If you are commuting home or want some great analysis from WBEZ and local pundit/lawmakers, listen to this. It's the live show we put together (unedited) after the announcement today that Mayor Daley will not seek reelection.
We finally have a ballot. On Friday, the Illinois State Board of Elections decided the Libertarian slate had made the grade, but the Constitution Party had not. They also voted to remove Senate hopefuls Corey Dabney and Andy Martin.
On Thursday, the jury in the federal corruption trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich informed U.S. District Court Judge James Zagel that they'd reached a decision on only 2 of the 24 counts before them.