Posts tagged "Rahm Emanuel"

Ten key things to know about Rahm's appointment of Forrest Claypool to CPS CEO and the four amigos: Emanuel, Axelrod, Claypool and Obama. Watch Claypool on Web

So, TV show host Berkowitz asked Forrest Claypool in May, 2008… why his amigo, Barack Obama, couldn’t see fit to support reform over patronage, inefficency and corruption… 10. This reporter once said to Forrest Claypool in one of his five appearances on “Public Affairs,”  “You could be a Republican- you are such a believer in... Read more »

"Free to Choose," comes to Chicago's North Side: CPS likely to approve this morning Nobel Academy's expansion to a 900 student Uptown High School

Link to Video of Ald. Pawar on “Public Affairs,” added Wednesday at 10:45 am CPS CEO Ruiz to support today Charter School expansion to Uptown. According to a written report to the CPS board, Interim CPS CEO Jesse Ruiz (who recently stepped into his position from his CPS board seat to replace the “under investigation”... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »