Tag Archives: Pat Quinn

CN June 7 2018

  Dr. Willie Wilson wants an elected school board for Chicago.  But his vision for management of the police department is so unconventional that it doesn’t adhere to any of the four current proposals before the City Council. If elected … Continue reading

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CN March 22 2018

Not that many people voted in Tuesday’s Illinois primary – about a couple of million statewide – but they made some very important decisions, including throwing out Joe Berrios, the powerful, connected Cook County Assessor, and unseating two of Toni … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 15, 2015

(note: we’ve included time markers, so you can go directly to that point in the video). Fox 32 Chicago’s Mike Flannery is Fired Up. He was in Springfield for Bruce Rauner’s inauguration on Monday. He tells us that he spent some time combing … Continue reading

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CN Sep.18, 2014

  Just how much do you know about Bruce Rauner? Can you imagine him busily “fixing Illinois”? Does he have the skill-set to manage a sprawling state government and get its staggering budget shortfalls under control? Carol Felsenthal spent months … Continue reading

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CN Sep 4, 2014

  Our panel on this, our fourth anniversary broadcast, spent some time kicking around the upcoming big elections – U.S. Senator and Governor. But there’s a sense that the 2014 mid-terms, so critical for the country, are little more than a warm-up … Continue reading

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CN August 28, 2014

  Should the news media cover each and every murder that happens in our city?  Can five or six murders that might happen in one weekend be reduced to a kind of box-score? Our guests this week answer that question … Continue reading

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CN March 6, 2014

  Bruce Rauner is just nine months away from his inauguration as Governor of Illinois. Want to know how that happens? WLS-AM’s John Dempsey pulls out his scratch pad and runs the numbers. (For discussion purposes here, the panel essentially … Continue reading

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CN Feb. 13, 2014

  Dan Rutherford has some explainin’ to do. He’s obviously correct in stating that he hasn’t been found guilty of any wrongdoing, and the charges of sexual and business misconduct brought forth by a subordinate remain only charges.  But the … Continue reading

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CN Feb 6, 2014

According to Chris Fusco of the Sun-Times, the current Republican race for Governor  is “one of the goofier political races we’ve ever observed. “ And WBEZ’s Tony Arnold had a front-row seat for one of the more bizarre chapters this week at … 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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