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  • Brookins elected leader of Chicago City Council's Black Caucus

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 5:57 p.m. South Side Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. was elected chairman of the Chicago City Council's Black Caucus today. The 21st Ward alderman defeated Ald. Latasha Thomas, 17th, in a vote among African-American aldermen after......
  • Mayor Emanuel presides over first City Council meeting

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at John Byrne at 12:01 a.m.; last updated at 1:30 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first Chicago City Council meeting today, a two hour session heavy on ceremony and new faces getting to know......
  • Latino groups split over Democrat map plan

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 3:40 p.m. A coalition of Latino groups that had worked together for more representation in the state legislature fragmented today at a state Senate hearing over the effects of a proposed Democratic redrawing of Illinois’......
  • Democrats tweak new legislative map in bid for Latino support

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 7 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Democrats are making some changes to a map of new General Assembly boundaries in an attempt to placate Latino advocacy groups who argued for districts that presented a better chance of......
  • Republican map angles to win Latino support, bolster legal case

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 4:10 p.m.; updated at 8:35 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Ruling Democrats unveiled a revised legislative redistricting map for the state’s 59 Illinois Senate districts and 118 House districts that attempted to satisfy concerns of...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (WLS-AM): Guest Host John Dempsey, Greg Hinz (Crain Chicago Business) Ray Long (Chicago Tribune)...
  • Latino aldermen want more Chicago City Council seats

    Latino aldermen want more Chicago City Council seats
    Leaders of the City Council’s Latino Caucus today said they expect more majority-Hispanic wards to emerge from the ward remap process that is just getting underway. The group put forth its argument as new census data showed large drops in the...
  • African-American aldermen propose new Chicago ward map

    African-American aldermen propose new Chicago ward map
    A unified group of African-American aldermen made their opening offer Monday in Chicago’s redistricting debate: one less majority black ward and two more majority Latino wards. The deal was politically easy for the City Council’s Black Caucus...
  • State's Attorney Alvarez endorsed despite African-American complaints

    State's Attorney Alvarez endorsed despite African-American complaints
    Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez won the expected endorsement of Democratic slatemakers Thursday despite complaints from some African-American ward leaders about what they said was her failure to reach out to the black community. The...
  • Emanuel's $75 million in cuts full of estimates, generalities

    Emanuel's $75 million in cuts full of estimates, generalities
    On his first full day in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel proclaimed he's already figured out how to cut $75 million from his predecessor's final budget, just as he said he would. "These figures are not based … on assumptions of what might or might not...
  • Solis new chairman of City Council's Hispanic group

    Ald. Daniel Solis, an ally of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, was selected today to be chairman of the City Council's Hispanic Caucus. Solis, 25th, who also is chairman of the council's powerful Zoning Committee, succeeds Ald. Ricardo Munoz, 22nd, in leading...