The Week in Review: Top Cop Seeks Help from AG Sessions
Winter storm Stella slams the city, marking a new March record for snow. Chicago’s top cop Eddie Johnson makes his case to Attorney General Jeff Sessions for federal help with gangs and guns. Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is trying a new approach to gun prosecutions by embedding prosecutors in Chicago police districts.
In state politics: The budget battle slogs on in Springfield and the stalemate is hitting both Gov. Bruce Rauner and Speaker Michael Madigan’s popularity with the pair in a statistical tie for rock-bottom approval ratings.
And in sports: Northwestern’s exciting first dance in the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
The conversation continues
In this week’s exclusive web-extra video, Joel Weisman and guests discuss President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts.
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