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Nanci Koschman's Better Angels

Roger Wright | Posted 04.15.2014 | Chicago
Roger Wright

It took Nanci Koschman almost ten years. But she did it. She wasn't looking for vengeance. She was looking for an apology. And the real story.

Did Madigan break laws? In Metra scandal, that's not the issue

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.21.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Let's be clear on thing regarding House Speaker Michael Madigan's role in the Metra scandal: he probably didn't break any laws. As State Rep. Jack Fr...

See What Happens When Native East Coaster Disses Chicago In The NYT

Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

Hell hath no fury like a scorned Chicagoan. Twitter, editorial pages and blogs have been buzzing with a mix of outrage, indignation and pride — ...

Veteran Chicago Journalist Carol Marin Reflects on Politics, Media

David Vognar | Posted 08.04.2012 | Chicago
David Vognar

Reflecting on her own career, Marin realized that there has been a revolution in technology every ten years and told the young people listening to expect even more revolutions to come.

WATCH: Quinn And Brady Bicker Through Final Governor's Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By: Deanna Bellandi CHICAGO (AP)-- The major party candidates for Illinois governor repeatedly questioned each other's honesty and competence Thursda...

Despite $1 Million in TV Ads, Bill Brady's Campaign Tanks 9 Points, New Poll Shows

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Brady has spent $600,000 in ads to introduce himself and another $400,000 to batter Quinn. Quinn's campaign allowed the ads to go unanswered. And you know what? Brady's poll numbers have tanked.

Sorry, Carol, Forrest Missed His Chance for 2010

Marcel Pacatte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Marcel Pacatte

Carol Marin is the latest to try to make us all feel sorry for poor little Forrest Claypool and his quixotic attempt to worm his way onto the ballot as an independent for Cook County assessor.

Is David Axelrod Trying to Muscle Alexi G Out of the Senate Race?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

For Alexi Giannoulias's Republican opponent, Mark Kirk, opposition research consists of looking up recent stories in the Chicago dailies.

Race For Emanuel Seat About Trust Not Change: Carol Marin

Chicago Sun-Times | Carol Marin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Barack Obama's message of hope and change has been shouted down in Illinois by the horror of a craven governor, by the egotistical opportunism of our ...

Obama Strategist Axelrod On Learning From 1988 Presidential Race (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

David Axelrod, the chief strategist of Barack Obama's presidential campaign and the next president's likely senior adviser, honed his national politic...

Tom Wolfe: Neither McCain Nor Obama Has "The Right Stuff"

Greg Boose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Greg Boose

Wolfe quickly responded: "I'm voting for John Silber, a write-in vote."

Former Gov. Thompson Defends Palin Vetting

NBC 5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson defended the McCain campaign's vetting of vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in an interview with Carol Marin at ...

Obama Versus R. Kelly: No Competition

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

In Obama's hometown the big news this week was not his historic delegate lead. It was the R. Kelly underage porn trial, which is no knock on Obama, for what can compete anymore with a celebrity underage porn trial?