After a City Council meeting focused on Black History Month and the bottled water tax, Lightfoot weighed in on the ex-governor’s return.
But the current proposal has virtually no spending increases.
A look at the almost 20-year saga of the rise and fall of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will appear on Wednesday’s debate stage in Nevada, after qualifying in this morning’s NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll. He is likely to draw attacks from Democrats on stage for his campaign’s unprecedented ad spending that enabled his rise in the polls.And Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has opened up a double-digit lead in the Democratic nominating contest with 31% support nationally, up 9 points since December.This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois lawmakers from both parties reacted Tuesday to President Donald Trump commuting the sentence of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
The disgraced politician from Chicago will go free after 8 years in jail. Listen to the riveting story behind today’s big news.
President Trump commuted Rod Blagojevich’s sentence Tuesday. The disgraced ex-governor will have a “homecoming press conference” Wednesday.
This President’s Day we’re bringing you a special episode from NPR’s Throughline. It’s a podcast that looks at the past in order to understand the present. This episode the team looks at the history of women running for president of the United State.There are more female candidates in this presidential campaign cycle than at any other time in American history. But women were running for the highest office before they could even vote. How three women ran and challenged the notion of who could and should be president of the United States. Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at email@example.com.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
Attorney General William Barr asked President Trump to stop his social media commentary on Thursday after the flap over the case involving Trump’s adviser Roger Stone. The next day Trump tweeted in response.Plus, with impeachment over Democrats and Republicans in Congress map out what future investigations may look like. This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, Justice correspondent Ryan Lucas, political reporter Tim Mak, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, and Senior Political Editor and Correspondent Domenico Montanaro. Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station.
Tobolski’s chief of staff had a side job as a “sales agent” for a Chicago-based red-light camera company.