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John P. Daley

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  • Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley

    Cook County Democrats endorse Quinn over Daley
    Cook County’s top Democrats overwhelmingly endorsed incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn for re-election Friday in a repudiation of the primary challenge offered by an absent Bill Daley, the son and brother of two former mayors. Party leaders in the state&...
  • Illinois Democratic National Convention notebook: Duncan, Jarrett, hugfest

    Illinois Democratic National Convention notebook: Duncan, Jarrett, hugfest
    Arne Duncan, Obama’s education secretary and a former Chicago Public Schools chief, was asked by reporters about the possibility of a teachers’ strike back home in the nation’s third-largest school district. “I’m very...
  • New Cook County budget includes $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike

    New Cook County budget includes $1-a-pack cigarette tax hike
    The cost of buying cigarettes and guns in Cook County will rise next year after commissioners today voted 16-1 to approve County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's $2.95 billion budget. In addition to the $1-per-pack increase on a pack of smokes and a...
  • Suburban Cook gun owners to face fines for not reporting stolen guns

    Suburban Cook gun owners to face fines for not reporting stolen guns
    Firearms owners in suburban Cook County will face fines up to $2,000 if they don't report to police when their guns are lost, stolen or sold under an ordinance commissioners approved today. The plan, pushed by County Board President Toni Preckwinkle,...
  • Somebody Nobody Asked™ has advice for Rahm Emanuel

     
    By America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist, for the Sunday paper Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Do not appoint Democratic State Rep. Deb Mell of Chicago to the City Council vacancy created by the retirement of her father, Ald. Dick Mell (33rd).......
  • County colleagues honor -- and kid -- John Daley

    County colleagues honor -- and kid -- John Daley
    John Daley’s fellow Cook County Board commissioners surprised him Tuesday with a resolution honoring his two decades as a county leader — and being “human.” Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle let out a big laugh when...
  • Prosecutors: Beavers used campaign funds at casino

    Prosecutors: Beavers used campaign funds at casino
    In one afternoon in April 2007, Cook County Commissioner William Beavers cashed three checks from one of three campaign funds – for a total of $6,000 – and went to the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond to gamble, prosecutors alleged today as his...
  • Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley

    Cook County Board remembers Maggie Daley
    The Cook County Board paid tribute to Maggie Daley on Wednesday, with Commissioner John Daley remembering his late sister-in-law and the impact she had on Chicagoans. “She was a hope to people, she affected peoples’ lives,” Daley said....
  • Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares

    Beavers, Daley trade handshakes instead of icy stares
    Instead of icy stares or worse, Cook County Commissioners  William Beavers and John Daley had smiles and a handshake for each other Wednesday when they met face-to-face for the first time publicly since Beavers was indicted and promptly said prosecutors...
  • William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges

    William Beavers indicted on tax fraud charges
    Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, an old-school ward boss who often bragged about his political dominance with a barnyard reference to his virility, was indicted Thursday on charges he pocketed campaign funds and a county stipend without paying...
  • Madigan's son's employer rakes in suburbs' insurance business

    Madigan's son's employer rakes in suburbs' insurance business
    The son of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is forging a successful insurance career in the Chicago suburbs with the help of mayors who look to his powerful father to advance their political and legislative agendas. Andrew Madigan, 26, joined the...