Nothing heralds the start of a new campaign season like the first candidate taking advantage of campaign finance loopholes.
Also, a 29-year-old political novice from Skokie is running for governor in 2018.
Also, former Mayor Daley is scheduled for deposition in January in a Jon Burge-related torture lawsuit.
Also, Ed “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak is indicted for allegedly not paying income taxes on money he earned from brokering tobacco settlements.
Also, Black Lives Matters Chicago wants to help pay for Joshua Beal’s funeral.
The state GOP has spent millions of dollars—and expended precious political capital—to counter Trump’s impact down the ballot.
Also, notorious Cubs fan Steve Bartman is still getting threats 13 years later.
Also, Rauner’s spending millions to defeat House Speaker Mike Madigan’s allies.
Also, a new poll shows Tammy Duckworth leading Senator Mark Kirk by 14 percent.
Also, a new list says Saint Louis and Springfield are more dangerous than Chicago, and Mayor Emanuel has an in with the Joffrey.
Also, state legislators are going to have to wait for their paychecks.
Also, Uptown residents are asking the mayor to shut down a tent city.
Also, warm spring predicted for Chicago area, and CPS announces $100 million in budget cuts after CTU rejects contract offer.
State reps Will Guzzardi and Pamela Reaves-Harris will join Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky to try to make sense of the state’s budget madness at the First Tuesdays show at the Hideout tomorrow at 6:30 PM.