Also, Obama returns to Chicago Tuesday for Emanuel climate change meeting.
Also, Toni Preckwinkle vows to play hardball against challengers.
Also, Chicago’s homicide count has surpassed 600 for the second year in a row.
Beneath the Democratic party’s call for unity, discord reigns.
In classic Chicago tradition, Rahm Emanuel appoints Deb Mell to replace her father in the City Council.
How the Democrats let Derrick Smith shoot them in the foot
Did you vote in today’s aldermanic runoffs? Do you care? The city guesses most people don’t. (Sun-Times) Two supervisors were fired, and the county will pay more than $18,000 to install cameras, after last summer’s teen sex romp at a forest preserve pool. (Sun-Times) The Cubs had their lowest attendance in nine years yesterday. It’s […]
New Cook County president has accomplished much, but finds little joy in the job
She wouldn’t give herself a grade, but County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is pleased with the results of her administration’s 100-day report card.
With Todd Stroger gone, where to look for the latest eyebrow-raising fiscal gamesmanship in Cook County? Look no further than Maria Pappas, the county treasurer who was once mentioned as a possible mayoral candidate.
CBS2 and the Better Government Association have taken Pappas to task for a series of creative employment arrangements that include having her former housekeeper and a $95,883-a-year driver-cum-project leader on staff.
A comprehensive look at who’s not running.
With everyone’s favorite punching bag out of the way, a look at the problems facing any new Cook County Board president
How to interpret the inspector general’s sample audit of the Central Loop honeypot
Ward by ward voting numbers show the dominance of Toni Preckwinkle’s Democratic primary win for Cook County Board president.
A roundup of the 2010 Illinois primaries.