former Chicago Alderman
Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago; former Alderman for Chicago's 44th Ward (1971-1979)
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters today that the President will have an announcement tomorrow . Nobody now doubts the announcement will be that Chief of Staff …
Sep. 30, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is stepping down, and Rahm Emanuel wants the job. President Obama is expected to announce his Chief of Staff's departure tomorrow.
Sep. 30, 2010from To the Point
On Monday of this week, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested and charged with offering Barack Obama's senate seat for sale to the highest bidder.
Dec. 12, 2008from To the Point
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.
Jun. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…
Jun. 14from KCRW Features
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW will be tracking each…
Jul. 18from News Stories
There’s a lot to consider.
Jul. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers