Whistling in the dark
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Illinois will likely spend about $4 million to mail pamphlets and buy newspaper ad space to tell voters about several efforts to change the state constitution in the November election, a state spokesman says.
SPRINGFIELD | In an aging strip mall a few doors down from a dollar store and a Chuck E. Cheese pizza restaurant, Illinois' political future is being decided.
INDIANAPOLIS | A bipartisan coalition of business, civic and social groups have organized under the name "Freedom Indiana" to stop a proposal banning gay marriage and civil unions from being added to the state constitution.
Ken Burns knows a good story when he sees one, and his latest PBS epic, "Prohibition," certainly contains all the elements for a highly intoxicating yarn.
Illinois Senate's unanimous passage of a constitutional amendment to merge the offices of treasurer and comptroller is a good sign — but don't get your hopes up yet.
Forty-six years ago, Indiana lawmakers repealed a state law banning interracial marriage, just two years before the U.S. Supreme Court declared such laws unconstitutional. On Tuesday, the Indiana House began the process of prohibiting marriage for same-sex couples, throwing in a ban on civil…
INDIANAPOLIS | Is it time for the United States to have a constitutional convention?
Quotes in reaction to a federal judge overturning California's gay marriage ban Wednesday:
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