Meegan, Tresser speak at 33rd Ward's 'TIF Illumination Night'

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Editors Note: Following is a statement on public safety issued by Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti.

Emmanuel Talks Chicago Economics; Critics Say He Hasn't Done Enough

John Byrne, Chicago Tribune, 1/14/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday laid out a second-term economic plan he said would focus on the city's struggling neighborhoods as he fights critics who say his policies so far have mainly benefited wealthier Chicagoans.  Read more »

Tim Meegan, independent progressive takes on Deb Mell

Chicago's Municipal Election is early next year, (February 24th 2015), but already it's shaping up as a battle royal with strong challenges to Rahm's corporate kleptocracy being mounted by solid progressive left candidates.   Read more »

Bernie Sanders New Year's Talk, 'despair is not an option'

Sen. Bernie Sanders says that he will make his decision in March whether or not to run for President and whether he will run as an Independent or a Democrat.  Below is his statement about the state of the nation and why he is considering a presidental run.    Read more »

Jesus Garcia challenges 'out of touch' Mayor Emanuel

Jesus Garcia has an impressive political biography having served as one of the alderman whose election gave a majority to Mayor Harold Washington, then as the first Latino Illinois state senator and currently he is a commissioner on the Cook County Board.    Read more »

Mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti talks with PDA-Chicago

Born and raised on Chicago's South Side, the son of a Polish-American mother and an Italian immigrant father, Bob Fioretti is a civil rights attorney and for the past seven years, alderman from Chicago's 2nd

Amara Enyia Ends Run for Mayor Following Burglary and Challenges

This report was issued by the Justice Party of Illinois which had endorsed Amara's candidacy.  Read more »

Dianne Daleiden Takes on 40th ward power broker, Pat O'Conner

Meet another independent progressive challenger to Mayor Emanuel's control of the Chicago City Council


Teacher Dianne Daleiden is launching a gutsy grassroots campaign against long time alderman and 40th ward power broker, Pat O'Conner, who also happens to be Mayor Emanuel's floor leader.  Read more »