Posts Tagged: Ed Burke

Mayor Lightfoot should not rush to judgement on Burke

Lori Lightfoot speaking at Police Accountability Task Force hearing in 2016. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

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...

Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

Chicago Picasso east of the City Hall/Cook County Building. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment Longtime Chicago Alderman Ed Burke deserves the benefit of the doubt. He’s been in office more than 40 years and despite some political controversies...

Burke Is Real Mayor Of Southwest Side

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...

Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad

Election Day Results Are Not All That Bad By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 23, 2012 Southwest News-Herald When I covered Chicago City Hall and my first election in...

Race Should Not Be An Issue in Chicagoland Politics

Race Should Not Be An Issue in Chicagoland Politics By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 02, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Race shouldn’t be an issue in politics, but when...