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Is Politics Dirty? It Is If You're Doing It Right...

Jane Byrne Was Not A Witch. She was a Democrat. And everyone knows Democrats make terrible witches. Conflict is not their best feature. Plus there are those cat allergies. 303 more words

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Swap Meet: What would you trade for a Jane Byrne coloring book?

It’s time for a new segment on The Download that we are calling, “Swap Meet.” We will invite WGN listeners in-studio who have some great memorabilia. 86 more words

The Download

I am a Democrat. I have been one all of my life. – Jane Byrne http://dlvr.it/Kr7bfq


Jane Byrne and The Blues Brothers: The 324-page script that revived Chicago as a film city

Matt talks Blues Brothers and the day Mayor Jane Byrne approved of John Belushi and Dan Akroyd’s 324-page script, which involved driving through the Daley Center. 17 more words

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The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor...

The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead. 7 more words

Jane Byrne