Dating back to 1973, here are the disgraced ‘aldercrooks’ who’ve given Chicago politics a notorious reputation.
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Voters support rent control, but a state ban would have to be lifted first. Is there a way forward with a new governor and a new mayor?
“It’s a social shaming technique and it’s very unfortunately using public information to get under people’s skin to try to get them to vote.”
Jessica Gutierrez, 31, portrays Reboyras as a machine politician who was too close to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
The 22nd Ward will have new representation for the first time in 25 years — the next alderman will face challenges in community safety, public health.
Ald. Ray Lopez says the ward has been “written off by Chicago politics at large.”
Bill Daley ran the unsuccessful presidential campaign for former Vice President Al Gore, who then went on to become a prominent environmentalist.
Portillo’s will be looking to bring 150 jobs with the new restaurant opening this year, with hiring to begin this summer.
The day the 49ers won the Super Bowl in 1985 and President Ronald Reagan was inaugurated for his second term, Chicago had its coldest day on record.
Voters can begin early voting only at the Loop Super Site at 175 W. Washington St. on Tuesday, and at sites in all 50 wards on Feb. 11.
A hearing officer recommended Friday evening that Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown be thrown off the mayoral ballot.
Most candidates who issued statements disagreed with the ruling; former CPD Supt. Garry McCarthy, however, said: “I respect the system and verdict.”
On Wednesday, topics included plans on allocating resources in CPS, covering the city’s pension debt and cleaning up corruption in the City Council.
Trump administration rules that would allow more employers to opt out of birth control coverage were blocked for 13 states including Illinois.