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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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  • 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 &......
  • 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......
  • Young Barack Obama: 'Politics matters'

     
    by Mark Silva A newly rediscovered 1993 interview with President Barack Obama shows that the young Democrat in Chicago had a budding interest in elective office and an awareness of the media's importance in achieving political goals. "The recently...
  • 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.......
  • Prediction: Dart's demurral will eliminate the need for an April run-off

     
    I'll offer a prediction right now. This news -- Sheriff Tom Dart won't run for Chicago mayor -- vastly increases the odds that Rahm Emanuel, with his huge campaign warchest, will not only win the February 22 mayoral "primary," but......
  • Arguing in our spare time

     
    Dennis Bryne responds to this post: Whether or not Oberweis should have moved up wasn't about race. But it is about Turner. We're having this discussion precisely because Turner is African-American, which Oberweis is not. The (racist) assumption is that.....