Debating debates, DREAM Act, and DADTMissed anything this week in Chicago-area politics? Never fear! WBEZ elections producer Kristin Moo here, and I’ve beefed up my Google Reader and perked up my ears to keep track for you.
Friday morning, attorneys for Rahm Emanuel will be back in front of a Chicago election official. More than two dozen Chicagoans allege that Emanuel is not qualified to run for mayor. This issue is residency because Emanuel lived in Washington D.C.
Key decisions are expected Friday in the fight over whether Rahm Emanuel is eligible to run for Chicago mayor. A city election official will hold a late morning hearing to decide who will be called as witnesses.Emanuel himself is expected to testify next week.
Rahm Emanuel's wife may have to testify at a hearing to determine whether the former chief of staff to Presiden Obama is eligible to run for Chicago mayor.Emanuel faces more than two dozen objections to his candidacy, in part because he moved to Washington a couple years ago to work at the White Hou
Top story: Mr. Jerry Roper (head of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce) is pushing the state to approve - and for Governor Quinn to sign off on - a casino in Chicago. He says the best spot? Block 37. How awesome would that be?