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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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  • Yet another poll: Emanuel at 58 percent

     
    The Chicago Retail Merchants Association poll of 2,252 likely voters taken Feb. 13 shows: Rahm Emanuel 58.2 % Gery Chico 23.7% Miguel Del Valley 10.4% Carol Moseley Braun 6.0% Margin of error -- ±2.06% The ethnic crosstabs show that, among......
  • Give Emanuel the top job? Maybe not just yet

     
    Two ways for voters to look at Tuesday's mayoral election in Chicago. 1. As a hiring decision. The blind help-wanted ad would read like this: Deeply troubled $6 billion corporation seeks CEO. Must have great insight into business and finance,......
  • Message from Planet Carol

     
    Barack Obama came into office with the highest popularity ever. He could have done it all, he could have done immigration reform. The DREAM Act was pretty straightforward and simple. It was an easy vote... Carol Moseley Braun, quoted in......
  • Will Braun's mad-cow charge mooove the needle?

     
    During last night's debate, Carol Moseley Braun claimed that Rahm Emanuel, when in the U.S. Congress "voted to allow people to sell meat from downed animals." What's this all about? I found "Mad Cow Case Renews Debate Over Food Safety,......
  • 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...
  • Illinois Political Blunders

    Face it, we live in a state that's had it's fair share of political blunders.  From dumb quotes, to sex club escapades, to bulldozing airports without the public's consent, the guys and gals of Illinois politics have done it all.  We need your help in...
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Blagojevich trial transcripts for Monday, plain text version

     
    Plain text versions of the transcripts for the surveillance tapes played today, the first day of the defense case. In the order they were recorded: DATE: 11/11/2008 SPEAKERS: ROBERT BLAGOJEVICH BABU PATEL R. BLAGOJEVICH Let me, can I say this,......
  • The Prickly Pair discuss a pair in a pickle: Quinn and Jackson Jr.

     
    Scott Stantis and I focus today on the top two political stories of the week: The end of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s mayoral hopes and the placement of Pat Quinn's foot in a another steaming pile of political ordure. Jesse &......