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The Chicago Daily Observer is published daily in Chicago featuring unique analysis, observations and reporting of local news stories by a team of over 100 journalists. Syndicated material is also published from a variety of local, national, and international sources, all with a focus on Chicago, Cook County, and the State Of Illinois.

John Powers is the President of the Chicago Daily Observer. Tom Roeser is the Publisher and Editor in Chief. The Chicago Daily Observer Editorial Board is made up of Dennis Byrne, Betsy Hart, Russ Stewart, John Powers, and Tom Roeser, among others. Ron Gidwitz is the Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Daily Observer.

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  • Pat said:

    I don\\\’t know if this is the right place to leave a general comment – I just wanted to say that I love the new look! It looks crisp and loads much faster. Nice!

  • chris bannon said:

    just out of curiosity – is this a conservative or liberal thing in general?

  • Jessica Bird said:

    i’m not sure if this is the place to leave this here,
    but the National Youth Leadership organization asked me todo a press release form. so if someone could please contact me with your mailing information that would be great!


  • John Powers said:




  • jamesy said:

    I wanted to email Mary Laney’s article but didn’t see an email option on the page. Cut and paste doesn’t do it justice. Did I miss something?

  • Stan said:

    New to the site, but glad to see a Conservative tilt to Chicago’s political landscape.

    I look forward to a lot of visits.

  • Bob Hale said:

    Well now, I was told this site is NOT leaning left or right, yet there is a comment from a reader who is happy to see a “Conservative tilt.”
    Can we have it both ways – non-partisan AND Conservative?

    I don’t THINK so!

    Ergo, why not subtitle it: “A Conservative Web Site!” Upfront, honest, and open. Conservatives used to be that way before we allowed angry people to take over the cause! (Where, of where, is Roosevelt when we need him? Teddy, that is!)

    R.S. Hale

  • A. Bingnear said:

    The word in the headline “Pyrrich” is rather misspelled it should be Pyrrhic, a “news” source that can not proof a headline loses all credibility in my view. How sad.

  • John Powers said:

    Fixed it, but do you ever read any other newspapers?

  • John P. Jankowski said:

    Just wondering how close you all toe the neo-con line here on issues. Roeser’s support for our Mideast follies–given his Catholic faith–probably says it all. Not an impressive initial impression, but I’ll give you guys a whirl.

  • Gerald Pechenuk said:

    Don Rose- Mr. Hyde Park Liberal Democrat- A Conservative???
    What gives??

  • ed said:

    Roeser and Gidwitz? There’s a scary combination.

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