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Todd Stroger Called 'A Little Stupid And A Lot Lazy' By Own Ward Worker

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

Ask anyone, even Cook County President Todd Stroger's closest pals, and they'll tell you Ol' Todd has bumbled his way through his first term....

Congressmen Press Obama On Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- Seven members of Illinois' congressional delegation are joining immigrant rights activists in pushing President Barack Obama for immig...

Congressional Panel Holds Burr Oak Cemetery Hearing (VIDEO)

AP | Rupa Shenoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A patchwork of inconsistent state laws governing cemeteries allow scandals like one in suburban Chicago, where four people are accused...

Terrence O'Brien, Water District Chief, Running For County Board President

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The head of an agency that handles wastewater in Cook County is running for county board president....

A Cook in Congress

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Todd Stroger intends to seek reelection, but it's hard to see him weathering an ultra-competitive primary with such shaky credentials.

Dorothy Brown Enters Race For Cook County Board President

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race for the Cook County Board Presidency just got a little more crowded. Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced Friday that she...

Danny Davis Polling For County Board President Run

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big local name is considering running for Cook County Board president. U.S. Rep. Danny Davis is forming an exploratory committee to weigh a r...

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.

Community Scrambles to Save StreetWise

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than two days after learning of the dire financial straits of StreetWise, the Chicago-based non-profit magazine that employs homeless people, Chi...

Rep. Danny Davis Considering Run For Burris Senate Seat

Chicago Public Radio | Sam Hudzik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congressman Danny Davis lobbied for a Senate appointment last fall - before then-governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested for, among other things, allege...

Congressman Danny Davis Defends Burris: 'They've Never Walked In Roland Burris' Moccasins'

Chicago Public Radio | Ammad Omar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[O]ne politician who isn't calling for Burris to step down is Chicago Congressman Danny Davis. He says Burris is a man of integrity, and that his cri...

Rep. Danny Davis Turned Down Blagojevich Senate Appointment

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.) would like to replace President-elect Barack Obama in the Senate. The appointment was dangled before him la...

ROLAND BURRIS: Who Is Blagojevich's Pick For Illinois Senator? (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday appointed former Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris to fill President-elect Obama's vacant Sen...

Rep. Danny Davis On Obama's Seat: I'd Say No To Blagojevich

WBBM 780 | Bob Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis wants to be the next U.S. senator from Illinois -- but not enough to accept if Gov. Rod Blagojevich appoints him. "If the gover...

Danny Davis Wants Obama Senate Seat Despite Ways And Means Appointment

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite being named to the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday, one of the most powerful and sought-after assignments in Congress, Rep. Danny Dav...

Rep. Danny Davis Beats Traffic Ticket

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A judge has dismissed a 2007 traffic ticket issued to U.S. Rep. Danny Davis. The Democratic congressman from Illinois had protested the ticket, claim...

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...