Despite seizing polling momentum in recent months, the former United Nations ambassador’s campaign has been lacking significant manpower on the ground in primary states to ensure her supporters turn out to vote.
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Election season is officially underway as candidates begin filing. How retailers faired on Black Friday and Cyber Monday and what that means for the economy.
Retailers Cheer Increased Holiday Spending This Year as Legos, Hot Wheels and Barbies Likely Big Toy WinnersNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
Much of the country was back at work Monday after the long holiday weekend. But along with whatever else they were doing at their job, there’s a good chance they were doing something else ... shopping.
Bridgeport Residents Anticipate Return of the Ramova Theatre Courtesy of Star-Studded Ownership GroupNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
Earlier this month, it was announced that the theater was under new ownership, as Chicago’s Chance the Rapper and Jennifer Hudson partnered with Quincy Jones and developer Tyler Nevius as the Bridgeport theater’s new ownership group.
State Officials to Use $65M to Build Brighton Park Base Camp, Transform Little Village CVS into Migrant ShelterNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
While the shelters will be a part of the city’s shelter system, state funds will be used to build the facilities, operate the shelter and provide services, including conflict resolution. There are now nearly 12,800 migrants in city-run shelters, an all-time high.
In the run up to the March primary election, the spotlight for Chicago-area voters will focus on races for state’s attorney, circuit court clerk, a key seat in the Illinois House to represent the city’s Northwest Side and two Congressional contests.
Donald Trump Hints at Expanded Role for the Military Within the US. A Legacy Law Gives Him Few GuardrailsNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
Calling New York City and Chicago “crime dens,” the front-runner for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination told his audience, “The next time, I’m not waiting. One of the things I did was let them run it and we’re going to show how bad a job they do,” he said. “Well, we did that. We don’t have to wait any longer.”
Many organizations will look to make up the difference on GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, which started as a hashtag in 2012 and has grown into one of the biggest fundraising dates on the calendar.
Across the country, mayors, governors and others have been forceful advocates for newly arrived migrants seeking shelter and work permits. Their efforts and existing laws have exposed tensions among immigrants who have been in the country for years, even decades, and don’t have the same benefits.
With Public Health Systems Largely Leaving COVID-19 Vaccines to Regular Medical Avenues, Officials Say Outreach Is Still NeededNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
While the public health emergency is officially over, COVID-19 is still making people sick, and health officials say they’ve entered a new front.
COVID-19 Slows Former Ald. Ed Burke’s Corruption Trial For Second Time as Testimony Around Burger King Allegations ContinuesNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
Unlike last time when the landmark corruption case was put on hold for a week, proceedings continued briefly Monday before the parties broke until Tuesday.
Chicago Park District Outdoor Skating Rinks Open for the Season, With a New Twist for Gen Xers and BoomersNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
Outdoor skating rinks at five Chicago parks open Nov. 24, joining rinks at Maggie Daley Park and Millennium Park where skating is already underway.
Dec. 7 is the average date for the city to record its first 1-inch snowfall, according to the National Weather Service.
Ethics Board Urges Chicago City Council to Tighten Rules to Stop Campaign Cash Pleas to City EmployeesNov 27, 2023 0 Comments
The board’s ruling could also complicate efforts to hold public officials or candidates responsible for other kinds of violations, unless the City Council acts to change the law, sources told WTTW News.
Construction to Start Monday to Transform Vacant Brighton Park Lot Into ‘Winterized Base Camp’ for Migrants: Ald. RamirezNov 26, 2023 0 Comments
Ald. Julia Ramirez (12th Ward) said Mayor Brandon Johnson’s office informed her late Friday that work would begin Monday on the base camp over her objections and after the discovery of “toxic metals” on the site.
An exclusive one-on-one with U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel. We talk with Chicago’s former mayor about his new role, the conflict in Gaza and much more.
Monday morning marks the official beginning of the 2024 election cycle in Illinois, opening up the week-long period when candidates for local, state, congressional and judicial races are required to turn in the signatures they’ve spent the last two months collecting to get on the ballot.