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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

Top Carol Moseley Braun Articles

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  • Walking out on the job

    Walking out on the job
    Long before Rahm Emanuel presented city workers with a Sophie's choice of layoffs or work-rule changes, a Chicago mayor and municipal employees dared each other to blink. In 1980, neither Jane Byrne nor the Chicago Firefighters Union did. The result was...
  • 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...
  • Mayoral race predictions: Readers and would-be pundits disagree

     
    (updated Tuesday 10:10 p.m.) My survey of 16 local political commentators willing to make predictions showed 11 predicting an outright win for Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, 5 predicting a run-off. In the comments area, however, 21 readers offered fairly...
  • Davis plays race card, God card for Braun

     
    Danny Davis for Braun My father would tell us that the Bible says any man who will not support his own house is worse than any infidel. In honor of my parents during Black History Month, I am voting for......
  • Chicago voters, most of them living, set to pick a new mayor today: Rahm Emanuel or Gery Chico?

     
    But will Obama's ally get the 50% necessary to avoid an April runoff?...
  • Tomorrow's question today: Where does Chicago's African-American political establishment go from here?

     
    Post moved up for visibility Rich Miller expands in advance on what is bound to be one of the major post-mortem stories of this election: The Old School African-American leadership was behind the choice of (Carol Moseley) Braun. Nationally, three......
  • Carol Moseley Bartman?

     
    Post moved up for visibility I generally refrain from dragging poor Steve Bartman's name back into the news. But it occurred to me last night as I heard U.S. Rep Luis Gutierrez (D-Chicago), a Gery Chico supporter, indirectly attributing Rahm......
  • How bad was it for Carol Moseley Braun?

     
    Post moved up for visibility In 174 of the city's 2,570 precincts, mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun received zero votes. In approximately 1,000 precincts, she received 9 or fewer votes She won only one precinct -- the 14th precinct of......
  • Braun's dismal showing no cause for despair

     
    From Sunday's print editions... Yes, Carol Moseley Braun's mayoral candidacy was a humiliating disaster. After all of Tuesday's votes were counted, we learned from the Chicago Board of Elections that she won only one of the city's 2,570 precincts —....