Posts tagged "Speaker Mike Madigan"

Watch IL AG Dem candidate Aaron Goldstein argue to Berkowitz in favor of putting banksters in jail, Cable & Web

Berkowitz: Do the big banks here in IL need to be investigated? Goldstein: Certainly… they got away with tons of crimes and they were never sent to jail, they were never indicted… ******** Aaron Goldstein: … AG Lisa Madigan was very cautious… on big issues…on big banks, corporations, corruption and criminal justice reform– she was ... Read more »

Watch WVON's Charles Thomas w/Berkowitz on Speaker Madigan's plantation & JB Pritzker's endorsement by racists: Cable & Web

Charles Thomas: Speaker Mike Madigan was the “Master” and he had these black overseers that kept all the “Darkies” in line. Charles Thomas: I said to JB Pritzker, “You know the Building Trades Council [who Pritzker had just told us endorsed him] hires all the people who work on the construction sites, and they don’t... Read more »

Better than NYT on Donald Trump's dating style: Berkowitz w/plaintiff's trial lawyer Belcher on Gov. Rauner's proposed Workers Comp. Reform, Cable/Web

Matt Belcher: What [Republican House Leader Durkin] wants to do is to say that anybody who is middle aged or has any sort of pre-existing degenerative condition no longer gets workers’ compensation. What’s next on Public Affairs? Berkowitz mediating a discussion and resolution of the workers comp. reform issue between Gov. Rauner and Speaker Madigan?... Read more »
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Does State’s Attorney Alvarez have a righteous defense for her 400 day delay in teen McDonald shooting? We ask, you decide.

–A charging foul? State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez: (Defending the more than 400 days it took for her to indict police officer Van Dyke in the Laquan McDonald shooting): Neither one of my opponents has [experience in police officer involved shootings]…These cases are more complex…It takes more time and it should take more time because you... Read more »

Gov. Rauner’s pension reform proposal, President Cullerton’s response, the IL Constitution and liberal bias at WTTW, WGN and Chicago Tribune reporting

Link to NBC-5 News Mary Ann Ahearn’s excellent written and video report and Rich Miller’s excellent back story added, below, at 2:40 pm today. Looking at all the comments of President Cullerton and Governor Rauner, it appears that Arruza’s, Lisnek’s and Pearson’s reports of the demise of Rauner’s pension reform proposal, like the reports of... Read more »

AG Lisa Madigan and Speaker Madigan do a political tag team on Gov. Rauner and Comptroller Munger: State Shutdown in Circuit Court

Revised at 7:55 am on Wednesday The loving father [Speaker Mike] loves his daughter [AG Madigan], and she him– nothing wrong with that. –It’s about politics? When someone tells you it is not about the money– it’s about the money.  Similarly, when Deputy Solicitor General for the State of Illinois, Brett Legner, on behalf of... Read more »
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Better than Paul Lisnek with Lisa Madigan: Watch Berkowitz w/ IL Attorney General candidate Paul Schimpf

This afternoon’s episode of Public Affairs airs at noon on Cable Ch. 6 [ECTV] throughout the People’s Republic of Evanston, featuring Paul Schimpf, the Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General.  You might recall that the current occupant of that office, Lisa Madigan, daughter of Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, was elected to that office in... Read more »

Would Paul Schimpf replacing AG Lisa Madigan mean less IL public corruption and less violent crime? Watch Schimpf w/Berkowitz, Cable and Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Paul Schimpf, Republican nominee for Illinois Attorney General. The show airs at 8:30 pm and again at Midnight on Cable Ch. 21 [CANTV]. You can also watch the Public Affairs show, featuring the 20 year military veteran,  24/7 by clicking here. Is it time Illinois had an Attorney General... Read more »

Better than the Super Bowl and Downton Abbey: Berkowitz w/Chicago Tribune Editorial Writer Kristen McQueary, Web and Cable

Jeff Berkowitz: …So, [the Chicago Tribune] went with political expediency over what you know in your heart is right. Kristen McQueary: No, no, no. We went with the best decision for the state…And, we said- vote yes on this [Pension] bill and then keep working toward a solution. Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban... Read more »
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Better than Breaking Bad: Watch Berkowitz w/the woman sure to be the first female IL Governor- State Rep. Jeanne Ives. Web and on Cable in Chicago tonight

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz features State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton), who is the odds on favorite to be the first female governor of the State of Illinois.  The shows airs throughout the City of Chicago at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 21 (CANTV).  You can also watch the... Read more »