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CTU sets dates for 2nd strike authorization vote
The Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday set dates for a second strike authorization vote later this month. CTU officials said its House of Delegates approved a "strike re-authorization" vote that will be taken through petitions beginning Sept. 21 and running through at least Sept. 23. The vote...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Trade union Rod Blagojevich Rahm Emanuel Voting Democratic Party Pension White House Chief of Staff Northwestern University
CTU governing body to discuss next steps in possible strike
Should teachers strike this year? That's the question on the minds of everyone depending on Chicago Public Schools for an education or work.
70 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Rahm Emanuel Morgan Freeman Democratic Party School Rod Blagojevich Negotiation Education White House Chief of Staff
Advice to Spicer -- from Obama's comms director
During my eight years in the Obama administration, there was an offhand comment uttered from time to time in the hallway after something went off the rails, "It's a communications problem."
3384 points by CNN | White House Press Secretary President of the United States White House Donald Trump Rahm Emanuel Apostrophe White House Chief of Staff Talking Points Memo
Trump friend says Priebus is 'in way over his head'
Christopher Ruddy blamed missteps at the dawn of Trump’s presidency squarely on Priebus and called for his removal.
15746 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States United States Cabinet White House Press Secretary Palm Beach Florida The Washington Post Donald Trump President White House Chief of Staff
Emanuel meets with Uber, with new idea in the works
Emanuel said Monday he had a West Coast meeting with Uber and is working with the company on an idea he hopes will benefit the Chicago.
47 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Rahm Emanuel Rod Blagojevich White House Chief of Staff Hotel Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Donald Trump
ATF considers sending more agents to help with Chicago's violent crime
The agency is examining a number of options to bolster its law enforcement efforts in the city.       
112 points by USA Today | Federal Bureau of Investigation President of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Democratic Party Law enforcement agency United States White House Chief of Staff Chicago
'Rahmfather' creator Eric Brightfield remembered for genius, pranks
I receive many fine letters from readers, but only one came stuffed into the mouth of a fish. A dead, dry, stuffed fish it was, a dark green smallmouth bass. "This fish is a little dry," said the cryptic note. "Let's meet for some fresher fish at Shaw's." It was on a square of canvas, a detail...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Rahm Emanuel Rod Blagojevich Wrigley Field White House Chief of Staff Christmas Democratic Party John Grisham
Sneed: Rahm, Rauner find common ground, and it’s at the Vatican
Reunited at last! Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner, antagonists in political life, have finally found something in common: Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, who is on his way to Rome to become a cardinal. At O’Hare International Airport before boarding a United Airlines flight, Rahm and Rauner held a press conference. “This is a […]
91 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Democratic Party Supreme Court of the United States Damon Wayans People from Chicago Illinois Rahm Emanuel Rod Blagojevich White House Chief of Staff Jim Clyburn
Chicago's mayor to deliver major speech on city crime
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will deliver his new, more comprehensive public safety plan for the nation's third-largest city on Thursday, drawing a spotlight on his leadership amid a troubling spike in street violence and an ongoing Department…
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Police Police brutality Democratic Party Northwestern University Rahm Emanuel Rod Blagojevich White House Chief of Staff People from Chicago Illinois
CTU strike talk abounds, but 2012 smack talk subsides
Chicago’s teachers haven’t banged out a new contract with the Board of Ed, but the rhetoric around the negotiations is much subdued compared to 2012.
104 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Rahm Emanuel Rod Blagojevich Democratic Party White House Chief of Staff Forrest Claypool Northwestern University Trade union The Strike