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  • Time to go on the record! Fill out the Change of Subject prediction survey for 2011

     
    What will happen in the Chicago mayor's race? What's the outlook in court for Rod Blagojevich and Drew Peterson? Will we get a state income tax hike and casinos in Chicago? What will 2011 hold for health-insurance reform, gay marriage......
  • Moseley Braun, Davis not dropping out of mayor's race despite Jackson's plea

     
    Posted by John Chase at 1:57 p.m. Rev. Jesse Jackson brokered a meeting last night to try to settle on a single major African-American candidate for the Chicago mayor's contest, but neither former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun nor U.S. Rep.......
  • Danny Davis drops out, endorses Carol Moseley Braun in mayor's race

     
    Posted by John Chase at 6:36 p.m.; last updated at 7:38 p.m. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis ended his bid for Chicago mayor tonight, endorsing former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun. Davis said he is endorsing Braun in the name of......
  • Moseley Braun tours Meeks' church in show of African-American unity in Chicago mayoral contest

     
    Posted by Cynthia Dizikes at 12:52 p.m. Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun toured South Side churches today as she seeks to consolidate support after emerging this weekend as the consensus African-American candidate for Chicago mayor. Speaking to a...
  • Chicago Forward: Education (Coming Sept. 13)

    Chicago Forward: Education (Coming Sept. 13)
    Our Sept. 13 public affairs forum, Chicago Forward: Education, is just around the corner. Dedicated members of Trib Nation will recall we hosted one of these forums a year ago, and I'll include a link to that forum in this post. This year's Chicago...
  • WGN-TV To Host Televised Mayoral Debate Jan. 27 at WGN-TV Studios with Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago

    WGN-TV To Host Televised Mayoral Debate Jan. 27 at WGN-TV Studios with Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago
    WGN-TV, with the Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago, will be hosting a live broadcast of a major mayoral debate from its north side studio, Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 7 p.m. Confirmed participants are candidates (in alphabetical order) Gery...
  • 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...
  • State lawmaker charged with bribery cruises to primary victory

    State lawmaker charged with bribery cruises to primary victory
    A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs. Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
  • Sen. James Meeks won't run for re-election

    Sen. James Meeks won't run for re-election
    State Sen. James Meeks, the pastor of a large South Side congregation and a strong voice for education, has decided not to run for re-election, a spokeswoman confirmed Thursday. Meeks, 55, the senior pastor at Salem Baptist Church, plans to finish the...
  • Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1

    Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1
    On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect. Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include: - Toll hike - Electronics...
  • Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been removed from office

    Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been removed from office
    Sweeping aside six years of scandal and crippling political infighting with a historic impeachment vote, the state Senate on Thursday ousted one governor for abusing his power and anointed another who built his political career around having no power at...
  • Jackson eclipsed in the age of Obama

    Jackson eclipsed in the age  of Obama
    In this periodic series, the Tribune examines the nation’s enduring struggles over race. For most of Jesse Jackson's life, his trademark declaration — "I am somebody!" — has been self-evident. But not so much anymore. The rise of...