Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Taylor Pensoneau: Reflections on Covering Illinois Politics in the 1960s...

Springfield - Marking the Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018 In this in-depth conversation, we speak with former journalist, now author Taylor Pensoneau, who was the Capitol Bureau...

Past Political Campaign Passions Still Capture the Interests of Campaign Collectors

Springfield: Collectors from around the nation gathered in Springfield to showcase, trade and buy buttons, pamphlets, and posters of former presidential candidates, governors, and...

Fmr Aide to Ronald Reagan, Peggy Grande, on Reagan in his...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library - When Ronald Reagan left the presidency, he moved back to California. In 1989, Peggy Grande, just out...

Governor’s Mansion Set to Reopen this Weekend After Two-Year Renovation

Springfield -- After a two-year renovation, funded by private donations, the Illinois governor's mansion is reopening this weekend. Built in 1855, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion...

Gov. Rauner announces recipients of 2019 Order of Lincoln award

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner today announced the 2019 recipients of the Order of Lincoln, which is the state’s highest honor for professional achievement...

Our Interview with the Biographer of Barack Obama, David Garrow on...

Springfield: Our interview with Pulitzer Prize winning Biographer, David Garrow, on his history of the life of Barack Obama before he became President. Garrow,...

Obama Biographer, David Garrow Speech on his Book “Rising Star”

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield - David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama's years prior to...

Illinois Bicentennial: Jim Edgar’s Decision to Not Run for Governor in...

In October 2005 -- former Governor Jim Edgar announced he would not run for Governor in 2006 against then Gov Rod Blagojevich. In this...

Illinois Capitol Memorial Day Ceremony Honors the Sacrifices of the Military...

From the Illinois State Capitol: Gov Rauner, Republican Senate Leader Brady, members of the military and a mother who lost her son in Afghanistan...

Joe Topinka Remembers his Mother, Judy Baar Topinka with a new...

Springfield: Judy Topinka was a regular in Illinois politics over the last 40 years. Her death, shortly after she was re-elected Comptroller in December...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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