Local Politics

County Board considers and rejects ban on tweeting

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September 29, 2010

A proposal to ban the use of social media by Cook County Commissioners during meetings, aimed at Tony Peraica, was rejected by a committee yesterday
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Emanuel is without a home: Sneed

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September 29, 2010
Emanuel is without a home: Sneed

The resident in Rahm Emanuel's Old Ravenswood home is not giving it up, leaving Emanuel without a home during his expected run for mayor.
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Robinson: Quinn deal with AFSCME “shameful”

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September 22, 2010

Candidate for IL 7th Sen Adam Robinson said a deal which preserves union jobs but is tainted by Quinn's endorsement by AFSCME, is "shameful."
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Twitter: support for Brady, interest in Claypool v Berrios

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September 20, 2010

The IL Governors race led the race for tweets this week, with GOP candidate Bill Brady leading Democrat Pat Quinn. Although most people agree Twitter is a waste, political studies suggest a relationship between the number of tweets and success at the polls.
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Berrios campaign: Shaw laundering for Claypool

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September 20, 2010

Democratic candidate for County Assessor Joe Berrios accused BGA exec dir Andy Shaw of laundering money and working for the campaign of Forrest Claypool
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Steans to carry Fritchey TIF idea in Statehouse

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September 20, 2010

IL Sen Heather Steans indicates she will carry the TIF package introduced earlier in the summer by IL Rep John Fritchey
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Rahm for mayor

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September 20, 2010

It pays to be careful what you read about him. However, I thought one content summary summed up his personality: Rahm for F*CK’N MAYOR.
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Rahm Emanuel meets J3

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September 19, 2010

Last week it was revealed the current White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel (D-Old Ravenswood) commissioned a poll of voters and met with US Congressman (and potential rival for mayor) Jesse Jackson Jr.
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