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  • Dart v. Evans v. Preckwinkle

     
    Originally published April 17; moved to the top of the blog because it's the subject of my Friday print column. I've been meaning to get to this extraordinary spat on "Chicago Tonight" earlier this month. WTTW-Ch. 11 invited Cook County......
  • Open thread: Weeks in review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is now an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup......
  • Open thread: The weeks in review

     
    Last week was fairly successful when I announced that, going forward, "Weeks in Review" posts will also serve as an open comment thread on news events of the past week that either didn't get discussed on the blog or didn't......
  • Musing about Mell

     
    I was on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program joining a panel discussing the resignation of Ald. Dick Mell (33rd) and what lies ahead. Carol Marin, whom I believe coined the term "nepotitis" to describe a common ailment among Illinois politicians,........
  • That Jason Plummer is a real looker

     
    A few months back I took note of how common it is for politicians to promise on the stump that they will “look” at an issue, rather than to say specifically what they plan to do about it if elected.......
  • The four secrets to how I did it

     
    Read me now, and believe me later: Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is not going to testify at his corruption trial. Yes, I know he and his lawyers have been promising for months that he'll clamber into the witness box and......
  • Guess what? Garry McCarthy is Chicago's new police superintendent

     
    Quotes from new Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy in a 14-minute interview Wednesday on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight." "We had somebody get robbed on a CTA bus last week that was not downtown. And guess what? There were 10 kids......
  • Brady `admits' it's `a matter of semantics'

     
    Republican candidate for governor Bill Brady's appeared last night on WTTW Channel 11's "Chicago Tonight." Below is a rough draft of the transcript of his appearance, provided by the station. Here's the video: Note how interviewer Carol Marin calls Brady....
  • Kumbaya economics

     
    Another interview with another mayoral hopeful on WTTW Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" this evening. Another feeble response to a tough question. Eddie Arruza: How do you propose funding (your plans) in this economic climate? Because you also talk about,...
  • Danny Davis doing his best Bill Brady impersonation

     
    Interviewer Carol Marin pressed Chicago mayoral candidate and U.S. Rep Danny Davis for his ideas on how to bring the city's budget into balance during a one-on-one interview on WTTW-Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" last night. Note the gauzy lack of......
  • Meeks swipes the cone!

     
    I just got around to transcribing the portion of State Sen. James Meeks' interview with Carol Marin Monday evening on WTTW Ch. 11's "Chicago Tonight" program in which he became at least temporary custodian of the Bill Brady Cone of......