Shonda Rhimes (left) and “Scandal” star Kerry Washington discuss their series.
Chicago native Shonda Rhimes, who grew up in Park Forest South (now University Park), has been tapped by President Obama for a board membership at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
Golden Globe winner Rhimes — also a three-time Emmy nominee — is the woman behind such hit TV series as “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” and “Scandal,’ the D.C.-set drama series starring Kerry Washington as a political crisis management pro. That Olivia Pope character is partially based on ex-George W. Bush aide Judy Smith, a co-executive producer on “Scandal.”
Federal pandemic relief funding has papered over long-standing issues, but that money is set to run out in two years.
A letter from Democrats to President Biden calls for holding the 2024 convention in the Midwest to bolster the ‘blue wall’ states that reliably cast votes for the party’s ticket.
COPA is investigating how the officers handled guns seized on the street. The officers were stripped of their police powers last week, according to a police spokesperson.
The attempts to hobble the Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission, which has uncovered case after case of credible allegations of torture and has hundreds of cases still to investigate, should stop.
“Embiid has it wrapped up this year, in my opinion,” LaVine said during the Bulls’ shootaround Wednesday.