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Pols Begin Throwing Hats Into The Ring For 2014 Governor Race

Posted 11.10.2012 | Chicago

With the dust settling on the 2012 election, the focus in Illinois politics has already shifted two years into the future. Tuesday was a bruising ...

What Does Stuart Nudelman Have Against Police Torture Victims?

David Protess | Posted 12.22.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

When I last wrote about Stanley Wrice, he was hoping to walk his daughter Gail down the aisle. Hope does not come easily to a man serving a 100-year sentence for a gang rape back in 1982, but Wrice had seized the momentum in his fight for exoneration.

Chicago's Finest: Kurt A. Summers, Cook County Chief Of Staff

Iman A. Jefferson | Posted 10.21.2012 | Black Voices

Chicago may be known as the “City That Works,” but that’s because the county -- Cook County that is -- works. In this day and age, reform (espec...

Can YOU Fix Cook County's Deficit?

The Huffington Post | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago

How would you fix Cook County’s $315 million budget shortfall? An interactive “Budget” section launched Tuesday on the Cook County government we...

Stroger's Ten Lowest Moments As County Board President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, newly elected Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle was sworn in. Her first day on the job, Preckwinkle fired patronage workers tied...

Could A Republican Become County Board President?

Chicago News Cooperative | MICK DUMKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County has been dominated by Democrats for decades. But Roger Keats insists he has a chance in November to be the first Republican in 41 years el...

Toni Preckwinkle Says 2012 Earliest She Would Roll Back County Sales Tax

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democratic Cook County Board President candidate Toni Preckwinkle said today that she won't eliminate the rest of a controversial county sales tax inc...

Toni Preckwinkle: Sales Tax Roll Back Wouldn't Happen Until 2012

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It seems that campaign promises are made to be broken. But at least Democratic nominee for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is letting peo...

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...