Tag: gun control

Better than Chicago Tonight on Ferguson shooting: Berkowitz w/State Rep. Christian Mitchell on Violence and Education, Web and Cable

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features State Rep. Christian Mitchell (D- Bronzeville). The show airs throughout the city at 8:30 and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV). Rep. Mitchell debates and discusses with show host Jeff Berkowitz whether more needs to be done, and sooner rather than later, by the state legislature... Read more »

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 Monday night Football: Berkowitz w/ 11th Cong. District Republican Primary candidate Ian Bayne, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: You would repeal all of the federal gun control laws? Ian Bayne (R-Aurora, 11th CD Republican Primary Candidate):  Yes. Jeff Berkowitz: You would allow guns to be regulated, if at all, by the city or the state? Ian Bayne:  Yes. Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs, featuring 11th Cong. Dist. Republican... Read more »

Top 5 reasons why Robin Kelly will replace Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. in the 2nd CD

5. Kelly was blessed with a very weak field in the 2nd  CD Democratic Primary special election held today.  Although there were fifteen candidates in the Democratic Primary, only three had serious name recognition, organization,  a base and sufficient funds to run a credible race: African-American former State Rep. and 2010 Democratic candidate for State... Read more »

Better than tonight’s State of the Union Speech by Pres. Obama: Berkowitz w/2nd CD Democratic candidate Robin Kelly, Cable and Web

Tonight’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Robin Kelly, one of 16 Democratic Primary candidates running to replace former Cong. Jesse Jackson, Jr. in the 2nd Cong. District. The winner of the February 26, 2013 Democratic Primary will face the winner of the four-candidate Republican Primary in the special IL 2nd  Cong. District general election to be... 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 »

Berkowitz moderates an intelligent, lively debate between State Rep. Nekritz and her Republican challenger- Jonathan Greenberg: Cable/Web

Election special tonight: State Rep. Nekritz and Challenger Greenberg go toe to toe and chin to chin on State employee pension reform and the 2011 state income tax increase.    For more about the show and the Nekritz-Greenberg state rep. race, including a partial transcript of the “Public Affairs show w host Jeff Berkowitz,”  featuring... Read more »

Can Republican State Rep. Candidate Hamen beat eight year incumbent Democrat Rep. Nekritz?

This week’s suburban edition of Public Affairs features Richard Hamen, the Republican Party candidate in the 2010 57th state house district race. You can watch the show with Hamen here.  The show was taped on August 8, 2010. Show host Jeff Berkowitz debates and discusses with State Rep. Candidate Richard Hamen (R-Prospect Heights, 57th District) a variety of state legislative public policy and... Read more »