U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez says the impeachment of President Donald Trump is imminent. Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden come to town, and all of them tap dance around the indictments in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe as Chicago native George Papadopoulos pleads guilty to lying to the FBI.
Rod Blagojevich appeals to the Supreme Court. Chicago security is stepped up in the wake of a truck attack Tuesday in New York City that kills eight. Sex abuse allegations shake up Springfield as Democratic state Sen. Ira Silverstein loses his leadership post. Conservative state Rep. Jeanne Ives is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner in the GOP primary.
Billionaire Joe Ricketts shuts down his hyperlocal websites DNAinfo after staff in New York vote to unionize.
And in sports, free agents Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis are likely leaving the Cubs.
The conversation continues in our web-extra video. This week, Weisman and guests discuss the Democratic slatemaking process and whether party endorsements matter anymore.
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