Monthly Archives: November 2013

CN November 21, 2013

  Yes, there’s the usual litany of things to complain about in Chicago, but on this, our annual Thanksgiving show, we invited Lee Bey and Andrew Patner to talk about the things they’re thankful for. For Andrew, WFMT and Sun-Times … Continue reading

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CN November 14, 2013

Has Mayor Emanuel quietly hit on the pension reform formula that might work for him? Although the headlines said that pension reform failed yet again in Springfield last week, two things ¬†point toward some quick movement in early December. First, … Continue reading

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CN November 7, 2013

Well, the Illinois Legislature gaveled to a close today without any tangible pension-reform legislation. But that wasn’t the only thing that got left behind as the doors closed. Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent McCarthy had pushed mightily for increased mandatory … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 31, 2013

After Harold Washington died, the Daley family saw an opportunity to knock off Eugene Sawyer in a 1989 special election. But they needed lots of money, and fast. They turned to a not-yet thirty year-old up-n-comer named Rahm Emanuel, who … Continue reading

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