Monday, January 7, 2019


Jill Abramson
We have 102 women in Congress. It's not Trump's Washington any more. -- Guardian
Toni Preckwinkle
 “I won't have my name dragged through the mud” over Burke’s alleged conduct, she wrote. -- Tribune
Susie Madrak
 [...] Along with saying the word “f*ck” at least three times throughout the meeting, the president bizarrely stated that he did not want to call the partial government shutdown a “shutdown,” according to the source. Instead, he referred to it as a “strike.” -- Crooks & Liars
Don Rose on Hitting Left
Don Rose, veteran Chicago political strategist
It was a split in the Democratic Party machinery that created the opening for the election of (Chicago's first black mayor) Harold Washington. The split enabled him to win with a plurality. He came in two or three points ahead of Jane Byrne in that party primary. -- Hitting Left
 Letitia James, N.Y. 's new Attorney General
"I'm running for attorney general, because I will never be afraid to challenge this illegitimate president when our fundamental rights are at stake," she said last fall in an op-ed video for NowThis. "He should be charged with obstructing justice. I believe that the president of these United States can be indicted for criminal offenses and we would join with law enforcement and other attorneys general across this nation in removing this president from office." -- CNN


  1. I hope she didn’t swear. That wouldn’t be helpful.

  2. Don Rose, how can we take advantage of their disunity without our own unity? Who’s our Harold? Who do you support who’s not tied to Burke?

  3. Robert, Towards the end of the show, Don makes it clear that he is backing Lorie Lightfoot.


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