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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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  • A toast to all who wrote the death-penalty abolition story

     
    To Rob Warden, who was there at the beginning… When Gov. Quinn put his signature on a bill today abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, he wrote the final line in a story that in a very real sense began......
  • Mitt Moseley Braun

     
    Josh Marshall puts his finger on the almost certain reason why Mitt Romney won't release his tax returns: We know enough about his finances and sources of incomes to know that he is the poster-boy for the Buffett Rule (the......
  • A busy day on Elite Street

     
    Lots to report on the rich-and-famous real-estate beat for our man Robert Goldsborough: Daley sells Central Station town home to daughter Former Mayor Richard M. Daley has sold his longtime, four-level, 3,040-square-foot town home in the South Loop for...
  • 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......
  • Braun's 'crack' attack just the latest evidence that she's unmayoral

     
    The story about Sunday's incident at a mayoral forum: [Mayoral candidate Patricia] Van Pelt-Watkins questioned [fellow candidate Carol Moseley] Braun's return to politics and said the former U.S. senator was "missing in action" for years. Braun...
  • We're rolling our eyes, too

     
    This screen grab comes from the 3:04 mark of the Fox32 interview with Carol Moseley Braun last night (below) about her "crackusation" that fellow mayoral candidate Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins had been "strung out on crack." Fox32 anchor Robin Robinson: Do.....