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Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

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Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies A powerful champion of Palestinian rights, Paul Findley, was laid to rest on August 9, 2019 in his hometown of Jacksonville, Illinois where he launched his successful 11-term, 22 year congressional career in the U.S. Congress, until he was toppled by pro-Israel funded challenger Dick Durbin in…

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition With a rising awareness of the importance of the role of women in society, government, politics and the need to continue to champion equality for the sexes, remembering one of the pioneers of women in politics in Chicago is important. Jane Byrne deserves more recognition as Chicago’s first…

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

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Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman The mudslinging battle to elect three trustees in Orland Park has taken another ugly turn over the issue of vicious but anonymous robocalls as Mayor Keith Pekau widens his list of enemies by taking shots this time at Liz Gorman, the centrist populist who made a…

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

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Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor In politics, it’s rarely about who is great but rather about who is better. And in the race for Chicago Mayor between Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot, the “better” candidate is Preckwinkle. Although I have some issues with her past policies,…

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes #RayHananiaPodcast #JussieSmollett #ChicagoMayoralElection #IsraeliWarCrimes This week’s Ray Hanania Podcast reviews the past week’s events, issues and my recent columns in the Regional News newspaper, The Reporter and Southwest News-Herald on Jussie Smollett; my columns in the @ArabNews on the Oscar win by #RamiMalek, and at…

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Great choices showcase Chicago’s mayoral election

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Great choices showcase Chicago’s mayoral election

Great choices showcase Chicago’s mayoral election A quick look at all of the great Chicago mayoral contenders and their slogans. Suburbanites want Chicago to succeed. When the city goes down, it drags the suburbs with. Crime there creates crime in the suburbs. Drugs there brings drugs to the suburbs. And when Chicago suffers financially, the…

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