Comedian Robert Klein stops by Afternoon Shift on his way to UP Comedy Club for a weekend run. And the Music Institute of Chicago's Artist in Residence, Tammy McCann, regales us with her versatile voice. Plus Eric Klinenberg talks about a topic largely absent during the election, climate change.
On Thursday's 'Morning Shift', we take a look at musicians who reinvented themselves, some with more success than others. We also talk about youth voting, the fiscal cliff, and to state treasurer Dan Rutherford.
The former Illinois state representative was indicted and kicked out of his seat. Yet, he said he won it back in this week’s election because he has a relationship with constituents, not because he's a Democrat.
Illinois’ Democratic Governor Pat Quinn is celebrating his party’s big wins in this week’s election. Democrats picked up several state Senate and state House seats, giving them a veto-proof majority in both chambers.