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  • Gold Coast woman held in scholarship embezzling

    A Gold Coast woman who served as executive director of a scholarship foundation has been ordered held on $300,000 bail after being charged with embezzling nearly $290,000 from the organization. Christina Madej, 58, appeared before Cook County Criminal...
  • Jim Webb stays cagey on VP prospects

     
    by Azam Ahmed Virgina Sen. Jim Webb, a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, hit Chicago to promote his book Friday and behaved...like someone who didn't want to ruin any shot at joining his party's national....
  • Bush: 'Welcome to my hanging'

     
    by Frank James President Bush evidently tries to keep a sense of humor about his low popularity with most of the American people. In Philadelphia Saturday to attend the annual football classic, the Army-Navy Game, Bush also made a......
  • In Chicago, Biden predicts Giannoulias win

     
    by Mike Memoli Vice President Biden acknowledged today the symbolism that would come with Republican victories in the Senate races in Delaware and Illinois this fall, potentially taking the seats once held by President Obama and himself. But at least........
  • Shrouded in mystery? Sen. Bill Brady's cotton-candy budget plan is no secret

     
    Gov. Pat Quinn got off a zinger Thursday morning after the conclusion of the Tribune's endorsement interview session with the five candidates for governor. I approached him outside the editorial board room to get his response to an emerging theme......
  • Brady's record is long on talk, short on action

     
    One of Gov. Pat Quinn's frequent criticisms of his Republican opponent, state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington, is that Brady doesn't have much to show for his career in the General Assembly, which began in 1993. "What legislative accomplishment has......
  • Berrios v. Claypool debate

     
    Joe Berrios and Forrest Claypool, the leading candidates for Cook County Assesor, recently debated at the Union League Club. Download or listen here (WLS-AM mp3 link)...
  • Retire this scandalous pension imbalance! -- Cullerton has a plan to stop a teacher pension funding system that cheats Chicago

     
    It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
  • Gingrich: Renew the spirit of Philadelphia

     
    Update: When asked about his presidential run, Gingrich told reporters in Philadelphia to watch social media sites likeTwitter and Facebook next week. (h/t Philadelphia Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald) Newt Gingrich, a Pennsylvania native who - as reported on...