Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is borrowing $21 million-plus to pay for a dormant swath of land earmarked by former boss Richard M. Daley as extra space to host Olympics facilities, the Trib reports. Read »
Beside recruiting President Barack Obama's former adviser David Plouffe to lead its policy branch, Uber has brought on a small army of lobbyists to tackle political issues on the state level—and here in... Read »
Is Rahm Emanuel "Chicago" enough? Still spry at 90 years old, Ed Kelly -- the former Chicago Park District Superintendent -- answers in the negative, not holding back when asked about the embattled mayor during... Read »
A Cook County judge cut ex-Mayor Richard M. Daley a break on Wednesday, sparing him from having to testify in Chicago's lawsuit to against the owners of the Park Grill eatery at Millennium Park. Read »
It's the end of an era. After a reign stretching back decades, the Cullerton clan -- one of Chicago's oldest and most powerful political families -- has loosened its grip on the 38th Ward. Read »
Once a venture capitalist, always a venture capitalist. Bruce Rauner, Illinois' Republican candidate for governor, received $853,450 in campaign donations from July 3-9 and invested another $750,000 into... Read »
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