Political strategists from both sides of the aisle join us to break down last night's election. Curious City discovers the part of Chicago with the most...biodiversity. Finally, Rick talks with Garrison Keillor.
We do some digging and learn what's going on in two swing states: Wisconsin and Colorado. We'll also have an extended conversation with former Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard. Then we talk to Davy Rothbart of Found magazine.
WBEZ political reporter Alex Keefe is looking almost as weathered as the congressional candidates he's covering. The Curious City team reveals how Millennium Park's bean is cleaned. And Rick Kogan enters the eye of WGN's storm center to sit down with Tom Skilling.
With less than 100 days before the general election, August temperatures aren’t the only things on the rise. Political campaigns have grown more contentious—and expensive. President Obama shattered fundraising records when he raised more than $750 million for his 2008 campaign.