Connected to Chicago (10-21-2018) Special Guest-Senator Dick Durbin

Bill Cameron chats with Senator Dick Durbin. Bill and Senator Durbin discuss the upcoming elections, and if there might be a red or blue wave, President Trump’s policies, and who might be President in 2020. Jamal Khashoggi is also discussed as well Senator Mitch McConell and social security reform.

In this week’s round table segment, Bill Cameron is joined by Greg Hinz of Crain’s, Ray Long of The Chicago Tribune, Lynn Sweet and Fran Spielman of the Chicago Sun-Times, and Heather Cherone, editor of The Daily Line. The Round table starts off by discussing how campaign workers for J.B. Pritzker have filed a lawsuit over discrimination. Greg has an update on Attorney General Jeff Sessions speech in Chicago and discusses the consent decree. Fran discusses how Chance the Rapper has endorsed Amara Enyia for Mayor of Chicago.

This week’s Community Spotlight is with Jennifer Keiper. Jeff Hall, who was wounded when his vehicle struck an Iraqi anti-tank mine, while serving in the Persian Gulf War, is now the National Employment Director with the Disabled American Veterans. He talks to WLS-AM 890 about disabled veterans re-entering the workforce, the benefits for companies that hire, and the new Guide to Hiring and Retaining Veterans with Disabilities. The free guide for disabled vets and employers can be downloaded from DAV’s website: