In this week’s edition of Spotlight Politics:
Ald. Ray Lopez drops out of the mayoral race, but not before launching another stinging attack on incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Campaign donations from collapsed crypto trading platform FTX leave mayoral candidate and U.S. Rep. Jesús “Chuy” García with some questions to answer.
Democratic state Sen. Michael Hastings wins a narrow re-election race despite allegations of domestic violence.
And indicted longtime Ald. Carrie Austin (34th Ward) says she will resign — but not until one day after the February election.
Paris Schutz, Heather Cherone and Amanda Vinicky take on those stories and more. m of Amanda Vinicky, Paris Schutz and Heather Cherone takes on those stories and more.