Joe Biden’s theory of the case is that his current support among black voters will lead to success in Nevada and South Carolina. That, in turn, he hopes will propel him to victory in the Super Tuesday contests in early March.Michael Bloomberg, along with other candidates, hope to earn the support of black voters and erode Biden’s base. For Bloomberg, his past remarks about black men and crime, “stop-and-frisk” policing, and housing discrimination could make that difficult.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, demographics and culture correspondent Juana Summers, and national political correspondent Don Gonyea.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.
A second proposal has been introduced in Springfield to ban divorce attorneys from seeing location data attached to I-Pass transponders.
Former federal prosecutors in Chicago expressed confidence that U.S. Attorney John Lausch will protect the integrity of local probes.
Hours after the Justice Department intervened to seek a shorter sentence for Roger Stone, the four federal prosecutors who secured his convocation withdrew from the case.Stone was convicted in Novemeber on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing its investigation and witness tampering. Judge Amy Berman Jackson has the ultimate authority to hand down the sentence in his case.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis, Justice Department correspondent Ryan Lucas, and White House correspondent Tamara Keith.More from the NPR Politics Team:Scott Detrow on Short Wave, NPR’s daily science podcast, talking about where leading Democratic presidential contenders stand on climate policy.Danielle Kurtzleben on NPR’s Throughline, discussing the history of women running for 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.
The massive development — billed as the city’s 78th neighborhood — sits along the South Branch of the Chicago River.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has narrowly won the New Hampshire Democratic primary, as moderate voters split their voters between other candidates.Former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar both had strong showings in New Hampshire. The state’s electorate is considerably older and whiter than that of the nearly all of the remaining contests. Despite this result, both candidates face an uphill climb to the nomination because of a dearth of support from voters of color.Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren both under-performed expectations. Neither secured any delegates in the state, with their vote totals falling below the necessary 15 percent threshold.This episode: congressional correspondent Susan Davis and campaign correspondents Asma Khalid and Scott Detrow.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.
The parent company of the local utility giant publicly acknowledged for the first time that civil and criminal penalties could be coming.
The budget plan includes a boost in military spending and major cuts to the social safety net this year.
The Lightfoot administration is cracking down on General Iron Industries, a scrap metal shredding company known for polluting the North Side.
Activists want the city to buy out ComEd’s infrastructure and start up a public utility. But Lightfoot says Chicago doesn’t have the money.