As most of you know, I was director of information for the Nixon for President campaign nationally. That fact is strange on many levels, the most basic of which is that I am a conservative and consider anyone from the West Coast an alien. If I had my way, California would be returned to Mexi…
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The Illinois State Board of Elections has removed from the ballot one of five candidates wishing to replace state Sen. James Meeks, D-Chicago, in the Illinois state Senate, and is considering a challenge to another candidate.
This is the time in the political process when representatives of the candidates say they will expand their organizations all over the country. Expansion, though, can have curious consequences. In the case of the Richard Nixon presidential campaign, of which I was part, the expansion had sev…
Dr. Raleigh P. Hale became Lake County Health Commissioner in 1914 and served for 11 years, with time out for World War I, when he served as a lieutenant in the medical corps.
David Broder, the superstar columnist from the Illinois side of the state line, once called it "the most successful political debut of the century."
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