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Cook County Democrats

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.

Todd Stroger: Cook County Board President 'The Lamest Duck Ever'

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger isn't accustomed to getting a lot of respect. Since taking over the job his father once held, he's been ridi...

Toni Preckwinkle Wins: Unseats Todd Stroger For Cook County Board President Nomination

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a sweeping victory over her competitors, Toni Preckwinkle is the predicted winner of the Democratic nomination for Cook County Board President Tues...

Todd Stroger Fires 'Project Shield' Head With Primary Approaching | Turning Left | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the cusp of the February primary, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has fired the chief executive of one of the county's most controversial ...

Preckwinkle An "Aunt Jemima": New Fliers Stoke Racial Tension In Cook County Board President's Race | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fliers comparing Ald. Toni Preckwinkle to Aunt Jemima are being distributed in the South Side. The fliers, designed to resemble parking tickets and p...

Cook County Board President: Toni Preckwinkle, Terrence O'Brien Hit Dorothy Brown On 'Jeans Day' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Jeans Day" could very well be Dorothy Brown's Dukakis-in-the-tank. While her failed oversight of the $3 fines she charged employees for wearing je...

Toni Preckwinkle Emerges As Cook County Board President Front-Runner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Many new indicators released Friday give Toni Preckwinkle a strong lead in the Cook County Board President's race. Most telling among them is a new p...

Preckwinkle Ahead In County Board Race: New Poll Shows 'Significant Lead'

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Ald. Toni Preckwinkle has surged to a significant lead in the Democratic primary for Cook County Board president as she has become better know...

Preckwinkle, O'Brien Lead In Fundraising, Stroger Trails Badly

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

More bad news Friday for Todd Stroger's bid for re-election as Cook County Board President, and it comes in the form of dollars and cents: Stroger was...

Cook County Dems Forget Jimmy Carter In Latest Ad

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Cook County Democratic party sent out a direct mail piece this week touting endorsed candidates centered on the theme that "throughout history, De...