I chatted with Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias about the state pension system and his E-bay auction today, and took the opportunity to ask him about his gubernatorial ambitions. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
Barack Obama's first workplace in Chicago was Altgeld Gardens- a housing development this close to being in Indiana. Richard Cahan and Linda Paul wondered what they would be feeling the morning after Obama won the election. They produced this audio slideshow together.
Twitter highlight of the weekend: Scott Smith tweets: If the NYT's Thomas Friedman, Obama adviser David Axelrod and pol fundraiser Tony Rezko were in the same room, could you tell who was who?"
Newspaper highlight of the weekend: Obama may have to go cold turkey with his Blackberry.
If you're like me, you've been observing the recent tumult of the stock market from the sidelines. I'm more of a savings account kind of guy than a day trading kind of guy. But it does occassionally look like it'd be fun just to see what happens.
Chicago didn't get the party it expected during the baseball season, but it's sure making up for it tonight. Check out all these election frivolities across the city. And let us know how you are marking this historic night in the comments section below.
Slideshow after the jump!