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Luis Gutierrez

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  • Emanuel as the successor to Daley is a scary thought

    The American media is absolutely turgid with emotion over White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's ambitious plan to become mayor of Chicago once Mayor Richard Daley leaves office. Just imagine, Emanuel on the fifth floor of City Hall, lording over...
  • Deporting mother inflames emotions

    Deporting mother inflames emotions
    The lightning-swift deportation of Elvira Arellano triggered an equally sharp debate Monday about whether her dramatic battle to stay in the U.S. will help or hurt attempts to liberalize immigration laws. The undocumented Chicago resident was arrested...
  • House of cards emerges in zoning-change game

    Like so many Chicagoans, Walter and Alice Sopala didn't like how their alderman let a real estate developer build a new condo building that placed their home in its shadows. And they really don't like it now that the developer—a donor to the...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 1

    Rezko rewind. Day 4 March 7, 2008; 4:38 a.m. The Tony Rezko corruption trial finally got down to the substance Thursday, with opening statements and the first witness testimony making it abundantly clear why this is likely to be an uncomfortable case...
  • U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has made more than $420,000 on real estate deals

    U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez has made more than $420,000 on real estate deals
    When U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez was looking to buy in the sizzling Bucktown real estate market, he teamed up with a developer and longtime political donor who sold him a plot of land and built him a new home. And when the congressman decided not to move...
  • Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way

    Blagojevich says Obama replacement search under way
    A day after U.S. Sen. Barack Obama ascended to president-elect, Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he's "not interested" in appointing himself to fill Obama's seat, but did not expressly rule it out either. Blagojevich, who under state law has the power to pick a...
  • Testimony in federal corruption trial details Mayor Richard Daley's machine

    Testimony in federal corruption trial details Mayor Richard Daley's machine
    Mayor Richard Daley has often sought to portray himself as above involvement in machine-style politics, once declaring, "My political organization is myself." But testimony Monday in a federal corruption trial linked the mayor's brother William Daley and...
  • Richardson: Born negotiator

    Richardson: Born negotiator
    The seminal moment in Bill Richardson's life came shortly before he was born. His father, a headstrong American banker who worked and lived in Mexico City, told his pregnant wife in the fall of 1947 to pack for a brief trip across the U.S. border. So she...
  • Mayors on front line of the drug war

    Mayors on front line of the drug war
    If he was nervous, Salvador Vergara Cruz didn't act it. The mayor of this well-groomed town in central Mexico, Vergara traveled without bodyguards even after callers to his cellphone tried to extort $70,000 from him, and demanded that he play ball with...
  • The Latino vote is pro-Clinton, not anti-Obama

    The results of Tuesday's primaries brought a renewed and vigorous debate about the Latino vote and the "Latino gap" for Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). States such as California, Illinois, New York, Arizona and New Mexico have very large Latino electorates...
  • Alderman Carothers Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

    Alderman Carothers Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges
    (WGN-AM) - 29th Ward Alderman Isaac Carothers, a staunch ally of Mayor Richard Daley, was indicted on charges he accepted about $40,000 in improvements to his residence as well as meals and tickets to sporting events in exchange for backing a major...