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Truth Is the Enemy of Social Justice

You would have to admire these people for their audacity, except they probably aren’t bright enough to understand how outrageous they are: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s top appointee to the civilian

New Oversight!

It's here! It's finally here! Mayor Rahm Emanuel's top aides on Thursday gave a group of aldermen a broad outline of his plans for revamping the city's much criticized police oversight system, but City Council members who attended said...Show More Summary

RIP Mr. Dennis

Funeral yesterday: The son of a Chicago police officer killed by gunfire last week was laid to rest on the South Side.Friends and family, Chicago police officers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were all among those remembering Arshell DennisShow More Summary

Chicago mayor agrees: 7 police officers should be fired over Laquan McDonald shooting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday he supported police Supt. Eddie Johnson's decision to seek the firing of seven officers for allegedly lying about the fatal 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald. The comments were Emanuel's first public remarks since Johnson's announcement last week that...

Addison & Clark development groundbreaking marks start in Wrigleyville

The team behind the Addison & Clark mixed-use development in Wrigleyville, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney (44th), joined in breaking ground earlier this month for a project that has been 10 years in the making...

Rahm Losing His Mind

Well, not really. He's playing a game, trying to look sympathetic...like he cares: After three recent shootings that injured young children, Mayor Emanuel unloaded today on gang members.Emanuel was marking the end of the One Summer Chicago Program that put 30,000 young people to work, and after the ceremony his anger and frustration was palpable. Show More Summary

CTA to Begin Major Modernization of Illinois Medical District Blue Line Station

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. recently announced that a $23 million project to renovate and modernize the Illinois Medical District (IMD) Blue Line station will begin next month.

Rahm Emanuel Says Chicago Pension Crisis "Improving", Facts Show He Is Lying

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel brags about balancing the Chicago budget and fixing the city’s pension plans. Reuters writer Dave McKinney took the lies hook line and sinker. Mark Glennon at Wirepoints Illinois separates fact from fiction in his article Chicago’s Friday Bunk Dump. Show More Summary

Sandra Cisneros’s ‘Notes of a Native Daughter’

Published this week at Chicago is a look into Sandra Cisneros’s early life in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood in the 1960s and 70s, along with the reasons why she left the city, a snub by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and excerpts from her most recent prose poem “Notes of a Native Daughter.” In the poem, Cisneros […]

Hire 1,000

Remember those 1,000 cops Rahm promised? The "community" is remembering, too : Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday unleashed a familiar emotional tirade in response to the shooting of a 6-year-old Englewood girl caught in the crossfire between...Show More Summary

Actvist Ja'Mal Green Released From House Arrest, Aided By Letter From Rahm

More than a year ago, Mayor Emanuel sent Green a letter of support for Green's anti-violence activism. Since then, a lot has changed. [ more › ]

DEMOCRATS IN DISARRAY: Emanuel responds to broadside from Jesse Jackson Sr. “Mayor Rahm Emanuel on…

DEMOCRATS IN DISARRAY: Emanuel responds to broadside from Jesse Jackson Sr. “Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday vehemently denied that he sat on the Laquan McDonald shooting video until he was safely re-elected after the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. accused the mayor of a cover-up in his most blistering attack on the mayor to date.”

Amtrak and Partners Announce Design Team for Chicago Union Station

The restoration of Chicago Union Station took a significant step forward, as Amtrak, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago area transportation leaders from Metra, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) and the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)

Mix and Match Numbers

The mayor plays with the stats again, and the Sun Times gobbles up Rahm's shit like it's expensive caviar: Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday credited the potent but costly mix of police overtime, summer jobs and a preemptive gang takedown...Show More Summary

IPRA "Reform" Stalling

Rahm lurching from the property tax explosion to the police reform debacle : Mayor Rahm Emanuel can’t win, no matter what he does when it comes to restoring public trust shattered by his handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting video.That...Show More Summary

Rahm to Pay Rezko Debts?

Ben Joravsky digging where other reporters fear to tread: For the last few days I've been looking for takers on my bet that Mayor Emanuel will eventually spend about $17.4 million of your property tax dollars to pay off some of convicted felon Tony Rezko's obligations. Show More Summary

Mayor Emanuel, CTA Move Forward with South Side Transit Investment

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. have announced the CTA has finalized a bold, vibrant design for the new 95th Street Terminal.

No "Right" to Mayoral Detail

The judge played it exactly as it had to be : A federal judge found no politics at play Wednesday in the selection of Rahm Emanuel’s security detail after he became mayor in 2011.U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber’s ruling ended a bench trial that lasted a little more than a week. Show More Summary

$30?

Remember back in the day, to get to certain units, you had to undergo a financial background check? It was to make sure that you weren't a risk for taking money due to a bad financial situation. Now we get this: Mayor Rahm Emanuel has...Show More Summary

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