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  • Speeders were plentiful in camera test run

    Speeders were plentiful in camera test run
    As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected. The mayor had hoped to bring...
  • Hutchinson drops out of race to replace Jackson

    Hutchinson drops out of race to replace Jackson
    The already volatile special election campaign to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress saw its biggest upheaval Sunday when state Sen. Toi Hutchinson dropped out and endorsed former state Rep. Robin Kelly in a move to unite against former U.S. Rep....
  • Rep. Jackson calls it quits

    Rep. Jackson calls it quits
    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
  • Alderman Austin on Jackson: 'I'm disappointed in him'

    Alderman Austin on Jackson: 'I'm disappointed in him'
    Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th, whose far South Side ward is in the 2nd Congressional District, says she wasn't surprised that Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress. But she believes his constituents in the 2nd District feel stung after rallying behind...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...
  • Laugh about it, shout about it....

     
    News release: Wednesday, January 30, CAN TV brings you live, uninterrupted coverage of the 2nd Congressional District debate sponsored by the Chicago Young and Powerful Group. Candidates scheduled to appear include 9th Ward Alderman Anthony Beale, Cook...
  • Will Halvorson have crossover appeal?

     
    The promise/threat of party-crossover voting is almost always a phantom. Since Illinois' primary voting system allows voters to choose their party ballot on the day of the election (as opposed to pre-registering party affiliation), it's always possible...
  • GOP voters stand to decide Jr.'s successor

     
    Just this once, Republicans in Illinois' heavily Democratic 2nd Congressional District have some real power. But will they use it? Voters in the South Side and south suburban district will go the polls Tuesday for the special primary election...
  • Trotter still hopes for Dem backing in congressional race

    Trotter still hopes for Dem backing in congressional race
    State Sen. Donne Trotter said Wednesday he still hopes to win the backing of his party in the upcoming election to fill former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in spite of his arrest last week while taking a gun through airport security. Trotter,...
  • Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity

    Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity
    Alberto Reyes looked across the well-kept field at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep during pregame warm-up drills Saturday evening and declared it a beautiful place for a baseball game. Two weeks after their originally scheduled game, players and coaches...
  • Frenzied final weekend of campaigning in race to replace Jackson Jr.

    Frenzied final weekend of campaigning in race to replace Jackson Jr.
    The complexities of a special primary contest to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress gave way the final weekend before the election to more traditional campaigning as candidates Sunday visited churches and restaurants in search of votes. The three top...