The Morning Drive Podcast: Thursday

The Morning Drive Podcast: Thursday

Good morning!

Welcome to this edition of the Morning Drive Podcast! In today’s episode, we hear about Chicago’s political history and get some of the latest news.

Today’s news:

William Cellini is scheduled to be sentenced today for his role in corruption in the Blagojevich administration.

Voters in Northwest Indiana generally lean Democrat. But some people there give points to Mitt Romney in last night’s presidential debate.

Featured in the podcast:

WBEZ’s Curious City answers the question Why has Chicago had so many Democratic mayors?

And your WEATHER for today: Partly cloudy and windy but still warm, with a chance of thunderstorms and rain this afternoon and a high of 79.

Tonight, cloudy with chance of rain in the evening, then partly cloudy with a low of 45.

Tomorrow, partly cloudy, and still a slight chance of rain with a high of 57

And, this weekend… gloomy but hopefully no rain; cloudy skies with highs in the mid-50’s.

Music in the podcast brought to you by Modest Mouse. It’s called “It Always Rains on a Picnic.” (Hint: today isn’t a good picnic day.)