Posts tagged "Cong. Jesse Jackson"

Better than Chicago Tonight's panel of CPS Board Member Zopp, et al: Berkowitz w/Bishop Davis on Gay Marriage and real School Choice, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features Bishop Lance Davis of the Zion Covenant Church in south suburban Dalton (Zion Covenant is also in Chatham, Harvey and has a feeding ministry  in West Africa). Bishop Davis is also a leader in the African-American Clergy Coalition (composed of about 45 African-American... Read more »

Better than March Madness: Berkowitz w/eclectic and eccentric 2nd CD R nominee Paul McKinley, web and cable

Paul McKinley [2nd Cong. District Republican nominee to replace Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr.]: [The choice] is between Rahm Caligulus Emanuel and the King of New York [Mayor Bloomberg] because she [2nd Cong. District Democratic Party nominee Robin Kelly] is a flunky for them… I am running against a [a machine]. .. ************************************* Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public... Read more »

Better than Berkowitz w/Robin Kelly: Berkowitz w/2nd CD Republican nominee McKinley, Web and Cable

Paul McKinley [2nd Cong. District Repubican nominee]: ... the children that are getting killed in Chicago are [the direct responsibility of] the people that’s in charge: Speaker Mike Madigan, Governor [Quinn] and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. ************************************* Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, the only weekly, 30 minute, serious, one on one political economy interview... Read more »

More important than Preckwinkle's endorsement in 2nd CD Democratic Primary: Berkowitz w/Dem 2nd CD Candidate Rev. Anthony Williams and Republican 2nd CD candidate McAllister, cable and web

Revised and supplemented on Tuesday, 7:15 pm.  A big deal that Preckwinkle endorsed 2nd CD candidate State Senator Toi Hutchinson yesterday? Of course not, nobody cares much about what  Preckwinkle thinks about the 2nd CD. Why should they? As if Preckwinkle would know anything about the 2nd Congressional District or the issues important to that... Read more »

And then there were six: Sen.Trotter trots out of the 2nd CD race.

With State Sen. Donne Trotter backing out yesterday of the 2nd CD race to replace the “purportedly bi-polar,” ethically, marriage vows and legally challenged Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Third Airport), that leaves six major 2nd CD candidates in the Democratic  Primary (based on Money, Organization, Message, Political History and Base)– listed below in rough order... Read more »

Better than Modern Family: Berkowitz w/ 2nd CD Dem Candidate Rev. Pickens on jobs, education and Sen. Trotter's arrest- Cable and Web

Can the 2nd Cong. District become a developed country now that Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr., who was obsessed for almost two decades with building a third airport on the far south side,  has left Congress?   Should kids in failing public schools in the 2nd CD get a shot at life,  not being shot  and... Read more »

Public Affairs-Blagojevich marathon on Cable and internet-- can Rod avoid more prison time?

Today’s Blago-Public Affairs marathon    Today’s Public Affairs-Rod Blagojevich marathon features four consecutive episodes of the TV show, “Public Affair with Jeff Berkowitz,” focusing on the federal Chicago retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich,  54.  The case went to the jury (eleven women – including three minority jurors and one man) last Friday. The  jurors, after... Read more »

Jackson's testimony this morning in Blagojevich trial not a game changer

December 8, 2009 Blago-Jackson meeting testimony helps Rod   Cong. Jackson testified this morning at the Blagojevich retrial that he met with Gov. Rod Blagojevich on December 8, 2009, the day before Rod was arrested, for 75 to 90 minutes in the Governor’s office at the Thompson Center in the Chicago Loop. Jackson said the... Read more »

Off and running for Mayor of Chicago: The top ten candidates to replace Daley in 2011.

The top ten candidates likely to run and win the race for Mayor of Chicago in 2011 are listed below. None of these individuals has said he will run, but they all are likely to give the race careful consideration now that Mayor Richard M. Daley has indicated he will not run for re-election.  These ten... Read more »

Watch Berkowitz and Proft discuss the Blago Trial, Jackson, Brady, Quinn, Kirk, Giannoulias and more

Jeff Berkowitz: Do you know why they didn’t make that case? Dan Proft: No, I don’t know why [Cong. Jesse] Jackson wasn’t arrested. The problem I have– ***************************** Dan Proft: …What voters are looking at–how about my household budget? That’s what I’m worried about… I’m worried about my household budget, so speak to me about... Read more »