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Madigans' Summer Blockbuster: Conflicted

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.12.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

In the latest chapter of the Madigan summer blockbuster, House Speaker Michael Madigan revealed to the world that his daughter, Lisa, our attorney general, knew for many moons that her dad had no intention of retiring.

WATCH: George W. Bush Praises Mayor Daley In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former President George W. Bush made a stop in Chicago Thursday to promote his new book, "Decision Points" and get some face time with Mayor Daley. ...

Slowly But Surely...

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

....we crawl methodically through the final stages of the preparation of this splendid opera, Jake Heggie's Three Decembers. I was thrilled that we m...

John McCain In Chicago Supporting Mark Kirk (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator John McCain and Congressman Mark Kirk gathered for a closed-door fundraiser and talk on foreign policy in Chicago Friday morning, where McCain...

Gubernatorial Gambit

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Although the intra-party battles have stayed under-the-radar to date, they will undoubtedly heat up as the mercury outside dives. Case in point was the Republican candidate forum.

Looking at Chicago History Through the Keyhole of Private Clubs

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

The clubs played a role in shaping the city of Chicago over the past 140 years, helping transform a rough-and-tumble prairie town to a sophisticated and still rough-and-tumble world city.