In today’s show Stephanie Trussell is joined by political commentator Kathy Barnette, Arizona conservative Terry Ex-Dem MAGA, Aisha Owmby of Black Women Walk, Chief of Staff to the Black Conservative Federation president Melik Abdul, Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia, and Mark Weyermuller, man on the street.
Bill Cameron chats with Bill Daley. Daley is a Former top official in the Clinton and Obama administrations, a Lawyer, and currently running for Mayor of Chicago. Daley discusses why he is running for Mayor, addresses the budget issue, and the idea of an elected school board.
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 conversation starts off with an update on a breaking news story of an arrest being made on the suspicious packages that have been sent this week, and how it may affect the mid term elections. The “F” word emerges in a new campaign ad in the race for Governor, and it’s onto the race for Attorney General as well as the campaign for State Senate with everyone discussing Peter Roskam and Sean Casten.
This week’s Community Spotlight is with John Dempsey. John discusses the recent hiring of 107 new officers to the Chicago Police Department.