Posts tagged "Rahm Emanuel"

Who vetted Ponce's Emanuel-Garcia debate questions for Rahmster bias? Will WTTW apologize? Inquiring minds want to know.

Supplemented at 3:30 pm on Thursday, April 23, 2015. Sylvia Puente and Rosa Garcia complain to WTTW’s Community Advisory Board on Tuesday night:     Was Phil Ponce biased in his conduct of the Chicago Mayoral Debate/forum on March 31, 2015? Sylvia Puente, Executive Director of the Latino Policy Forum and Rosa Garcia (no relation... Read more »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel beats Commissioner Chuy Garcia by the expected margin

To the surprise of almost no one who is objective, Mayor  Rahm Emanuel was declared the winner by WGN-9  news  of the Chicago mayoral race about an hour after the polls closed tonight.  With 70% of the precincts in, he was winning by about 50,000 votes (out of 400,000), 56% to 44% over Cook County... Read more »

Will Ald. Graham lose her 29th Ward seat to arrogance, liquor, high crime rates and bad school options? Berkowitz w/ 29th Ward challenger Taliaferro, Cable and Web

Jeff Berkowitz: …Do you think the U. S. Attorney might say [to Ald. Graham] , [the liquor store owner] gave you a campaign contribution and then you decided to give them a liquor license, essentially, right? Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Chris Taliaferro, running for 29th Ward Alderman in the City... Read more »
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Better than the NCAA final four, Berkowitz w/ 36th Ward aldermanic candidate Aquino and 41st Ward aldermanic candidate Napolitano, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV].  The show features 36th Ward Aldermanic candidate  Omar Aquino debating and discussing the key ward and city-wide issues with show host Jeff Berkowitz in the first half of the show. Aquino... Read more »

Chuy edges out Rahm for a debate win tonight: Watch it on WFLD, Fox 32 tonight at 9 pm; Debate Analysis at 10 pm on Fox 32

The Chicago Mayor’s race, with 12 days left until the April 7, 2015 Mayor’s election is still Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s to lose. Rahm started out ahead, on February 24, with about a 12 point lead, 46 to 34. Rahm won the first debate, NBC-5′s,  10 days ago. But, Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia has perhaps... Read more »

Better than Chicago Tonight, Berkowitz with Ald. Suarez and Milly Santiago for 30 minutes. Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features separate segments with the two candidates in the 31st Ward aldermanic run-off election interviewed by show host Jeff Berkowitz: the 24 year incumbent and Vice-Mayor, Ray Suarez and the challenger, Milly Santiago. The show airs at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. You... Read more »
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Chew on this: Chuy Garcia stonewalls BGA's Andy Shaw; 4 questions that Shaw should have asked Chuy

Look Chuy…cut the crap and tell me where you are going to cut spending, raise taxes or issue bonds to cover the upcoming $2 billion City of Chicago  deficit? ***** –What Chicago wants to know from Chuy The BGA’s Andy Shaw got his crack at Chicago Mayor candidate and Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia on... Read more »

Berkowitz with Chicago's 43rd Ward aldermanic challenger Caroline Vickrey on crime, economic development and her opponent, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of “Public Affairs,” features Caroline Vickrey, the 43rd Ward Aldermanic challenger to  incumbent Michele Smith in Chicago. The show airs throughout the City of Chicago tonight at 8:30 pm and midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. The 43rd Ward, like many others in Chicago, has issues of economic development, crime,... Read more »

The top five reasons why Rahm Emanuel will be in a Chicago Mayoral run-off w/ Chuy Garcia on April 7, Watch and read

Turn out the lights, the party is over. With 81% of the precincts in, it is and will end: Rahm- 46% Chuy Garcia- 34% Willie Wilson- 10%   Fioretti/Walls- 10% The top five reasons why Rahm Emanuel will be in run-off w/ Chuy Garcia on April 7 5. The Chicago Teachers union is a powerful... Read more »
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Rahm/Chuy run-off; Wilson could have been a contender: Watch Berkowitz with Wilson showing you how, Cable and Web

Latest polls have Rahm at 48%, Chuy Garcia at 26% and Willie Wilson at 15% . Ald. Fioretti and Dock Walls never had a chance to win. Neither has any kind of  a base, or the requisite message or financial muscle to run a real campaign. But, by draining a collective 10% of the vote... Read more »