Politics

Pat Quinn
Pat Quinn (courtesy: Pat Quinn)
Craig Dellimore
March 02, 2018 - 6:09 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Former Gov. Pat Quinn, who's running for Illinois Attorney General, is going a step beyond those who are calling for House Speaker Michael Madigan to resign over sexual harassment allegations against some of his political staffers. Quinn says it's wrong that Madigan and...
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Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios
Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios holds a news conference. (Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)
Craig Dellimore
March 01, 2018 - 4:19 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios was a no-show at a county board hearing on problems with the property assessment system. In truth, no one on the Cook County Board seemed surprised that Berrios did not appear at the Finance Committee hearing. He sent Deputy Assessor...
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Rahm Emanuel
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel during the All-Star mini-pitch dedication. (Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports)
Bob Roberts
February 28, 2018 - 8:17 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago's mayor and police superintendent are calling Wednesday's passage of gun-control regulation in Springfield as a watershed moment for the city and the state of Illinois. Now, they want immediate action on the bill package from Gov. Bruce Rauner. "It has been...
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Assault Weapons AR-15
Steve Miller
February 27, 2018 - 5:38 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The village of Deerfield may be getting closer to a ban on assault weapons. It was the deaths of 17 people in Florida that was the tipping point for Deerfield, Mayor Harriet Rosenthal said Tuesday. "I believe is took all of us by storm with those students being so...
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