Chicago Tribune | Madigan hints end to governor's honeymoon: "Lawmakers say they are tired of Blagojevich portraying them as part of an old cabal representing the worst of policymaking.
Democrats and Republicans alike complain Blagojevich has shunned Springfield and the General Assembly and its governmental role, making it hard to negotiate with him."
-- You mean you need to go to Springfield to talk to lawmakers when they are in session. You know how long of a flight that is every day! Can't they just move everything up to the Thompson Center?