Tag: Cong. Jackson

Better than President Obama on "Public Affairs": Berkowitz w/2nd CD Dem Primary candidate Patrick Brutus, Cable and Web

Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Patrick Brutus, one of 16 Democratic Primary candidates running to replace former Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. in the 2nd Cong. District.   The 2nd CD  includes a portion of the south side of Chicago, stretches through various far south side suburbs, e.g., Flossmoor and Crete and out to Steger... Read more »

Can the IL 2nd Cong. District front-runner Democratic Party Primary Candidates run but not hide?

We are gearing up now for coverage of the February 26, 2013 Special Election Democratic and Republican Party primaries to replace Junior in the IL 2nd Cong. District.  Isn’t it about time the 2nd CD had a real U. S. Representative– I mean really, Gus Savage, Mel Reynolds, Jesse Jackson, Jr.? What were the voters... Read more »

Better than partying on New Year's Eve: Berkowitz with 2nd CD candidate Rev. Pickens, Cable and Web

Rev. Larry Pickens (D-Calumet Heights, 2nd CD): I think [school vouchers-school choice] needs to be part of the discussion… *********************************** Rev. Pickens: [I  want to tell the voters that] I am a lawyer who understands law making but I am also a pastor who is able to respond to needs in a specific way… ****************************************************... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel and Jesse Jackson, Jr. pull Blagojevich's fat out of the fire by testifying?

As almost every mainstream media member (MSM) is now reporting, reliable sources indicate that Defendant Rod Blagojevich will call Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr.(D-2nd Cong. Dist., Chicago) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D- Lakeview) to take the stand  on Wednesday to anchor Blago’s defense of the federal public corruption charges for which the former Governor was arrested... Read more »

President Obama brings Blagojevich trial connections home as the jury deliberations continue. Ghosts of Christmas past?

Chicago is President Obama’s adopted hometown.  He might have woken up on Thursday morning singing, “It is my kind of town.”  It has been very, very, very good to him.   Mr. Obama moved to Chicago twenty-eight years ago, after graduating from Columbia University.  He learned his politics as a community organizer, a young civil rights... Read more »