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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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  • Weeks in Review

     
    The Best Game in Town (.mp3)WBEZ: Host Steve Edwards with Cindi Canary (Illinois Campaign for Political Reform), Sam Hudzik (WBEZ) and Michael Bauer (Democratic fundraiser and public affairs strategist). A dive into the giant pool of money that is...
  • From the archives: Carol Moseley Braun and Nigerian trips/Kgosie Matthews

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Braun says report clears her campaign manager December 7, 1992 U.S. Sen.-elect Carol Moseley Braun said Sunday an independent inquiry she ordered has cleared.......
  • Webliography: Archival stories on the major mayoral candidates

     
    Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years Gery Chico walks the ethics line Carol Moseley Braun's money-related controversies Gery Chico's law-firm woes Carol Moseley Braun and Nigerian trips/Kgosie Matthews...
  • Braun's 'crack' attack just the latest evidence that she's unmayoral

     
    The story about Sunday's incident at a mayoral forum: [Mayoral candidate Patricia] Van Pelt-Watkins questioned [fellow candidate Carol Moseley] Braun's return to politics and said the former U.S. senator was "missing in action" for years. Braun...
  • We're rolling our eyes, too

     
    This screen grab comes from the 3:04 mark of the Fox32 interview with Carol Moseley Braun last night (below) about her "crackusation" that fellow mayoral candidate Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins had been "strung out on crack." Fox32 anchor Robin Robinson: Do.....
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: Week in Review (WTTW): Host Joel Weisman with Mary Mitchell (Chicago Sun-Times), Brant Miller (NBC-5...
  • Are there adults in the room? --Mayoral candidates shy from adult conversation on sales taxes

     
    Find background information and related links on this topic here What was Rahm Emanuel thinking? At a news conference last month, the mayoral candidate called for a change in how we collect sales taxes: lower the overall rate, but broaden......
  • ABC7 poll: Mayoral runoff unlikely

     
    ABC7's poll released tonight shows Rahm Emanuel headed toward a decisive victory Feb. 22: Rahm Emanuel's 54 percent share in the survey suggests an overwhelming lead, nearly quadrupling second place Gery Chico at 14 percent; Miguel del Valle was third.......
  • Webliography: Expanding the sales-tax base

     
    Should we broaden the number and kind of transactions that are subjected to the sales tax? Here's your backgrounder: Rahm Emanuel's "Tax Reform Agenda" -- Rahm’s plan would cut Chicago’s portion of the sales tax by 20 percent – from......
  • Another blow to the Braun campaign: N'Digo publisher endorses Emanuel

     
    Hermene Hartman, publisher of N'Digo, a local weekly aimed at an African American audience, has endorsed Rahm Emanuel in the race for Chicago mayor and delivered a whack to "consensus" black candidate Carol Moseley Braun: She is the black candidate,......
  • Left out

     
    From Chicago’s Left Blows Its Big Chance, an essay in In These Times by Laura Washington: In progressive circles [Rahm Emanuel] is viewed as a coldly pragmatic, apolitical establishment operative. They accuse him of hostility to a host of their......
  • Tribune poll: Race for mayor not close

     
    Read all about it: [Rahm] Emanuel had 49 percent support to 19 percent for [Gery] Chico, the former Chicago Board of Education president. Braun fell to third with 10 percent, and City Clerk Miguel del Valle was at 8 percent,......