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CN February 15 2018

Susana Mendoza, our state’s Comptroller, has emerged as one of Bruce Rauner’s most vocal opponents. And she wasn’t impressed with yesterday’s budget speech. She also tells us that she’s still strongly in JB’s corner, and she thinks the Quinn/Hampton mess has taught Speaker Madigan some lessons. 2,625 more words

Chicago Newsroom Past Shows

Pritzker falling in Illinois Dem guv race

By John Ruberry

“Big Daddy! Now what makes him so big? His big heart? His big belly? Or his big money?” Brick Pollitt in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. 633 more words


Will Jeanne Ives' controversial ad help or hurt her campaign?

The Daily Line‘s A.D. Quig joins Justin to break down the top local political stories making news this week including the upcoming primary election in Illinois, the amount of ballot challenges during this election, JB Pritzker apologizing for remarks made on the Blagojevich tapes, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle formally endorsing JB Pritzker, the race for Cook County Assessor heating up and the latest on the contentious race between Jeanne Ives and Governor Bruce Rauner. 44 more words

The Download

Does Pritzker Have A Problem With African-American Voters?

CHICAGO (CBS) — Does J.B. Pritzker have a problem with African-American voters?

That’s the fallout Pritzker’s campaign is working to face down after FBI wiretap recordings of a phone call… 302 more words


The John Williams Show Full Podcast 02.06.18: Blagojevich and Pritzker on race, Beach Bunny band, stock markets, Water.org and Matt Damon, John Mahoney

The Chicago Tribune released more audio of conversations between the imprisoned Rod Blagojevich and gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker. Political Reporter Rick Pearson tells John what’s most revealing about those clips. 95 more words

Justin Kaufmann

Chicago Tribune Political Reporter Rick Pearson: "The fact that this is being seen as a joke [by Rod Blagojevich] and could be very problematic"

Chicago Tribune Political Reporter Rick Pearson can’t tell John how he obtained audio of imprisoned Rod Blagojevich. But, he describes the one way the audio tarnishes gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker. 37 more words

John Williams

Pritzker Apologizes For 'Regrettable' Remarks On Black Politicians In Call With Blagojevich

CHICAGO (CBS) — Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker apologized Tuesday for the content – but not the intent – of his remarks heard on FBI wiretap recordings of a phone call with jailed ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich nearly 10 years ago. 283 more words