Ward Room | Chicago's Political News and Analysis Blog | NBC Chicago
Ward Room
Covering Chicago's nine political influencers
Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 at 12:30 AM
By Lisa Balde

State Senator Arrested at O'Hare

Donne Trotter, a candidate for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s congressional seat, was charged with trying to board a plane with a gun in his luggage. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 at 8:26 AM
By Saba Hamid

Donne Trotter

Donne Trotter

Donne Trotter is Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 17th District Read »

About Ward Room
NBC Chicago's award winning politics blog takes a critical look at Illinois' top influence-peddlers, using a mix of news and commentary designed to keep this state's notoriously corruptible politicians honest and accountable.

Get Ward Room headlines sent to your inbox!

Phil Rogers Emmy Award-winning reporter with trenchant insight into Chicago's political machinations.
Mary Ann Ahern WMAQ's Political Reporter since 2006, not afraid of a challenge. Read full bio .