2018 Election News and Views

Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

Bypassing Congress, which approved far less money for his proposed wall than he had sought, Trump said he would use executive action to siphon billions of dollars from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts for the wall.

Trib endorses Bill Daley for mayor 

Trib endorses Bill Daley for mayor 

The Trib’s editorial board likes the depth of Daley’s experience in business and government plus his willingness to stand up to the unions on pension reform. 

Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

Some Republicans say Klobuchar is able to get things done because she pushes smaller issues. Some progressives say she lacks the kind of fire and bold ideas needed to bring significant change and excite voters.

No Chance at Enyia Rally

No Chance at Enyia Rally

Chance the Rapper didn’t show up for a Daley Center rally where the Amara Enya campaign promised he’d be at midday.

Night​mare Scenario feared in city elections

Night​mare Scenario feared in city elections

The nightmare scenario would happen if the races for the runoffs for the top two candidates for mayor or aldermen are close between the second and third finishing candidates.