Dick Simpson

former Chicago Alderman

Guest

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)

Dick Simpson on KCRW

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 …

Obama and Emanuel: Great Team or a Mismatch?

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 …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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