Joel Weisman and his panel discuss the week’s top stories: A Cook County judge orders the city to release a controversial police shooting video. Former NFL linebacker and state senator Napoleon Harris enters the Democratic U.S. Senate primary race. Gov. Bruce Rauner blocks Syrian refugees while Chicago's City Council puts out the welcome mat.
Also, Outgoing City Council Inspector General Faisal Kahn closes his office, handing over reams of records to the FBI; and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois premiums jump more than 17 percent. In sports, the suddenly explosive Bears go for three in a row.
This week, Joel Weisman and his guests continue the conversation online with a discussion about the City Council inspector general leaving office. As Faisal Kahn left his post, he bestowed criticism on the mayor and alderman, and gave reams of documents to the FBI.