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Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Moseley Braun is currently the owner of Ambassador Organics, a coffee and tea company, and Moseley Braun LLC law firm. Previous positions include: candidate for U.S. president (withdrew in 2004); United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999-2001); U.S. Senator (1993-1999); Cook County Recorder of Deeds (1988-1992); Illinois state representative (1979-1988). Moseley Braun received her bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1969) and law degree from University of Chicago Law School (1972). She is divorced with one child.
Carol Moseley Braun is currently the owner of Ambassador Organics, a coffee and tea company, and Moseley Braun LLC law firm. Previous positions include: candidate for U.S. president (withdrew in 2004); United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999-2001); U.S. Senator (1993-1999); Cook County Recorder of Deeds (1988-1992); Illinois state representative (1979-1988). Moseley Braun received her bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1969) and law degree from University of Chicago Law School (1972). She is divorced with one child. « Show less

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  • Mitt Moseley Braun

     
    Josh Marshall puts his finger on the almost certain reason why Mitt Romney won't release his tax returns: We know enough about his finances and sources of incomes to know that he is the poster-boy for the Buffett Rule (the......
  • Yes, obviously

     
    The pre-election swagger of the Carol Moseley Braun campaign was hilarious at the time and is even more hilarious in retrospect. From internal campaign e-mail and memoranda obtained by the Chicago News Cooperative: Wednesday, Feb. 9... From: (Campaign...
  • A toast to all who wrote the death-penalty abolition story

     
    To Rob Warden, who was there at the beginning… When Gov. Quinn put his signature on a bill today abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, he wrote the final line in a story that in a very real sense began......
  • The Prickly Pair discuss a pair in a pickle: Quinn and Jackson Jr.

     
    Scott Stantis and I focus today on the top two political stories of the week: The end of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mayoral hopes and the placement of Pat Quinn's foot in a another steaming pile of political ordure. Jesse &......
  • Must read: Rose on Berrios

     
    Below is an excerpt from Party loyalty? Matter of convenience for Berrios -- Lectures about crossing party line full of hypocrisy by Don Rose: Lectures about party loyalty are especially hypocritical coming from a guy like Berrios who twice jumped......
  • Blasts from the past

     
    The Sun-Times is reporting that former U.S. Sen Carol Moseley Braun has hired Todd Stroger's former campaign manager, Mike Noonan, to run her bid for mayor of Chicago. Braun, whose dismal record as senator in the mid-1990s indirectly and inadvertently.......
  • Prediction: Dart's demurral will eliminate the need for an April run-off

     
    I'll offer a prediction right now. This news -- Sheriff Tom Dart won't run for Chicago mayor -- vastly increases the odds that Rahm Emanuel, with his huge campaign warchest, will not only win the February 22 mayoral "primary," but......
  • Mayoral candidates provide no relief from campaign-stress syndrome.

     
    "We have to reassess the operation of city government and make some serious determinations about what our needs are," said Chicago mayoral hopeful and Democratic U.S Rep. Danny Davis Wednesday evening. We must "see whether or not there are any......
  • Kumbaya economics

     
    Another interview with another mayoral hopeful on WTTW Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" this evening. Another feeble response to a tough question. Eddie Arruza: How do you propose funding (your plans) in this economic climate? Because you also talk about,...
  • Meeks swipes the cone!

     
    I just got around to transcribing the portion of State Sen. James Meeks' interview with Carol Marin Monday evening on WTTW Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program in which he became at least temporary custodian of the Bill Brady Cone of......
  • Time to dump the fowl name for our fairest holiday

     
    I love Thanksgiving, but I hate "Turkey Day." This declaration will not increase my popularity in the newsroom. As of Tuesday, Tribune journalists had used Turkey Day 11 times this month and were threatening the newspaper's record of 15 uses......
  • [Insert 'Rahm' pun here]

     
    News release: CHICAGO – Chicago Retail Merchants Association (CRMA), a committee of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA), has released findings from a poll conducted Monday evening following the filing deadline in the Chicago Mayoral race....