Posts Tagged “election”

Trump trumps GOP debate and leads for a reason

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Trump trumps GOP debate and leads for a reason

Real estate mogul Donald Trump held his own in a tough debate that was stacked against him as nine other contenders floundered in the spotlight. But why is Donald Trump connecting with the public across party lines? Republicans and Democrats? Because he may be the only one who is speaking honestly and telling the public the…

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Podcast: Can Garcia defeat Emanuel in Chicago Mayoral runoff April 7?

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Podcast: Can Garcia defeat Emanuel in Chicago Mayoral runoff April 7?

Why did Chicago Mayoral Rahm Emanuel fail to win the majority votes he needed in the Feb. 24 Mayoral election, and how did Jesus Chuy Garcia put together the coalition that denied Emanuel that victory. Ray Hanania and Monroe Anderson discuss some of the issues in this radio interview By Ray Hanania Former Chicago City Hall…

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Court orders Ochoa to pay legal fees in politically motivated lawsuit

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Court orders Ochoa to pay legal fees in politically motivated lawsuit

A Cook County Circuit Court Judge today (Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015) ordered former Cicero mayoral candidate Juan Ochoa to reimburse Cicero and Town President Larry Dominick more than $30,000 spent to refute Ochoa’s claims that he was harassed in the 2013 election. Ochoa filed the politically motivated lawsuit weeks prior to the Feb. 26, 2013…

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Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service

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Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service

Durbin one of the most honorable people in government service By Ray Hanania In covering Chicagoland politics for nearly 40 years, you can imagine I’ve met a lot of politicians and government officials. Mayors, Congressmen, aldermen, county commissioners and local trustees and even a few governors. But one person stands high above them all. That’s…

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Rauner lets heavy online campaign buy do the attacking

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Rauner lets heavy online campaign buy do the attacking

Rauner lets heavy online campaign buy do the attacking By Ray Hanania Gazillionaire Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner played it smart during the highly watched Gubernatorial debate on WLS-TV, emcee’d by veteran anchor and journalist Ron Magers. Instead of bashing his opponents, he focused almost entirely on defending himself and defining his issues. Rauner focused…

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