The Week in Review: City Council Says Yes to Watered-Down Watchdog


Eddie Arruza and his guests discuss the week’s news.

President Barack Obama returns to Springfield, calling for an end to a "poisonous political climate."

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The Chicago City Council says yes to a watered-down watchdog. Aldermen stand up to the mayor on a cigarette tax. Some Aldermen give back TIF money to help bail out Chicago Public Schools. The downward spiral continues for Sears – is the end near for the once powerhouse retailer?

Boeing stock takes a nosedive on word of a Security and Exchange Commisison probe. And Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville storms out of postgame press conference over an overturned goal.

Panel

Tom Corfman, Crain's Chicago Business
Kerry Lester, the Daily Herald
Charles Thomas, ABC 7 News
Dan McGrath, Chicago Sun-Times

Hear more from our panel in an exclusive web-extra video. This week, Eddie Arruza and his guests ask, Who is the most beleaguered politician in the state, most like to suffer as the result of the state budget standoff?  


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