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Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Moseley Braun
Carol Moseley Braun is currently the owner of Ambassador Organics, a coffee and tea company, and Moseley Braun LLC law firm. Previous positions include: candidate for U.S. president (withdrew in 2004); United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999-2001); U.S. Senator (1993-1999); Cook County Recorder of Deeds (1988-1992); Illinois state representative (1979-1988). Moseley Braun received her bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1969) and law degree from University of Chicago Law School (1972). She is divorced with one child.
Carol Moseley Braun is currently the owner of Ambassador Organics, a coffee and tea company, and Moseley Braun LLC law firm. Previous positions include: candidate for U.S. president (withdrew in 2004); United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999-2001); U.S. Senator (1993-1999); Cook County Recorder of Deeds (1988-1992); Illinois state representative (1979-1988). Moseley Braun received her bachelor's degree in political science from University of Illinois-Chicago (1969) and law degree from University of Chicago Law School (1972). She is divorced with one child. « Show less

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  • Top quotes from the mayoral race

    Top quotes from the mayoral race
    Less than a week remains before Chicago elects a new mayor (maybe), which means we'll probably only be treated to the candidates' colorful quips for a handful of days. Sigh. Today, we look at five of our favorite words or phrases from the mayoral...
  • Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent

    Election blog: Turnout could be as low as 40 percent
    Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted. Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
  • Voters not flocking to ballot without a Daley

    Voters not flocking to ballot without a Daley
    The draw of a mayoral ballot that didn’t have a Daley on it wasn’t as great as some election forecasters had expected. Early reports on today’s election indicate voter turnout will be well below the 50 percent predicted, possibly as...
  • Chicago food

    Chicago food
    With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities: Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
  • Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat

    Blagojevich suggested Oprah Winfrey for U.S. Senate seat
    The idea of Oprah Winfrey as a U.S. senator may seem far-fetched to many — among them Rod Blagojevich's one-time chief of staff John Harris. The former governor, however, was quite serious when he threw out the talk show host's name as a...
  • Class warfare bubbles in Chicago mayor race

    Money matters in politics, but in the race for Chicago mayor, another valued commodity is the ability to claim a connection to working-class neighborhoods of bungalows and grit -- true or otherwise. And so Miguel del Valle, the current Chicago city...
  • Clinton in Chicago today to campaign for Emanuel

    Clinton in Chicago today to campaign for Emanuel
    Former President Bill Clinton will be in Chicago today to campaign for mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel, who once served Clinton as a senior adviser. Clinton will appear at a rally for Emanuel at 11 a.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event is open to...
  • Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day

    Blizzard Blog: ComEd to restore power by mid-day
    As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
  • The Swamp, by Frank James

     
    by Mark Silva Today is Frank James' last day here. For any understanding of how much we will miss him, you must know how much he has done for us - both at the Chicago Tribune and Tribune's D.C. bureau......
  • Must read: Rose on Berrios

     
    Below is an excerpt from Party loyalty? Matter of convenience for Berrios -- Lectures about crossing party line full of hypocrisy by Don Rose: Lectures about party loyalty are especially hypocritical coming from a guy like Berrios who twice jumped......
  • Blasts from the past

     
    The Sun-Times is reporting that former U.S. Sen Carol Moseley Braun has hired Todd Stroger's former campaign manager, Mike Noonan, to run her bid for mayor of Chicago. Braun, whose dismal record as senator in the mid-1990s indirectly and inadvertently.......