Tag Archives: Lori Lightfoot

CN April 11 2019

The Klonsky Brothers – Fred and Mike – pay a visit this week to discuss the Lincoln Yards dust-up, and whether Lori Lightfoot got “played” by Rahm Emanuel. At the last minute, it was reported that she acknowledged the vote … Continue reading

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CN March 14 2019

It’s a double header this week as we’re visited first by the great Maya Dukmasova (Chicago Reader) and then by former Mayoral candidate Paul Vallas. Dukmasova expresses some surprise at the strength of the resistance to two big votes yesterday … Continue reading

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CN March 7 2019

  Willie Wilson and Ja’Mal Green dropped by today for two separate interviews about  the Mayor’s race, a bunch of Aldermanic races, Bernie Sanders and the role each of them is playing in  this important period – after they didn’t … Continue reading

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CN Feb 21 2019

The “March to Inevitability” edition Two of Chicago’s most knowledgeable political reporters join us this week for a head-spinning discussion about the crazy municipal election we’re all enduring. WGN-TV’s Tahman Bradley and the Daily Line’s Heather Cherone say there’s never … Continue reading

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CN November 29 2018

Our guest this week is Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot. What follows are some selected quotes from our wide-ranging hour-long conversation. You can watch the entire show by tapping the image above. On getting onto the ballot:  I feel very confident … Continue reading

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CN October 4 2018

We’re joined this week by two political activist/ consultants with decades of experience in Chicago politics, to try to make sense of the mayor’s race and the Van Dyke trial. And while we’re at it, to kick around the Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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CN September 20 2018

TWO segments on this week’s show. First, The Tribune’s Bill Ruthhart, followed by CTU Vice President Stacy Davis Gates. Bill Ruthhart has been able to observe the Emanuel administration from a front-row seat. “A couple of hours after he announced … Continue reading

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CN April 5 2018

  Chicago Police Board chair Lori Lightfoot is our guest this week. Lightfoot is especially good at explaining complicated processes, such as the quest for a consent decree, agreed upon by the Mayor’s office, an assembly of powerful community groups, … Continue reading

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CN August 24/31 2017

  Lori Lightfoot, who chairs the Chicago Police Board, is our guest for the next two weeks  on Chicago Newsroom. We recorded a double-length conversation on August 24 and split it into two parts, both of which you can watch … Continue reading

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CN Aug 10 2017

  Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto of the education funding bill may bite the dust in the next few days.  At least that’s what two of Chicago’s most connected reporters are thinking, and they share their insights with Chicago Newsroom this … Continue reading

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