Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

Obama's Feb., 2007 Announcement for President, Cable (8:30 pm and midnight tonight in Chicago) and Web: What could have been?

Barack Obama:… I stand before you today to announce MY CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA… Look, I recognize that there is a certain presumptuousness in this…. Watch the Obama February, 2007 Announcement for President speech here: Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features then U. S. Senator Barack Obama’s... Read more »

Obama commits military to further involvement in Iraq as he tries to "Be careful getting out."

–President Obama commits 300 Military Advisers to fight ISIS in Iraq Facing an American public who has lost confidence in his ability to lead (54% disapprove of his leadership abroad) and not wanting to see Iraq fall “On his watch,” President Obama sought, in a press conference today (around noon CST), to get back in... Read more »

Speaking at UChicago’s Institute of Politics, Five Politico.com senior personnel predict it is President Hillary Clinton in 2016

Politico names Hillary the 2016 Democratic Party nominee for President Concluding a luncheon discussion on Tuesday of this week at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics (“IOP ”, headed by former Obama senior adviser David Axelrod) at Ida Noyes on 59th Street in Hyde Park, Roger Simon, Chief political columnist at Politico.com and currently... Read more »
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Better than the Super Bowl and Downton Abbey: Berkowitz w/Chicago Tribune Editorial Writer Kristen McQueary, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: …So, [the Chicago Tribune] went with political expediency over what you know in your heart is right. Kristen McQueary: No, no, no. We went with the best decision for the state…And, we said- vote yes on this [Pension] bill and then keep working toward a solution. Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban... Read more »

Better than former Obama senior political adviser David Axelrod with Gov. Chris Christie: Berkowitz w/UChicago Institute of Politics' Fellow Miguel Silva, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Miguel Silva, Fellow, Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago and Latin American political campaign consultant, FTI. The program airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21.     Silva debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz the important grouping of countries, economic growth... Read more »

Way better than the Chicago Bears and Sex and the City: Berkowitz w/ Novelist Hannah Pittard, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Hannah Pittard, novelist and DePaul University Visiting Assistant Professor in fiction ( in her 4th year on the DePaul Faculty).   The show with Pittard, whose second novel, “Reunion,” will hit the bookstores in the fall of 2014, airs throughout the City at 8:30 pm on Cable... Read more »
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Better than Florida State v. Auburn: Berkowitz v. University of Chicago's Axelrod and Edwards, Cable and Web

With big time, Democrat Superstar Axelrod at the helm of the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, can it really be balanced? Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban edition of “Public Affairs,” features Steve Edwards, former Chicago Public Radio program host and now Deputy Director, Programming, Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago.... Read more »

Better than Bears v. Packers: Berkowitz w/the Cook Political Report's Amy Walter, Web and Cable

Amy Walter: …Montana, West Virginia, South Dakota…Alaska, Louisiana and  Arkansas… Democratic held [but Red state seats], right?  Those are all up.  So, when you look at the numbers [in 2014-the Republicans say]: “Oh, I can get to six more U. S. Senate Seats, ” you just take every state that Mitt Romney carried… and keep... Read more »

19 shot in Chicago while Mayor Emanuel fiddles on DC roof? or in the White House?

While 19 people were shot (one fatally, and one a three year old boy) in his City last night, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in transit to the nation’s capitol, and Emanuel had planned to go on from DC to Jersey City, New Jersey this afternoon to raise money for Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who is... Read more »
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Better than President Obama on Trayvon Martin: Berkowitz with President Broy on Charter Schools, School Vouchers and saving Mayor Emanuel, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Andrew Broy, President of the Illinois Network of Charter Schools. The show  airs throughout the city at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV). What the debate and discussion by President Broy with show host Jeff Berkowitz demonstrates is the power of an idea [School Choice]... Read more »