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Luis Gutierrez

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  • House of cards emerges in zoning-change game

    Like so many Chicagoans, Walter and Alice Sopala didn't like how their alderman let a real estate developer build a new condo building that placed their home in its shadows. And they really don't like it now that the developer—a donor to 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.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has made more than $420,000 on real estate deals

    U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has made more than $420,000 on real estate deals
    When U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez was looking to buy in the sizzling Bucktown real estate market, he teamed up with a developer and longtime political donor who sold him a plot of land and built him a new home. And when the congressman decided not to move...
  • Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way

    Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way
    A day after U.S. Sen. Barack Obama ascended to president-elect, Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he's "not interested" in appointing himself to fill Obama's seat, but did not expressly rule it out either. Blagojevich, who under state law has the power to pick a...
  • Testimony in federal corruption trial details Mayor Richard Daley's machine

    Testimony in federal corruption trial details Mayor Richard Daley's machine
    Mayor Richard Daley has often sought to portray himself as above involvement in machine-style politics, once declaring, "My political organization is myself." But testimony Monday in a federal corruption trial linked the mayor's brother William Daley and...
  • Richardson: Born negotiator

    Richardson: Born negotiator
    The seminal moment in Bill Richardson's life came shortly before he was born. His father, a headstrong American banker who worked and lived in Mexico City, told his pregnant wife in the fall of 1947 to pack for a brief trip across the U.S. border. So she...
  • Mayors on front line of the drug war

    Mayors on front line of the drug war
    If he was nervous, Salvador Vergara Cruz didn't act it. The mayor of this well-groomed town in central Mexico, Vergara traveled without bodyguards even after callers to his cellphone tried to extort $70,000 from him, and demanded that he play ball with...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Alderman Carothers Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

    Alderman Carothers Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges
    (WGN-AM) - 29th Ward Alderman Isaac Carothers, a staunch ally of Mayor Richard Daley, was indicted on charges he accepted about $40,000 in improvements to his residence as well as meals and tickets to sporting events in exchange for backing a major...
  • Sunday guest list: ‘Reliable Sources’ offers Dan Abrams of Mediaite.com, ESPN’s Michael Wilbon on LeBron James coverage

     
    On the Sunday morning talk circuit, “Reliable Sources” has a strong guest list. The CNN program, which starts at 11 a.m., will feature NBC News legal analyst Dan Abrams talking about founding the Mediaite.com website and offering his views...
  • Illinois' Rep. Luis Gutierrez knows about the Internet

     
    No Twitter but the Democrat pays someone to do his Facebook page....
  • Claypool: I'm not running for mayor

     
    Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool said Friday he will definitely not make a bid to succeed retiring Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Claypool, a former Daley chief of staff and Chicago Park District superintendent, is mounting an independent...