Posts tagged "Carol Moseley Braun"

Reverse Racism: Would someone please pull Danny Davis into the 21st century

Reverse Racism: Would someone please pull Danny Davis into the 21st century
Danny Davis needs to move into the 21st Century. As the election returns come in Tuesday night, I am proud of Chicago voters for rejecting the outdated dogma preached by Chicago’s “black leaders.” It’s 2011. In this day and age, Danny Davis attempted to shame black people into voting for Carol Moseley Braun solely because... Read more »

The reasons why I voted for Rahm Emanuel

The reasons why I voted for Rahm Emanuel
Today, I voted for Rahm Emanuel for Mayor. Feel free to disagree- if you do, please make certain you disagree in a voting booth, rather than solely via an email or a comment. When Rahm initially announced he was running, I was drawn to voting for him. I liked not only his experience, but the... Read more »

Recent poll has Rahm Emanuel with 54% support; Moseley Braun comes in fourth

Recent poll has Rahm Emanuel with 54% support; Moseley Braun comes in fourth
A new poll done by Richard Day Research for ABC7 has Rahm Emanuel over the magical 50% mark, claiming 54% support of those surveyed. Recent internal polling from the campaigns showed Gery Chico leapfrogging Carol Moseley Braun, but this latest poll shows Carol Moseley Braun falling to last place with the support of 6% of those... Read more »
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Gery Chico now polling second in mayor's race

Gery Chico now polling second in mayor's race
Internal polling from the Emanuel, Chico and Braun campaigns all confirm that Gery Chico has surpassed Carol Moseley Braun for second in the mayoral race, according to the Huffington Post. Carol Moseley Braun hurt her chances when she called a rival a “crack addict” last week. Ironically, the candidate that gained the label of “consensus... Read more »

Does Carol Moseley Braun have the temperament to be mayor of Chicago?

Does Carol Moseley Braun have the temperament to be mayor of Chicago?
Carol Moseley Braun doomed herself Sunday when she made her latest attack, this time against mayoral candidate, Patricia Val Pelt-Watkins. At a Trinity United Church of Christ forum on Sunday, Van Pelt-Watkins was critical of Moseley Braun and her commitment to Chicago after her Senate re-election defeat. “Carol Moseley Braun hasn’t been around for 20... Read more »

Rahm Emanuel on the ballot: Appellate Court rebuked

Rahm Emanuel on the ballot: Appellate Court rebuked
Yesterday, in an equivalent of a legal bitch slap, the Illinois Supreme Court, in a unanimous ruling, reversed Monday’s Appellate Court decision throwing Rahm Emanuel off the mayoral ballot. The majority opinion reads: What it means to be a resident for election purposes was clearly established long ago, and Illinois law has been consistent on... Read more »
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Rahm Emanuel enjoys big lead in latest poll- and closes in on victory

Rahm Emanuel enjoys big lead in latest poll- and closes in on victory
A Chicago Tribune poll shows Rahm Emanuel with support of 44% of people surveyed ahead of the February 22nd municipal election. In the February 22nd contest for mayor, if the winner does not take over 50% of the vote, an April runoff occurs with the top two candidates facing each other in that runoff. Carol... Read more »

Meet the Candidates for Mayor of Chicago

Meet the Candidates for Mayor of Chicago
On Sunday, January 9, 2011, the 48th Ward Democratic Party had an endorsement session featuring the four major candidates for mayor. The session included the four candidates speaking for roughly fifteen minutes followed by a fifteen minute question and answer session. It was an excellent session with some lively questions and answers and an opportunity to... Read more »

Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?

Are Black Chicagoans required to vote for Carol Moseley Braun?
As the calendar turned to 2011, Danny Davis turned the calendar back to 1983. When he dropped out of the race for mayor, preferring a candidate to unify black voters, he said: “I want to make sure at least one of us has what is needed,” Davis said after withdrawing from the race on December... Read more »
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Danny Davis's fear of Bill Clinton does not help his candidacy

Danny Davis's fear of Bill Clinton does not help his candidacy
If I were running for dog catcher and former President Bill Clinton wanted to come to town, raise money, and endorse me as the best qualified dog catcher ever- other than the current retiring dog catcher, of course- I’d have him come to town in a second. And everyone in town would see campaign posters... Read more »