Chicago Sun-Times, 7/17/20: Federal prosecutors have implicated Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan in a brazen, Chicago-style bribery scheme... Chicago Tribune, 7/18/20: Federal investigation draws closer to Madigan as ComEd will pay $200 million fine in alleged bribery…
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Friends, Molly and I got married last Monday! Before the wedding, Molly and I wrote letters to each other. Our Rabbi read from them during the ceremony…
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And why is Chicago's I-290 Expressway named after a Republican?
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And Michael Madigan's Country Club
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Reader Mailbag — I write to dialogue with you, please keep the questions coming! From my Mom. Thanks Mom! [edited for brevity] … Could you explain how…
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Chicago’s Machine beat its life expectancy by 40+ years because it loved family. In the early 1930s, Democratic machines across the US faced imminent…
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In 1933, Richard J. Daley graduated law school after ~7 years of study. He was now 31 years old. Still young, but determined to choose a path and prove…
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Welcome to my second newsletter! Molly and I have decided to postpone our move to Phoenix until late September. If you’re in, near, or driving through…
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