Quinn, Hynes, Dillard, and Brady are still in limbo, but there were some winners and losers last night.
Voter turnout is low today, and the candidates didn’t do much to improve it.
Toni Preckwinkle is getting help for her campaign from the kind of people who tend to back winners.
Even Greg Hinz is perplexed.
Why is Todd Stroger moving his campaign cash into CDs?
In the run-up to February’s primaries, Mick Dumke and Ben Joravsky take a look at the races that could have the most impact on your life.
Which Dem candidate for county board president is most likely to take on Mayor Daley?
Candidates for Cook County board president, sheriff, and U.S. Senate make pitches to a Muslim group on West Devon—and rip on their opponents who didn’t show up.
In skipping a candidates’ forum, Todd Stroger confirms that he’s lost the ability to lead the county—if he ever had it.
Three weeks ago, Deanna Isaacs reported on Todd Stroger’s desire for a Cook County Film and Entertainment Commission; at the time, the ordinance was on its 13th draft, but there weren’t any estimates of what it would cost. Crain’s reports it would cost $250k, and the idea isn’t going over well with some Cook County […]
Marina owner Mike Olsen has reason to fear the city will force him out of business to the benefit of his competition.
Cook County Board president Todd Stroger wants to set up a Cook County Film and Entertainment Commission.
According to WBEZ, Terry O’Brien, president of the Water Reclamation District, will run for Cook County Board president. Mick Dumke praises O’Brien for going Superfund on the water rec’s old reputation as a patronage dump, but wonders if O’Brien should crack down on commissioners who put tens of thousands of miles on perk cars for […]
The CTA says employees can no longer drive on our dime if it’s not work-related. Who’s next?
The race for Cook County Board president is starting to look like another free-for-all.