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  • Rawlings-Blake in a walk? Don't be so sure

    Rawlings-Blake in a walk? Don't be so sure
    The Sun poll of the mayor's race shows the incumbent, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, with a commanding lead. This should not come as a total surprise — she has tremendous name recognition, she has won citywide before, and she has raised far more money than her rivals. She faces several strong challengers, but she has well more support than all of them put together. With just over two weeks to go before the Democratic primary, it would be understandable for city residents — both those who support her and those who don't — to figure that the outcome is a foregone conclusion and that there is no point in voting. That would be a mistake. Here's why.
  • Gov. Pat Quinn's ultimate Democratic stunt

    Gov. Pat Quinn has now perpetrated the ultimate Democratic stunt. No, he is not moving into Cabrini Green like former Gov. Jane Byrne did all those years ago. Instead, the governor who says that he has created thousands of jobs and trimmed the budget --...

    A Chicago interchange vs. a park

    Former Mayor Jane Byrne gets an interchange named after her, and Maggie Daley gets a 20-acre park.  Hmmm. -- Elaine Galvin, Frankfort 

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne
    Former Mayor Jane Byrne made a rare public appearance Friday as Chicago’s main confluence of major highways was renamed in her honor, a nod to her status as the only female ever elected to the city’s top political post. The Circle...

    Circle Interchange to be renamed for Jane Byrne today

    Circle Interchange to be renamed for Jane Byrne today
    Jane Byrne will get the first of two planned dedications today as Gov. Pat Quinn officially names the Circle Interchange in honor of Chicago's only female mayor. Quinn is scheduled to appear at a 2:30 p.m. ceremony at Harrison and Desplaines streets for...