Strong language and graphic video evidence was used in the first public hearing of the January 6 Committee on Capitol Hill to illustrate how former President Donald Trump allegedly orchestrated the “attempted coup.”
Mayor Lori Lightfoot officially kicked off her re-election campaign saying that violence is her number one issue. Challengers are slamming her brash style and Chicago’s persistent and violent crime during her tenure.
Meanwhile, gun reforms pass in the House of Representatives, which may help stanch the flow of semi-automatic weapons. New polling shows Darren Bailey ahead of Richard Irvin in the GOP gubernatorial primary as the mayor of Aurora flip-flops on the Aurora Pride Parade permit.
Former Mayor Richard Daley has been hospitalized but is reportedly alert. And, the judge in Ald. Ed Burke’s corruption case rules that undercover recordings will be admitted as evidence as the case drags on into its third year.
Bill Cameron, 890 WLS News Chicago | @BillJCameron
Laura Washington, Chicago Tribune | ABC 7 Chicago | @MediaDervish @ABC7Chicago
Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times | @SunTimes @LynnSweet
Shia Kapos, Politico | @Politico @ShiaKapos
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