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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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  • From the White House to the Windy City

    From the White House to the Windy City
    Rahm Emanuel officially announced Saturday what everyone has known since he quit his job as White House chief of staff, hugged President Barack Obama and returned to Chicago: He's in. To the surprise of no one, Emanuel, who has long talked about his...
  • The Swamp, by Frank James

     
    by Mark Silva Today is Frank James' last day here. For any understanding of how much we will miss him, you must know how much he has done for us - both at the Chicago Tribune and Tribune's D.C. bureau......
  • Young Barack Obama: 'Politics matters'

     
    by Mark Silva A newly rediscovered 1993 interview with President Barack Obama shows that the young Democrat in Chicago had a budding interest in elective office and an awareness of the media's importance in achieving political goals. "The recently...
  • Arguing in our spare time

     
    Dennis Bryne responds to this post: Whether or not Oberweis should have moved up wasn't about race. But it is about Turner. We're having this discussion precisely because Turner is African-American, which Oberweis is not. The (racist) assumption is that.....
  • Blagojevich trial transcripts for Monday, plain text version

     
    Plain text versions of the transcripts for the surveillance tapes played today, the first day of the defense case. In the order they were recorded: DATE: 11/11/2008 SPEAKERS: ROBERT BLAGOJEVICH BABU PATEL R. BLAGOJEVICH Let me, can I say this,......
  • Illinois Political Blunders

    Face it, we live in a state that's had it's fair share of political blunders.  From dumb quotes, to sex club escapades, to bulldozing airports without the public's consent, the guys and gals of Illinois politics have done it all.  We need your help in...
  • Hyde Park: Grand buildings, grander sense of community

    Hyde Park: Grand buildings, grander sense of community
    These days, it seems the South Side neighborhood of Hyde Park has been put on the map as the stomping grounds of President-elect Barack Obama. There are walking tours that show off his favorite restaurants and coffee shops, magazine and newspaper...
  • Chicago food

    Chicago food
    With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities: Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
  • Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

    Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat
    The idea of Oprah Winfrey as a U.S. senator may seem far-fetched to many — among them Rod Blagojevich's one-time chief of staff John Harris. The former governor, however, was quite serious when he threw out the talk show host's name as a...