The Week in Review: Race to March Primary Heats Up


On this week’s edition of "The Week in Review" with Joel Weisman: The race to the March primary is heating up as Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign blows into the Windy City and Donald Trump tweets a threat to the owners of the Cubs.

Anita Alvarez slams challenger Kim Foxx for using the shooting of Laquan McDonald in her television ad. A new poll puts Tammy Duckworth in a commanding lead with 52 percent over Andrea Zopp, who has 6 percent, while State Sen. Napoleon Harris trails with 4 percent. The race between rogue Democratic State Rep. Ken Dunkin and Juliana Stratton features record spending by Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan. A candidate for the next Chicago police superintendent emerges. And the Blackhawks hope to get their mojo back after rough losses.

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Guests:

Charles Thomas, ABC 7 News
David Greising, Reuters
Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times and ABC 7 News
Jim Litke, Associated Press

The conversation continues online as Joel Weisman and his guests take a closer look at the Republican race for president, the winners and loser of the last debate and whether GOP voters will turn out in November if Donald Trump wins the nomination.


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