Former presidential candidate and chairman of the Democratic National Committee Howard Dean talks to Eight Forty-Eight about the 2012 campaign for president, campaign finance in the era of Citizens United and the state of the Democratic party.
In a surprise move Monday, President Obama announced that the G8 summit will be held at Camp David, not Chicago. Eight Forty-Eight gets analysis from WBEZ reporter Alex Keefe. Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti, whose ward includes where the summit was to be held, weighs in on the change.
What’s up with soup? The food most commonly associated with sad things like the Great Depression and being sick has taken on a new life with the Hideout's weekly event Soup and Bread. Its popularity resulted in two cookbooks.
Later today, a Cook County judge is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the Illinois Eavesdropping Act, which makes it illegal to record public conversations without prior consent. The American Civil Liberties Union has been a staunch opponent of the bill.