Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: 10/19


On this edition of Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Phil Ponce, supporters of President Obama breathe a little easier after the second presidential debate. Hotly contested Illinois congressional races continue to draw national attention. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. faces new allegations. Toni Preckwinkle’s new county budget includes new taxes for cigarettes and guns. And in sports, the Bulls finally win a preseason game without Derrick Rose, and the Bears head into the Lions’ den.

Guests:
- Kerry Lester, Daily Herald
- Mick Dumke, Chicago Reader
- Natasha Korecki, Chicago Sun-Times
- Mike Mulligan, 670 The Score & Chicago Tribune

Thanks to our sponsors:

View all sponsors

Watch our panel's web-exclusive conversation in Web Extra: The Week in Review: 10/19.

Here is a roundup of Chicago Tonight‘s web stories from this week:

Monday, October 15:
- Jesse Jackson Jr. Under Investigation?
- Chicago Public Schools Shake-Up
- Kinky Boots Playwright Harvey Fierstein
- Northwestern Athletics
- SuperAgers
- Viewer Mail: Absentee Aldermen

Tuesday, October 16:
- More Potential Burge Victims Want Justice
- Presidential Town Hall Debate Preview
- Common Core
- Scientific Chicago with Neil Shubin
- The Onion Takes on History of the World in New Book
- Ask Geoffrey

Wednesday, October 17:
- The Road to Victory: What Comes Next in the Presidential Race?
- Mansoor Ali Khan: A Foreign Perspective
- Meet the Dream Team
- Concert of Unity from the Pope's Maestro
- Touch Technology

Thursday, October 18:
- Web Extra: Post-Forum Press Conference
- 8th District Congressional Forum: Live Stream & Live Web Chat
- 8th District Cheat Sheet
- New Gambling, Bullet Taxes in Cook County Budget
- Viewer Mail: Chicago Public Schools Shake-Up

Friday, October 19:
- Weekend Events Around Town: 10/19-10/21
- Web Extra: The Week in Review

Thanks to our sponsors:

View all sponsors

Thanks to our sponsors:

View all sponsors

randomness