Joel Weisman and his panel of guests discuss the guilty plea of Dennis Hastert in a mysterious hush-money case, reports of a federal investigation surrounding Cook County Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, the mayor's budget that sailed through City Council, and other top stories of the week.

Dorothy Brown

Cook County Court Clerk Dorothy Brown joins "Chicago Tonight" to discuss losing her endorsement from the county's Democratic Party and an apparent federal investigation into her office. 

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown

Cook County Democratic Party officials have voted to withdraw their support of Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown after reports surfaced that FBI agents seized her cellphone as part of a federal investigation. 

Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown

Cook County Democrats will soon decide whether or not to withdraw their support of embattled Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown, who is reportedly under federal investigation, along with husband Benton Cook, for an alleged sweetheart land deal involving a longtime campaign contributor. 

We continue our discussion with the two candidates vying for the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County position in our web-exclusive video.

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