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  • Chicago Forward: Windy City White House

    Chicago Forward: Windy City White House
    Let's discuss Chicago's role in presidential politics, as well as the stakes and the issues facing all of us in the 2012 election. As the GOP convention gets underway in Florida, we're preparing to talk more with you and with leaders on both sides of the...
  • New Panelists join our presidential forum next week

    New Panelists join our presidential forum next week
    We've added new panelists to next week's Chicago Forward: Windy City White House, a panel discussion that examines Chicago's role in presidential politics. U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and nationally syndicated columnists Jonah Goldberg and Leonard Pitts Jr....
  • Windy City White House 2012

    Windy City White House 2012
    If reactions from the few hundred people in the audience at the Chicago Tribune's forum this week about the stakes of the 2012 presidential race were any guide, the election will pivot around how voters rank economic matters and social issues....
  • Blagojevich holdout explains vote

    Blagojevich holdout explains vote
    Battling stomach pains and fatigue, JoAnn Chiakulas would take the train into the city each morning knowing that her resolve was disappointing some people and infuriating others. But the 67-year-old grandmother said she also knew that as a juror in Rod...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 2

    Rezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 1

    Rezko rewind. Day 4 March 7, 2008; 4:38 a.m. The Tony Rezko corruption trial finally got down to the substance Thursday, with opening statements and the first witness testimony making it abundantly clear why this is likely to be an uncomfortable case...
  • U. of I. ends admissions clout

    Hoping to end a "sorry chapter" in University of Illinois' history, new board chair Christopher Kennedy and other trustees voted Thursday to eliminate all preferential admissions practices that led to a massive scandal at the state's most prestigious...
  • Former U. of I. leaders put much of blame for clout list on trustees

    Former presidents and chancellors of the University of Illinois are laying much of the blame for the current admissions scandal at the feet of trustees, calling for sweeping changes on the board and the way it is appointed. A letter from four former U....
  • Orion & Max

    Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong bring WGN Radio 720 listeners comprehensive news on current financial and agricultural trends. From up-to-the-minute market reports and coverage of trading action to agricultural developments at local, state, national and...
  • Milt Program Guide Dec 08

    MONDAY, DECEMBER 1ST REFLECTIONS ON INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM- OPEN LINE Tonight after the Northwestern basketball game, Milt will take your phone calls in response to a few articles recently written concerning the terrorist attack in Mumbai and, more...
  • Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been removed from office

    Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been removed from office
    The Illinois Senate voted to remove Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office Thursday, marking the first time in the state's long history of political corruption that a chief executive has been impeached and convicted. The 59-0 vote followed several hours of...
  • Obama sank the Titanic too, right?

     
    by Frank James Tony Blankley, Newt Gingrich's former press secretary, must know something we don't. In a column today in which he urges Sen. John McCain to unmask Sen. Barack Obama in tonight's final presidential debate, he insinuates that Obama's......