Internment camps for the immigrant children of today are the slave ships and plantations of yesterday.
“Is the Fraternal Order of Police talking about racial injustice? … . No. They don’t have anything to say about it.”
Among America’s 10 largest cities, Chicago is the only one that does not limit its mayor to two terms, Quinn said.
Qualifying for the ballot requires a sophisticated ground game that devours money and time.
The LGBT community represents an ever-expanding cadre of elected officials, corporate leaders and wealthy donors.
The danger is that candidates will be judged by their bottom lines, and how much personal wealth or how many special interests they can corral.
African-American voters were pivotal for Pritzker. Just think what the black vote could do for a black mayoral candidate.
Preckwinkle must set a tone that demands respect and equity for women and people of color, and supports rising, diverse leaders.
We have forgotten Washington’s pivotal lesson: That a city is far richer and stronger when all matter, when everyone participates.
The more of “us” are in, the more “we” split the vote.
J.B., you are the decisive Democratic nominee. Play your hand like a card shark, not a cuttlefish. Stand up and say that you don’t answer to Madigan.
Women “need to be at the table,” she told me recently over lunch. “Because we work better when we have more diverse voices.”