Speaker Madigan, are protecting a political machine that was carefully constructed by ruling class politicos and the special interests who compete for control of taxpayer money. The machine operates mainly by handing out favors and financing the lifestyles of the friends and insiders who keep them in their positions of power. Democrats are more beholden to public sector unions and trial lawyers than we can imagine.

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    IOP Statement on the Most Unbalanced Budget in State History

    Rather than finding ways to improve services, they want you to bail out Chicago. Rather than reforming government they are taking more money from you to fund museums, lagoons, and tourism. We need new leadership in Springfield. Families in Illinois have been hurt in a way they haven’t been hurt before.

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    Are You Getting The Picture?

    The photo did not capture an “off-moment.” The photo captured the quintessential Illinois Democrat: uninterested, uninformed and out-of-touch. They don’t have to pay attention to debate in order to inform their vote. All they have to do is vote the way party bosses tell them to vote. For this, they will be guaranteed generous campaign funding from public sector unions, trial lawyers, and Speaker Madigan and his cronies.

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