Todd Stroger in 2010

<p>Todd Stroger, shown when he was Cook County Board president in 2010, said that he isn't surprised his successor, Toni Preckwinkle, needs more money to keep the county afloat and that he feels&nbsp;vindicated she is seeking to&nbsp;raise the money in the same way he did: by raising the&nbsp;sales tax.</p>

( José M. Osorio, Chicago Tribune / August 2, 2012 )

Todd Stroger, shown when he was Cook County Board president in 2010, said that he isn't surprised his successor, Toni Preckwinkle, needs more money to keep the county afloat and that he feels vindicated she is seeking to raise the money in the same way he did: by raising the sales tax.

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