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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 8/6/17

Lollapalooza may have taken over Grant Park, but we’ve got a lollapalooza of politics going on this edition of the Sunday Spin.

For our first guest, we have state Sen. 183 more words

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Shabby Opportunism by the Archdiocese of Chicago

The Archdiocese of Chicago has inserted its voice into political discussions about education funding in Illinois. Cardinal Cupich has met with Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss a new tax scholarship scheme that could support Archdiocesan schools (along with other religious schools). 320 more words

Alderman Anthony Beale speaks on his support for Chris Kennedy, the inequality of the property tax system in Cook County and more

For our last guest, 9th Ward Ald. Anthony Beale chimes in on the Spin hotline. The alderman has been critical of the property assessment system in Cook County contending it unfairly assesses the property of people in poorer neighborhoods. 73 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 7/30/17

On this edition of The Sunday Spin, Dave and Sam starts the show with the latest news and sports. Then, Chef Tyler from the Harvest Room stops by the studio with some breakfast. 176 more words

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It’s Not Paranoia if They’re Really Out to Get You

Voter fraud?  What voter fraud?

The President’s Commission on Voter Fraud is universally ridiculed and disparaged as everything Trump is universally ridiculed and disparaged.  The battle cry is that to look for voter fraud is racist and just another example of the Republicans attempting to suppress votes.  2,195 more words

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The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full Show 7/16/17

It’s been another big week in politics and we’ll bring you up to speed on this edition of the Sunday Spin.

On today’s show, Rick speaks to Democratic state Rep. 136 more words

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Now that a budget is in place, what lies ahead for Illinois? 

Chris Mooney, the director of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois stops by to talk about the momentous events in Springfield and what it may mean for the state’s future. 58 more words

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