Monthly Archives: February 2013

Poll: Rahm Emanuel’s Approval Ratings Plummet

Just two years after Rahm Emanuel slid easily into Chicago’s City Hall to replace Former Mayor Richard Daley, Emanuel is nowhere near as popular with Chicago residents as he was after first returning to the city from his post in President Obama’s White House. A new representative poll conducted by Crains/Ipsos shows just 2% surveyed strongly…

Chicago Tribune Attacks GOP Field in Race to Replace Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Six days before the election, the Chicago Tribune published its first in-depth coverage of the Republican candidates in the IL-2 race. The paper began covering the IL-2 seat back in November when Jr. resigned and has been comprehensive in its coverage of the Democrat primary. This first look at the Republican candidates by “watchdog” reporter…

Bloomberg Axelrod Favorite To Replace JJJ, Robin Kelly: ‘I’m all for banning guns’

In the Illinois 2nd District Special Election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Independence USA PAC has gone all in, spending an estimated $1.4 million in attack ads against former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson and endorsing anti-gun-extremist Robin Kelly. Kelly has proudly campaigned against guns throughout the campaign. At a forum held in suburban Dolton, IL,…