Posts Tagged “Chicago City Council”

Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke

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Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke

Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke Newly elected Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has used the troubles of Alderman Ed Burke to bolster her image as a “reformer” and pandered to the hedonic character of the mainstream news media demanding that he resign. But in America, the mob doesn’t rule, the Rule of…

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Don’t Forget, Politics Can Be Terrible

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Don’t Forget, Politics Can Be Terrible By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Friday April 19, 2013 By all measures, Chicagoland politics is not as combative as it was 30 years ago. It’s easy for us to forget how vicious politics was in the years following the death of Chicago Boss Richard J. Daley that Christmas season…

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Burke Is Real Mayor Of Southwest Side

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Burke Is Real Mayor Of Southwest Side By RAY HANANIA • Friday, June 22, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Rahm Emanuel may have the title of Chicago mayor but when it comes to the best interests of the Southwest Side, the title belongs to Ed Burke, the Dean of Chicago City Council. It’s clear Emanuel doesn’t…

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