President:--Barack Hussein Obama Senator: Dick Durbin House Representative: Jesse Jackson Jr. Governor: Pat Quinn House leader: Mike Madigan Atty. Gen.: Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike) Mayor: Rahm Emanuel
The leadership in Illinois - all Democrats. Can't blame Republicans; there aren't any!
Chicago school system rated one of the worst in the country. State pension fund $78 Billion in debt, worst in country.
Cook County ( Chicago ) sales tax 10.25% highest in country. And this culture is gonna 'fix' Washington politics for us???