Daley 3 is the candidate of the big boys who run and own Chicago. Those big boys are terrified of losing power to progressives and people of color.
Last week’s dump of Joe Ricketts’ emails exposed a fertile fault line in the feud between the Ricketts family and Ald. Tom Tunney.
Will the political arm of the state’s largest LGBTQ civil rights group embrace one of their own? Or punt?
Reproductive rights is emerging as an issue in the mayoral race. Will women voters hold candidates’ feet to the fire?
U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is being shunned by his fellow Republicans over an interview in which he appeared to defend white nationalism.
Plenty of choices. Plenty of ways to split the base.
The Burke scandal could be enough to knock some mayoral aspirants out of their front-runner status. It could be enough to bury them.
Trade the iron hammer for a silky glove. Focus on policy, not personality. Show voters that the gentler sex can campaign with respect and integrity.
Some tote their creatures along to salve their physical and mental needs. Others are gaming the system to avoid the expense of shipping their pets.
Good government types argue the system is an assault on democracy, an evil tool to weed out candidates who will represent the people, rather than the
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?