Despite being convicted on bribery and tax charges, Ike Carothers says he never sold out his community—and now he wants to represent it on the Cook County board.
Rahm puts more pieces of the city on the auction block
While laying off teachers and city workers, Mayor Emanuel has more privatization deals on the way.
Danny Solis (25th Ward)
Best Politician We’d Like to Resurrect
1990s Helen Shiller (46th)
Best Politician Guided by a What-the-Fuck-Do-I-Have-to-Lose Attitude
Painting the picture of an efficient operation
The race to bring Cook County court records into the modern world
Rhymefest Says No to a Recount
The 20th Ward won’t get a rapper representative.
Rahm’s Runoff Quiz
Want Emanuel’s blessing for alderman? A few questions first.
Letters and Comments, February 24, 2011
Alderphobia Re: “Aldermania! The Cirque de Silly is back in town,” by Ben Joravsky, February 17 When will the people of Chicago realize how irrelevant aldermen have become in this day and age? The only reason the system is still there is because people attribute too much importance to it. Every time I talk to […]
The Cirque de Silly is back in town.
Aldermanic Candidate Che “Rhymefest” Smith on The Interview Show
Che “Rhymefest” Smith, rapper and Chicago aldermanic candidate, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, to discuss his campaign, his message and his past. Segments from the interview, along with a meeting with legendary 53rd Ward alderman Ed Bus, are below. Next Interview Show is Friday, Dec. 3, at The […]
Political Rapper Gets More Literal About It
Rhymefest throws his hat into the ring in the 20th Ward.
Outspoken Fioretti Can’t Speak for a Few Days
Alderman Bob Fioretti is losing his voice for a few days, but you can still hear him on YouTube.