Willie Wilson is coming out. The 2019 mayoral candidate is reaching out, that is, to Chicago’s LGBTQA community.
Vanita Gupta, former head of the civil rights division of the U.S. Justice Department, says lots of hard work is ahead to bring real policing reform.
Last week’s forum “The Great Displacement,” focused on Chicago’s “existential crisis” — the disinvestment that has pushed African Americans out.
Five women are running for mayor, and sexism was bound to emerge in a contest with a diverse cadre of accomplished, credible women candidates.
Women mayors, governors, and presidents can do much more. That’s the case for a woman president in 2020. How about a woman mayor in 2019?
There is a greater determination than ever, across the nation, to elect the first women president, thanks to Donald Trump and the Me-Too movement.
The battle to determine Illinois’ next attorney general is finally cutting to the chase.
In African American politics in Chicago, the debate over generational change has been brewing — for generations.
Swing voters and moderate Democrats will be looking for more than lollipops and cotton candy.
Rauner even accused Pritzker of “trying to buy the governorship.” Rauner would know.
The national conversation about Kavanaugh shows that men still hold the power. Men are believed. Women are scorned.
Chicago political prognosticators, instigators, spectators and voters are already besotted with the Feb. 26 mayoral election.
Progressives and their leaders must check the egos and recriminations and coalesce around one candidate.
The job requires unflinching political skills, keen public policy and management acumen, and broad community relationships in a hugely diverse city.