Tag Archives: Bill Daley

CN January 10 2019

  Our guest this week is mayoral candidate Bill Daley. Below are some highlights from our wide-ranging conversation about his vision for the future of Chicago. (a Chicago of which, of course, he’s the Mayor.) On his proposal to eliminate … 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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CN Sep 19, 2013

  Governor Quinn got some great news this week – he pretty much has the Democratic primary to himself.  It isn’t clear that Bill Daley would have beaten Quinn, but the Tribune’s Hal Dardick says things have really fallen Quinn’s … Continue reading

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CN Sep 5, 2013

Ed Koch famously stopped New Yorkers to ask “so how’m I doin’?” Our mayor doesn’t do that, but we thought we’d do it for him, as a public service. We started by discussing Fran Spielman’s recent critique of the Mayor … Continue reading

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CN Aug 8, 2013

  Did Pat Quinn do the right thing by withholding paychecks for Illinois legislators until they pass pension reform? Neither Chris Robling, a Republican strategist/commentator, nor Dave Lundy, a Democratic strategic/commentator, think he did. It sets too ugly a precedent … Continue reading

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CN January 10, 2013

Well, that fragile thread of hope that the Illinois General Assembly might, in its waning hours, find the courage to enact some meaningful pension reforms – that hope vanished pretty quickly, didn’t it?  And nowhere was the criticism more withering … Continue reading

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