Pat Quinn (Politician)

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Arlo Guthrie: More Nowness Than Newness

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 28, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 46 Films by Andrew Sarris "ALICE'S RESTAURANT" is about as likable in a limited way as Arlo Guthrie, a curiously coquettish folk-something unlike anything else. Peeping out from under his lanky locks with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2009

    Local residents, politicians divided on Gitmo move to Illinois

    Despite the strenuous objections of local Republican lawmakers, some residents of Thomson, IL are hoping that the Obama administration will go through with rumored plans to move the Guantanamo detainees to the "vastly underutilized" Thomson Correctional Center. Up to 25% of the proposed federal supe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Blagojevich Removed

    Governor Rod Blagojevich has just been removed from office in an impeachment trial held in the Illinois State Senate. He will be replaced this afternoon by Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn, who earlier said he is "ready" to assume his new duties. The vote was 59 to 0. The vote was preceded by state ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2006

    The Pre-Game Party

    From Spike Lee to Mexican 'storm catchers,' dry times in a new New Orleans

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2005