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Monthly Archives: November 2012
It’s hard to keep track of how many candidates are currently in the 2nd District race, because people are declaring and dropping out almost every hour. Rich Miller (Capitol Fax) says Donne Trotter has the edge, because he’s close to … Continue reading
The exit polls and political analysis from Nov. 6 all seem to agree that younger voters played a key role in Barack Obama’s re-election. It was a bit unexpected – the conventional wisdom was that younger voters were turned off … Continue reading
Public pensions take the spotlight in today’s discussion, featuring Mayoral Tutorial‘s Don Washington and education blogger Fred Klonsky. At the urging of many activists and civic groups, the referendum issue on the state ballot last week that would have restricted … Continue reading
It’s our election wrap-up program. Being a Thursday show, we have the luxury of an extra day to reflect on What It All Means, so we assembled Carol Felsenthal (Chicago Magazine and The Hill), Ben Joravsky (Chicago Reader) and Kyra … Continue reading
It’s our pre-election program, but there are very few races on the Chicago ballot this time. Charlie Meyerson (independent journalist and blogger, Northwestern University) and Curtis Black (Newstips.org) talk about the upcoming referenda covering public-employee pensions and the push for … Continue reading