SOUTH HOLLAND | South Holland Village Administrator Patricia Mahon is entering the March Democratic primary race for the 15th District state Senate seat currently held by Sen. James Meeks, D-Chicago.
CALUMET CITY | Freshman state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, saw his first bill make it through the legislative process earlier this week.
CHICAGO | While all eyes have turned to the circus surrounding the challenge to Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emmanuel, a similar challenge to fellow candidate state Sen. James T. Meeks was quietly dropped.
CHICAGO | Even when God is your precinct captain, you still have to make sure the Internal Revenue Service is OK with it.
Chicago has a long history of politically charged clergy. Though some speculate it began with the Catholic Church and an Irish Catholic mayor, the overlap of church and politics has become customary in the city of Chicago.
According to legal papers filed with the Chicago Board of Elections, state Sen. James T. Meeks may be better qualified to run for mayor of South Holland than mayor of Chicago.
CHICAGO | If elected mayor of Chicago, state Sen. James Meeks has pledged to create a mobile city hall, sending all department heads out to answer questions and conduct business once a week in a neighborhood.
In 1983 black voters ignited change with the landmark election of Harold Washington as mayor of Chicago.
A number of my readers live in Chicago, more than I once thought, and this column is for them.
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