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Incumbents Swept Out In Tumultuous Aldermanic Runoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.06.2011 | Chicago

It was a frantic night Tuesday, with fourteen aldermanic seats up for grabs in the runoff election. Races around the city were incredibly close, and w...

Wal-Mart Chicago Fight: Creating Jobs Pitted Against Protecting Small Businesses

Chicago Sun-Times | MARY MITCHELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In many areas starved for retail businesses, welcoming a Wal-Mart would be a no-brainer. But Ald. Howard Brookins (21st) is having one heck of a time...

Senator Meeks To Chicago Aldermen: 'Don't Come See Me, I Ain't Got No Money'

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Sen. James Meeks told visiting Chicago aldermen not to come see him while they were in Springfield Wednesday, saying to the Windy City lawmak...

Burris Gets Support From City Council's Black Caucus

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - Some Chicago aldermen say calls for Sen. Roland Burris' resignation are unfair and politically motivated. Members of the City Council's Bla...

State Investigating AIDS Group, Blocks Funds

Chicago Sun-Times | Chris Fusco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Taxpayer funding for a politically connected AIDS awareness group is being held up by state health officials over questions about the organization's s...