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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