Stephen Colbert highlights Trump's absurdity with his own brand of frivolous folly.
The real question is one which corporate-backed Democrats across the country should be asking themselves today: Why was a powerful mayor forced into a runoff in a city known for patronage and machine politics?
Today, Chicago. Tomorrow, the Country! There has never been a better opportunity to replace what is wrong with the Democratic Party with All That is Right with it.
This is what democracy looks like!
Bruce Rauner made $60 million last year, and is in a dead heat to become the governor of Illinois. But with all his money, he still didn't have a campaign song -- until I gave him one.
Just what Illinois needs: Another filthy rich insider.
This 4th of July, Chicagoans opposed to Mayor Emanuel’s extreme budget cuts to public services, and policies of corporate welfare, will peacefully converge at the Mayor’s house to speak out against these austerity measures and celebrate citywide resistance to his mayorship.
Over 130 people were led away and ticketed by police in Chicago as thousands of teachers, parents and students protested against a decision to close 54 public schools. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has refused further negotiations, apparently making the closings a done deal.
A 6-month-old infant girl shot five times on Chicago's South Side Monday died in the hospital Tuesday morning.
Either way, this is a loss for Rahm. He's painted the teachers as money-hungry slugs, and now he wants to file for an injunction on the basic that they 're not really fighting over money (which is the legal basis for the strike): Chicago
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