Top story: I didn't see too much on this story this morning, but an IOC official spoke to the media yesterday on why the Chicago bid failed. She said that some members of the IOC wanted to take the 2016 Olympics to a part of the world they have never been before. Makes sense.
Top Story: So the counter-punch at the media is complete! Yesterday, I wrote if Scott Lee Cohen wanted to get back at the media for hijacking his political career, he should make the highly-anticipated withdrawal-from-the-race speech during the Super Bowl.
Top story (because it's about me): Yesterday, I made a joke that I voted for Scott Lee Cohen because his ads scared me into it. Well, another reason to hate the internets: it got picked up by my new arch nemesis Rich Miller at Capitol Fax. His line?
Top Story: Comptroller Dan Hynes is scheduled to speak this morning to make an announcement on his campaign. The numbers are very close, but the lead has widened for Quinn since election night. Will this be a concession speech?