Posts tagged "minimum wage"

Eye on Hillary- Seven things to know about Hillary Clinton and Saturday night's Democratic Presidential debate in Iowa

I watch the Presidential Debates so you don’t have to.  With only little known Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Socialist U. S. Senator Bernie Sanders running against Hillary, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic Party nominee for President unless the Obama Administration’s Department of Justice indicts Hillary. –Indict Hillary? Such an indictment would allege Hillary’s... Read more »

Top Five things we know about Bruce Rauner after his first six days as Governor-Elect.

(revised slightly at noon on Tuesday, November 11, 2014) 5. Rauner knows how to put together a diverse, bi-partisan transition team: his 25 member team includes still popular, two term moderate Republican Governor Jim Edgar; Bill Daley, son of Mayor Richard J. and brother of Mayor Richard M., White House Chief of Staff to Obama,... Read more »

A virtual Quinn v. Rauner debate: Berkowitz w/ Kwame Raoul on the major IL Gov election issues (Cable and Web)

Jeff Berkowitz: … Texas and Florida[for example, have no state income tax]. State Sen. Kwame Raoul: Florida has crappy schools. Tonight’s Chicago Metro episode of Public Affairs features ten year State Senator Kwame Raoul, and the show is very relevant to next week’s IL Governor’s election. See below. The show with Senator Raoul airs tonight... Read more »

Rauner Watch, Part 1: Chicago Tribune, w/an assist from ABC-7 news, hijacks Rauner’s press conference, taking its cue from Quinn’s attack dog-- Paul Vallas

If you read this morning’s print version of the Chicago Tribune, on Page 4 you see the headline, “Rauner tries to link death to Quinn.” [The online version of the article is here, but the headline and other portions have been modified slightly from that of the print version] The article goes on to explain that... Read more »

Speaking at UChicago’s Institute of Politics, Senator Santorum still not on a path to the Presidency

[Video links added and edits made at 3:30 pm on Friday] Former two term, Republican U. S. Senator from Pennsylvania (1994-2006), Rick Santorum, spoke to approximately 120 people  (mostly University of Chicago students) last night in Hyde Park at the University of Chicago’s Quadrangle Club  on 57th St., just down the block from the Institute... Read more »

Watch Proft and Berkowitz on "What women really want and will Proft run for Governor again," cable and the web

To get answers to the vital questions of the day, below, please go here to watch radio personality and 2010 Republican Primary candidate for Governor Dan Proft interviewed on Public Affairs by show host Jeff Berkowitz on Feb. 23, 2013. What do women really want?   What do men really want?     Will the... 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 »