Tag Archives: Chuy Garcia

CN June 22 2017 (Bill Ruthhart)

  Police reform in Chicago appears to have stalled, or at least taken a very different path since the election of Donald Trump and the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Mayor Emanuel, who once swore he wanted a … Continue reading

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CN April 2, part 1

It’s just days before the election results roll in and we know whether the people have elected Rahm or Chuy. So it’s only natural that, among political animals, attention turns to last-minute polls. And to early voting patterns.  Polls have … Continue reading

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CN March 26, 2015 Part 2

] With so much attention focused on the mayoral race, it can be easy to forget that there are eighteen smaller runoffs being held in Chicago Wards. Some of them seem to be foregone conclusions, but in nearly half of these … Continue reading

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CN March 26, 2015, Part 1

What happens when you fill the table with panelists who’ve been around a while? veterans of the Harold Washington years? These are people who love and breathe politics, and you get a surprisingly balanced view. Right off the bat: Can … Continue reading

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CN March 12, 2015, Part one

  Article 8, section 5. “Membership in any pension or retirement system of the State, any unit of local government or school district, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, shall be an enforceable contractual relationship, the benefits of which shall not be diminished or … Continue reading

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CN March 5, 2015, part one

What happens now? If Rahm Emanuel is to move forward and win the runoff, where will he find the votes? Veteran reporter and political writer Glenn Reedus says the mayor’s especially focused on black Chicago. (3.50) “There are about 1 million … Continue reading

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CN Feb. 26, 2015

  471,464 Chicagoans had their say this week. And what most of them said was they weren’t very happy with the status quo. And then there are the 949,968 registered voters who didn’t show up. What were they saying? It’s big news that … Continue reading

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CN Jan 29, 2015

Rahm Emanuel’s headed for a runoff. He’ll get close to the 50% prize, but he won’t win it. That’s the opinion of 75% of the veteran, experienced reporters around our table today. NPR/Chicago’s Cheryl Corley and the Reader’s Mick Dumke … Continue reading

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