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Hunter Clauss

Hunter Clauss

A.M. Digital Editor

Hunter Clauss is a digital editor, reporter and the writer for WBEZ’s afternoon newsletter, The Rundown. He has previously worked with the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago News Cooperative, The New York Times, the BBC, Chicago Tonight and the Chicago Reader. He loves his nephews, playing Dungeons & Dragons and not injuring himself at the gym.

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The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Another Piece In The Madigan-ComEd Puzzle

WBEZ found another connection between ComEd and powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Impeachment Charges Move Forward

A House panel tonight will debate the impeachment charges facing President Trump. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Articles Of Impeachment: What Happens Now?

Trump becomes the fourth president on the brink of being impeached. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: The Spin Strategy In The Afghanistan War

A new report shows how U.S. officials systematically misled the public about the war. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Evidence Tampering In Johnson Investigation?

An officer seen drinking with Eddie Johnson allegedly tried hiding evidence from investigators. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: House Moves Forward With Drafting Impeachment Charges

The House could take a vote on impeaching Trump before Christmas. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Cops Under Investigation For Johnson Cover-up

Chicago's top watchdog is investigating whether a cover-up took place to protect now-former Supt. Eddie Johnson.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Video Shows Johnson “Drinking For Hours”

Johnson said he only had a "few drinks" before cops found him passed out in a vehicle, but a video allegedly shows he was drinking for some time.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Why Exactly Was Chicago’s Top Cop Fired?

Eddie Johnson was fired today, but Mayor Lightfoot didn’t elaborate on why she canned him. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Online Shopping Expected To Hit New Record

Black Friday shoppers are increasingly buying stuff online. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Be Careful If You’re Traveling

Two major storms are causing headaches for holiday travelers. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Can Illinois Spread The Wealth With Weed?

Illinois wants to boost minority participation in the pot industry, but problems are emerging. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Is A Property Tax Hike Inevitable For Chicago?

Mayor Lightfoot did not propose a big property tax hike this year, but that could change. That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: The Next Steps In The Impeachment Inquiry

Will articles of impeachment be filed? We might find out soon-ish. That story and more are in today's Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Russia Expert Blasts GOP’s “Fictions”

The expert criticized Republicans for spreading debunked conspiracy theories about Ukraine. That story and more are in today's Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Trump-Appointed Diplomat Implicates Trump

A U.S. diplomat said there was an effort to pressure Ukraine and “everybody was in the loop.” That story and more are in today’s Rundown.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Will Trump Testify In Impeachment Inquiry?

The president said he would “strongly consider” testifying in writing. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Impeachment Inquiry Vs. Trump’s Tweets

A tweet from the president got a real-time critique during today’s public hearing. That story and more are in today’s Rundown newsletter.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Pelosi Puts A Name On Trump’s Alleged Misdeeds

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Trump of committing “bribery.” Here’s why that’s significant.

The Rundown: WBEZ's Daily Newsletter

Newsletter: Key Impeachment Witness Offers New Details

A top U.S. diplomat said Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations.” That story and more are in today's Rundown newsletter.

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