Posts Tagged “mayoral election”

Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit

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Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit

Pekau says he won’t take pension benefit The high profile battle for the office of mayor of Orland Park in southwest suburban Chicago is fueled by the board’s decision to give the 23 year incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin a massive salary boost and huge pension after only one term in office. The salary and pension spike has…

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention The battle between Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and challenger Keith Pekau has the attention of the entire state apparently creating a wild election contest filled with a lot of unusual issues, supporters and claims By Ray Hanania The battle to lead Orland Park, one of the fastest growing suburbs…

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new Ad misses his real problem

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new Ad misses his real problem

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel published a new campaign advertisement that tries to soften his hardened public image that so many voters dislike. But the Ad, which stresses that he’s not perfect and addresses some of his issues, misses the mayor’s real problem. By Ray Hanania Mayor Rahm Emanuel looked at his polling this past week and realized that…

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Garcia humbles Mayor Emanuel, forces run-off April 7

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Garcia humbles Mayor Emanuel, forces run-off April 7

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced into an April 7 mayoral election run-off by Jesus Chuy Garcia because of his own missteps characterized by his failure to be the inclusive mayor he claimed to be. Emanuel isolated Hispanics, American Arabs and allowed his image as an arrogant, mean politician to tarnish his promises to make Chicago…

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Chillin’ with Radio host Thom Clark and the lakefront libs

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Chillin’ with Radio host Thom Clark and the lakefront libs

By Ray Hanania Thom Clark is probably the nicest journalist and radio talk show I have ever met. The guy just has class, and he always shows it to everyone, regardless of politics. Clark, who used to head the Community Media Workshop — now headed by an equally talented news media taskmaster Susy Schultz —…

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