The long-running City Hall disputes over how to regulate the ride-hailing and home-renting businesses have been highly lucrative for lobbyists.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Chicago is a great city, but that greatness is not the present narrative.
Harold Washington ended the old political machine. But, most importantly, he symbolizes what Chicago can become.
The powerful Preckwinkle, who served as 4th Ward alderman from 1991 to 2010, is appearing for King throughout the ward.
The influence game at City Hall likely works more subtlety, which is all the more reason the mayor’s emails have proved to be of great interest.
‘I just want what’s best for my kids, which is a peaceful environment and continuity,’ Sandi Jackson tells Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed.
Money that was supposed to be used for charitable purposes instead illegally was spent on his daughter’s tuition and casino gambling, feds allege.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has filed for divorce from his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, records show.
He was “the mayor’s boy.”
Phillip B. Payne, the teen who mugged Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son, has been sentenced to bootcamp for other crimes.
Ald. Beale says he changed his mind about the signs after the mayor’s office brokered a compromise that dramatically reduced the number of signs.
Alex Medina was a skilled electrician and confidant of politicians who credit him with getting out the Little Village vote on Election Day.
“He was very helpful and he was very knowledgeable about the political Who’s Who–and Who’s Not — in town,” said Bob Shaw, a retired alderman .