ENTERED OFFICE: 2007, defeating incumbent Burton Natarus

PREVIOUS LIFE: Aide to house speaker Michael Madigan

GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Led fight against Daley’s plan to cram Children’s Museum into Grant Park

REWARD: Never-ending gratification of Gold Coast residents

PROSPECTS: After running unopposed for reelection, he sent money to other council candidates

RAINMAKING POWERS: Maybe not so good. His favorites lost.

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