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Illinois Issues
A publication of the University of Illinois at Springfield
October 1998 Volume XXIV. No. 10
12 Cash VS. Citizens - by Mark Brown - The political race to watch is the one between contributors and voters.

16 No warhorses here - by Dave McKinney - The resumes of former secretaries of state are no guide to this year's race. Read about other statewide campaigns too.

21 Playing political chess - by Kevin McDermott - Winning partisan control of the General Assembly is now a game played by a handful of political leaders.

24 Winning Ugly - by Mike Robinson - Both U.S. Senate candidates could get caked with mud.

27 Counting on a contented electorate - by Mike Doming - Economic prosperity tends to favor congressional incumbents.

30 Going global - by David Moberg - The Chicago region has advantages as a global economic force.

36 Tit for tat - by Jennifer Halperin - The oldest method of doing business is making a comeback.

3 Conversation with the Publisher - by Ed Wojcicki

4 Editor's Notebook - by Peggy Boyer Long

6 State of the State by James Krohe Jr. - Politics is commercial speech

8 Briefly - by Rodd Whelpley

38 People - by Rodd Whelpley

40 Letters

41 A View from Metro East - by Patrick E. Gauen The state steps in again

42 Politics by Charles N. Wheeler III Voters don't participate

Credits: This month's cover was designed by Diana Nelson.

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