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Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Mulls Stroger Challenge

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown today criticized County Board President Todd Stroger's leadership and said she is mulling a run for his office next ...

Stroger Vetoes Sales Tax Repeal, Again

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As he previously promised, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger today vetoed the latest attempt by commissioners to rollback last year's sales tax...

Quigley: Make It Easier To Override County President's Veto

Progress Illinois | Adam Doster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an interview this morning on WLS' Don Wade & Roma Morning Show, the former commissioner criticized the county code requirement that a four-fifths m...

Cook County Sales Tax Hike Stays As Override Of Stroger's Veto Fails, New Repeal Passed

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County's unpopular 1 percentage point sales tax increase is sticking around, at least for now. County commissioners did not must...

Stroger's Tax Repeal Veto Unlikely To Be Overridden

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County commissioners trying to roll back the sales tax increase championed by board President Todd Stroger say they are unlikely to override his ...

Top Daley Backer Hosting Stroger Re-Election Fundraiser

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's refusal to roll back the county sales tax has him at odds with Mayor Daley and his brother, County Commissi...

The Changing Face of Illinois Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

The political landscape of Chicago and Illinois is destined to change in its black representation. Todd Stroger has been a disappointment. He should go home and not waste the public's time with another run.

Stroger Won't Comment On His Owed Taxes

Chicago Sun-Times | MARK J. KONKOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger on Wednesday refused to answer questions about the federal tax lien placed on his South Side home by the IRS ...

Stroger On His Unpaid Tax Bill: Too Big To Pay At One Time

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County Board President Todd Stroger is explaining why the Internal Revenue Service slapped a lien on his home for nearly $12,000 ...

Bill Making It Easier To Override Cook County President's Vetoes Languishes

Chicago Tribune | Eric Zorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Who shoved Illinois Senate Bill 1868 into the grave? It proposes a very simple, very sensible and very timely reform to the state law governing counti...

Stroger Veto Override: Lawmakers Look To Make It Easier

Daily Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two suburban Democratic state lawmakers wants to make it easier for county commissioners to override future vetoes by the county board president....

Todd Stroger Owes $11,668 In Unpaid Taxes: IRS

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Records show Cook County Board Chairman Todd Stroger owes nearly $12,000 in unpaid income taxes. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Wedne...

Peraica Uses Twitter To Rebuke Stroger On County Budget Cuts

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica defied Board President Todd Stroger's claim that his critics have no solutions to the county's budget woes by of...

Stroger Slams Critics, Defends Tax Repeal Veto

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger today vigorously defended his veto of a sales-tax rollback and attacked his County Board critics, who he said...

Stroger Vetoing Sales Tax Repeal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County President Todd Stroger is vetoing a move by commissioners to repeal a 1 percentage point sales tax increase because he say...

Stroger Expected To Wait On Sales Tax Veto Decision

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Spokesmen in Stroger's camp indicated he likely won't make a decision until Monday on whether to block a rollback of last year's 1-percentage-point sa...

Claypool: Stroger And Blagojevich 'Very Similar'

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Stroger's likely challengers is Commissioner Forrest Claypool, who's taking his criticism of Stroger up a notch....

Stroger Hedging On Sales Tax Veto Threat

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thrown to the political wolves by the powerful Daley family, embattled Cook County Board President Todd Stroger now says he might not veto a surprise ...

Mayor Daley Backs Sales Tax Repeal: Tax Hike 'Very Detrimental'

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley said today he agreed with the Cook County Board's vote to repeal its 1-percentage-point sales tax increase, saying the hike had a ...

Oh, My Todd [Stroger]: 'An Exercise in Fertility'

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

On the radio, Stroger sounded like a kid in third grade who hadn't quite mastered phonics.

Cook County Board Votes To Repeal Sales Tax Increase, Stroger To Veto

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - The Cook County Board has voted 12-3 to repeal a 1 percent sales tax enacted last year, but the move could be short-lived. Cook County...

Vallas Deciding Soon On Challenging Stroger As A Republican

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Public Schools chief Paul Vallas said today a decision on whether he will make a bid for the Republican nomination for Cook County Boar...

Former Stroger Patronage Hire Tony Cole In Jail Fight

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former Cook County employee at the center of a patronage controversy involving county Board President Todd Stroger has been separated from other Coo...

Stroger Hiring Scandal: Dunnings Bailed Patronage Worker Cole Out Of Jail 4 Times

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Cook County Chief Financial Officer Donna Dunnings bailed disgraced staffer Tony Cole out of jail twice more than originally reported, court do...

Stroger Double-Crossed Me On Scandal Questions: Commissioner

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger avoided a public grilling in front of TV cameras last week by promising Commissioner Tim Schneider a private ...