Judges, pols and pals turned out in mass for Ald. Ed Burkes annual holiday fundraiser despite a federal raid of his office last week.

Here’s a look at political events scheduled for Wenesday Dec. 5.


  • 10 a.m. – CTU teachers, paraprofessionals and support staff at 15 charter schools run  to hold press conference and rally on second day of strike. Chicago Board of Education, 42 West Madison Street.
  • 10:30 a.m. – The Chicago Board of Education holds its December meeting at the Chicago Public Schools office, 42 W. Madison St.
  • Noon –  Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti chairs Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Rural Affairs Council quarterly meeting. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., 15th floor, Suite 15-200.


  • 11 a.m. EST — Funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral in D.C. Gov. Bruce Rauner will attend.

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