George Polk

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    August 24, 2010

    The More Things Change: Yesterday's Council Walkout Brings Back Fond (?) Memories

    ​Fine print alert! When Mayor Tom Leppert tells you that yesterday's agenda item vote on the city tax rate didn't mean anything, he's got his hand deep in your pocket. It may be fine print, but ask Leppert why the vote was required by state law if it didn't mean anything. Yesterday's council walko ... More >>

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    February 28, 2008

    Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial

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    April 13, 1995