Tag Archives: Toni Preckwinkle

CN October 25 2018

  It would be difficult to overstate the significance of Jamie Kalven’s role in Chicago’s journalism world. A founder of the Invisible Institute and now a regular fixture at the Intercept, Kalven has been amplifying Chicago’s unheard voices for decades. … 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 September 14 2018

    We gather two journalists and an accomplished politician at the table this week for conversation about Chicago’s dramatic mayoral race, the Jason Van Dyke trial and the police reform consent decree. We ask who among the candidates that … 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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Feb 8 2018 A.D. Quig

  Will Fritz Kaegi’s challenge to Andrea Raila’s petitions succeed, knocking her off the ballot for Cook County tax assessor? If not, will her presence on the ballot mean that the challengers will split the anti- Joe Berrios vote, and … Continue reading

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CN Jan. 4 2018

Two accomplished, knowledgeable journalists join us today for a January 4 status-check. What are the stories that we’ll all be following for a big chunk of 2018? We start with Chris Kennedy’s recent assertion that Mayor Emanuel has a “Strategic … Continue reading

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CN December 21 2017

  Richard Boykin is the Pop-Tax Slayer. The three-year incumbent County Commissioner from the first District (Maywood, Broadview, Bellwood, Oak Park and parts of Chicago’s west side) made a name for himself when he took a major lead in the … Continue reading

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CN Oct. 5 2017 Dan Mihalopoulos

  An hour after we recorded this discussion, everything changed. Then on Friday it changed again, in a big way. After Cook County Commissioner John Daley announced that he was switching sides on the pop tax, other commissioners jumped with … 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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