Illinois House majority leader Greg Harris wraps up a historic career.
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New Report Shows a Reliable City Council for Daley
The City Council voted with Mayor Daley 82 percent of the time since 2007, according to a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Authored by political scientist and former alderman Dick Simpson, the report shows that seven aldermen voted with Mayor Daley 100 percent of the time since 2007: John Pope (10th […]
50 Aldermen/50 Artists
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
It Doesn’t Take Much to Be a Maverick
Alderman Tom Allen makes history by daring to question the mayor’s pet financing scheme in City Council chambers.
Alderman Ed “Polonius” Burke
Alderman Ed Burke offers great thoughts from great thinkers as the council spends millions to build condominiums.
The bad-news budget
The City Council passes Mayor Daley’s 2009 budget by a 49-1 vote.
Gee, how will they vote?
A look at the Plan Commission, which weighs the Children’s Museum proposal next week, suggests the move to Grant Park is a done deal.
Is This Man a Monster?
He killed his wife and daughter 13 years ago, but now the state says drugs have his mental condition under control. His new neighbors in Uptown aren’t so sure.