Posts Tagged “politics”

Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke

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Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke

Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke Newly elected Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has used the troubles of Alderman Ed Burke to bolster her image as a “reformer” and pandered to the hedonic character of the mainstream news media demanding that he resign. But in America, the mob doesn’t rule, the Rule of…

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2nd candidate enters race to challenge Dan Lipinski for Congress

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2nd candidate enters race to challenge Dan Lipinski for Congress

2nd candidate enters race to challenge Dan Lipinski for Congress Rush Darwish, Community Organizer and Small Businessman, Announces Candidacy for U.S. Congress Illinois District 3. Darwish is the 2nd candidate to announce he will challenge incumbent Congressman Dan Lipinski who has held the office since 2005. His announcement follows the announcement of former Lipinski rival…

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Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan

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Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan

Governor Pritzker needs a reboot on his tax plan Is Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker anti-women, or does he just not care about empowering women in politics? His faulty drive to replace the Flat Income Tax with the Graduated Income Tax is driven by a male arrogance and a shortsighted political strategy that spells loser across…

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Former Chicago City Hall reporter hosts politics podcast

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Former Chicago City Hall reporter hosts politics podcast

Former Chicago City Hall reporter hosts politics podcast Ray Hanania, a former Chicago City Hall reporter, and political columnist during the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, has launched a new podcast available for free on most podcat systems. Called “Ray Hanania on Politics,” the podcast is recorded several times each week and addresses mainstream American politics…

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too With all the usual issues being skirted and glossed over in the Chicago Mayoral election, voters should take notice of the undercurrent of issues on the sidelines that have as much impact on their lives as the rest. Conspiracies are a part of Chicago politics, so…

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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment Longtime Chicago Alderman Ed Burke deserves the benefit of the doubt. He’s been in office more than 40 years and despite some political controversies has never had any legal issues, until now. Yet despite the Federal indictment, Burke is innocent until proven guilty and he deserves to continue his service…

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