Posts tagged "Chicago politics"

Rahm Emanuel Wins Big in the Chicago Mayoral Race!

Rahm Emanuel Wins Big in the Chicago Mayoral Race!
Rahm Emanuel wins the Chicago mayoral race with 55% of the vote.  By 9pm Rahm gave his acceptance speech to a large crowd of supporters.  He thanked Mayor Daley for his service to the city of Chicago for two decades.  Rahm spoke with Daley who was on vacation in the Virgin Islands.  President Obama, his... Read more »

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?
  Today’s election for the Mayor of Chicago will change the politics in this city forever.  It is the first time in history that there is not an Irish American candidate running for office.  Chicago has had a long line of south side Irish Catholics, from Richard M Daley, Richard J. Daley and Jayne Byrne... Read more »

Good-Bye Mr. & Mrs. Daley: Richard not Running

Good-Bye Mr. & Mrs. Daley: Richard not Running
Maggie Daley It was announced a few hours ago that Mayor Richard Daley of Chicago would not be seeking re-election after being in office since 1989.  This comes at a time that his hopes for hosting the summer Olympic games were dashed, his wife, Maggie, is suffering from what many say is the last stage... Read more »
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Will Rod Blagojevich get a Reality Show?

A reality show for Rod? Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on just one charge yesterday after the jury remained hung on the other charges.  A new trial will ensue as the media circus continues here in Chicago and Blago maintains his innocence.  He has the charisma of a rock star, but is he guilty?  ... Read more »