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State Politics Tue Feb 24 2009

Tempting Burris?

Given the incredible stubbornness of politicians today has anybody considered that it might be unwise to keep asking Burris to resign? I mean after all that we've seen of Burris I'm starting to think he's more likely to keep the seat just to spite everyone. Remember, this is the guy who accepted Blago's nomination and even after it resulted in plenty of boos on his part he kept the seat. What makes us think he'll change because everyone is telling him to give it up now? I think the calls are pissing ol' Roland off so badly that he's going to make a run for the seat again in 2010 --it's being reported that he's considering it now. (sigh)

Crossposted at Pensons.

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By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...


Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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