Toni Preckwinkle jumps into mayor’s race — with a little help from her friends September 21, 2018 By A.D. Quig - Most campaign launches are staid events — a few signs, a speech — some hugs from adoring family members and respectful applause.
Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability renews push for its plan for civilian oversight of Police Department September 21, 2018 By Heather Cherone and A.D. Quig - Civilian control of the Chicago Police Department is the missing piece of efforts to reform the Chicago Police Department, members of the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability said Thursday at City Hall, renewing their push for new rules to hold

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Preckwinkle says Keller asked to resign over ‘inappropriate’ behavior with women September 20, 2018 By A.D. Quig - Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced late Wednesday that she’d “demanded and received” resignation from her Chief of Staff, John Keller, after she learned of a corroborated allegation that Keller “had engaged in inappropriate behavior on his personal time.”

Pollsters Demystify the Biz, Share What Went Wrong in 2016

A certain group of 2016 political junkies might have one lasting image of Election Day — the New York Times needle’s shift from blue to deep red as early results came in. The seemingly unexpected shift of fate prompted a rash of headlines wondering whether political polling was on life support. It’s not. On this episode of The Daily Line’s Aldercast, pollsters Liz Dunne and Melissa Bell address common misperceptions about the industry, the future of polling, and how political junkies can ID quality polls.

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