Posts Tagged “Chicago politics”

The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago

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The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago

The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago Chicago City Hall Journalist Harry Golden Jr., died on May 1, 1988, 30 years ago having documented Chicago’s rollercoaster political scene, and bringing to a final end the era of Front Page journalism. Golden was one of the best journalists in America…

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Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington

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Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington

Thanksgiving brings memories of Chicago Mayor Harold Washington Mayor Harold Washington was one of the more affable of Chicago’s mayors. He had a great sense of humor and was driven by a desire to balance the imbalance in Chicago’s society, bringing all of the city’s races and ethnic groups together, treating them equally. It’s something…

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor

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Bill Daley Could Be A Great Governor By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Newspaper, Friday, July 05, 2013 I’ve met all of the Daley’s and I would say Rich Daley was never my first choice for Chicago Mayor. Bill Daley was. Bill Daley has been a voice of reason and fairness. He knows how to wear…

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