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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 4/23/17

On this week’s edition of The Sunday Spin for 4/23/17:

Rich Monocchio, the executive director of the Housing Authority of Cook County joins the show. He will discuss the president’s proposed budget and the situation at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and what that means locally. 108 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 4/16/17

On this week’s edition of The Sunday Spin for 4/16/2017:

Bill Ward, the executive vice president of the Home Builders Association of Illinois,  joins us from Springfield. 143 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 4/2/17

We’re celebrating Opening Night of baseball with the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs by having a great show this Sunday.

First up, Dave and Sam will launch the show with the latest in news and sports and we’ll talk a little baseball and hockey before we enter our spin through the national politics of the day. 159 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 3/26/17

On this week’s edition of The Sunday Spin for 3.26.17:

Tribune reporter Bill Ruthhart joins the show. Bill and last week’s guest Hal Dardick did a great job reading through Mayor Emanuel’s private emails to uncover questionable lobbying efforts. 110 more words

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Illinois House Rejects Bill to Create State Holiday for Obama's Birthday

The state of Illinois is in the middle of a budget crisis, and the State House naturally considered an incredibly important proposal that ended up falling short by only six votes: making former President Barack Obama’s birthday a state holiday. 224 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 3.19.17

This week on The Sunday Spin 3/19/17:

Mike Gelatka, president of the Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association joins the show. Rick will speak to him about the video gambling business as well as a new service the association is promoting to combat problem gambling. 90 more words

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Tribune's Hal Dardick on Mayor Emanuel, Springfield's budget woes and CPS

Tribune reporter Hal Dardick chimes in on the Sunday Spin hotline. Hal covers City Hall for the Tribune and we’ll discuss the latest from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the city’s battles with Springfield, and the latest involving the Chicago Public Schools. 18 more words

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