Bill Daley gets a major endorsement for mayor while hauling in big bucks. Carol Marin, Paris Schutz and Amanda Vinicky have details on that story and more in this week’s political roundtable.
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With Chicago’s municipal election two weeks away, early voting kicked off Monday in all 50 wards.
Chicago aldermen are caught up in some questionable or unscrupulous behavior, as the campaign for mayor gets down and dirty. Carol Marin, Paris Schutz and Amanda Vinicky have details in this week’s roundtable.
Embattled 14th Ward Ald. Ed Burke, clad in a top hat and overcoat, is seen in a video shared with Chicago Tonight handing out shoulder bags at a polling place during November’s general election.
Opponents of the $6 billion proposal are calling for more affordable housing units. “Affordable housing is a crisis throughout the entire city,” said Ald. James Cappleman, who is spearheading the opposition.
Shocking news from City Hall as the scandal touches the statehouse. Political reporters Carol Marin, Paris Schutz and Amanda Vinicky dive into the story in this week’s roundtable.
Susana Mendoza, one of 14 candidates running for Chicago mayor, releases her ethics plan as early voting is set to begin Tuesday.
Newly released documents shed light on recent FBI raids of Ald. Ed Burke’s City Hall office and the broader investigation surrounding the longtime 14th Ward alderman.
How do stunning new developments in an FBI corruption case impact the race for mayor? Political reporters Carol Marin and Paris Schutz dive into that story and more in this week’s roundtable.
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that 25th Ward Ald. Danny Solis secretly recorded Ald. Ed Burke on multiple occasions to assist an FBI investigation.
Sterling Bay calls the project a “once in a lifetime opportunity to transform a former industrial site into a vibrant river front community.” But at least one alderman says the deal amounts to an unprecedented public giveaway to a private developer.
Chicago’s Department of Aviation unveiled proposals Thursday from five architectural firms competing to design O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5-billion expansion project.
A $6 billion mixed-use development on the North Side is scheduled for a city vote next week, even though final plans have yet to be drawn up. Some aldermen and community groups are asking, “What’s the rush?”
Three groups file amicus briefs joining the original suit filed by Protect Our Parks, alleging it would be illegal for the Obama Foundation to go forward with the project in federally protected parkland.
From a childhood marked by privilege and tragedy to a life of business success and philanthropy, we bring you an original, in-depth look at the life of new Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
The Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” has spurred renewed scrutiny of the R&B star after years of reports of alleged sexual abuse of underage girls.
Defensive words from City Council members who have proposed a flurry of reforms in the wake of the Ald. Ed Burke scandal. Political reporters Carol Marin and Paris Schutz dive into that story and more in this week’s roundtable.
In the wake of federal corruption charges against Ald. Ed Burke, aldermen and mayoral candidates are laying out major ethics proposals that could radically change the business of City Council.
Embattled kicker Cody Parkey missed the 43-yard potential game-winning field goal, allowing the Philadelphia Eagles to escape with a 16-15 victory.
It took Ald. Ed Burke 50 years to build up an unprecedented level of power in City Council. It took only 24 hours for him to lose much of it.
Ald. Ricardo Munoz is facing domestic abuse charges, and the field of candidates for Chicago mayor is narrowing. Political reporters Paris Schutz and Amanda Vinicky have those stories and more in this week’s roundtable.