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[26 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]

Please join Tom Roeser as he offers as big Christmas welcome to Russ Stewart, lawyer, journalist, columnist for CDOBS and a legal objector to the residency of Rahm Emanuel and Carol Felsenthal, blogger for Chicago magazine who is covering the mayoralty issue.

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[23 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]

Please join Tom Roeser, Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Chicago Daily Observer as he welcomes Joel Pollak, Republican candidate in the ILlinois in the Illinois 9th District (vs. Jan Schakowsky) and political analyst Russ Stewart.

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[8 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Our columnist Carol Felsenthal appears on The Today Show in a September 4, 2008 appearance speaking about Sarah Palin and the Republican Convention.
Click Here to view Carol Felsenthal on “The Today Show”

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[25 Jan 2011 | 7 Comments | ]

“If the law says that,” roared Mr. Bumble in Dickens’ Oliver Twist, “the law is an ass!”

In plain English the law that would deny Rahm Emanuel from running for mayor because in service of his country he purportedly lost his residence here is an ass and should be overridden ASAP.
Ultimately because we are a nation founded on John Locke’s unique application of Natural Law which contrary to the original Thomistic concept, links Natural Law to the will of the people—mature application of Locke will force the Supreme Court of …

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[31 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

Reblogged from Oak Park Newspapers: Danny Davis faced a challenger in the March primary, River Forester Dan Roche, 38, husband, father of two, experienced in counter-terrorism with the CIA, currently heading anti-terrorism worldwide for CME (formerly Chicago Mercantile Exchange), smart, fotogenic, a fourth-generation Oak Parker by birth, a Fenwick alum. Chi Mag writer Carol Felsenthal […]

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[12 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

Flashback. November 2011 Chicago Magazine interview between reporter Carol Felsenthal and Chicago Teachers Union boss Karen Lewis:CF: So you have an issue with [Secretary of Education, former CPS CEO] Arne Duncan?KL: Yeah, because he has a bachelor

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[20 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Rod Blagojevich’s retrial begins today with jury selection. Chicago Mag’s Carol Felsenthal spoke with a legal insider that predicted this time Blagojevich will be found guilty on all counts. Here’s a part of Felsenthal’s interview: You told me last summer…

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[7 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

I tracked all 14 aldermanic runoff races closely most of the day and late into the evening on Tuesday. Sound boring? Not for me—not with a new mayor coming in and the possibility, slim as it might be, that aldermen under Mayor Emanuel may morph into something more lively than potted plants. Here, some lessons and thoughts I had along the way:

A return to the limelight, sort of, for Burris
In the 6th Ward, which includes Chatham and Englewood, the expectation was that 13-year incumbent Freddrenna Lyle would easily survive …

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[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

        “If the law says that,” roared Mr. Bumble in Dickens’ Oliver Twist, “the law is an ass!”         In plain English the law that would deny Rahm…

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[19 Jun 2010 | 5 Comments | ]

Alan Dershowitz has endorsed Republican Joel Pollack for US Representative in the Illinois 9th over incumbent Democrat Jan Schakowsky.

It’s in Politico, a Washington Post Blog, while Chicago Now posts a press release from the Pollak campaign in one of our favorite blogs. TPM and Salon ridicule Dershowitz for straying from the apparatchik’s devotion to Pollak’s opponent Jan Schakowsky.
The Tribune and Sun-Time’s missed it, they must have been otherwise engaged with nitpicking Mark Kirk’s teaching record (Sun-Times)  or nitpicking Mark Kirk’s military record (Tribune).
Carol Felsenthal does the full job on …