Oak Park’s other notable Dem, State Senate President Don Harmon, is also an at-large elector for Illinois in the Electoral College. Harmon joined the other electors from Illinois in a recent letter to Emily Murphy, the recalcitrant administrator of the federal General Services Administration, demanding that she recognize Joe Biden as the “apparent” winner of the presidential election. Such action would open the path to funding and permissions allowing a traditional presidential succession.
Dan Haley is editor and publisher of the Journal and has been since its first issue on July 31, 1980. He remembers those early days – the excitement and the hardships – but no one wants to hear about... More by Dan Haley