Friday, January 22, 2021
By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Now that the House and Senate have passed the Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) bill, Rev. Jesse Jackson said once Gov. Bruce Rauner signs the bill, the next fight is to get a Constitutional right to vote, but he’s more concerned about GOP voter suppression. The fight...
By Paris Schutz, Chicago Tonight Residents who live in a large swath of the city’s West Side were faced with a binding ballot question on Election Day: Do you want to raise your property taxes even higher than the rest of the city? A group of community activists spent the summer...
By Sarah Schulte, Ravi Baichwal and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team In the Cook County State's Attorney's race, incumbent Kim Foxx declared victory Tuesday night after Republican challenger Patrick O'Brien called her to concede. "I received a call from Judge O'Brien congratulating me on tonight's victory," Foxx said. "I want to thank...
“When politicians attack courts as ‘dangerous,’ ‘political’ ... you can hear the Klan’s lawyers, assailing officers of the court across the South,” said U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves. By Sarah Ruiz-Grossman, Huffington Post U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves fiercely criticized President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judiciary in a speech Thursday,...
The Gary Crusader endorses Frank Mrvan for Congress to represent the First Congressional District. We believe that he will provide the effective representation for Gary and Northwest Indiana that must be continued. With his election, Indiana’s First Congressional District will receive the strong representation that we have come to...
Some Black aldermen with ties to mayor face tough rematches Crusader Staff Report A record 11 Black candidates have filed to run in Chicago’s mayoral race, kicking off an intense campaign season where some Black aldermen with ties to outgoing Mayor Rahm Emanuel are fighting to keep their seats. The aldermen...
Trump files lawsuits to stop counting of ballots in presidential race By Erick Johnson After an evening of gloom, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moved closer to victory after flipping several key swing states in a dramatic comeback that gave the former vice president numerous paths to defeating President Donald Trump...
“I believe there should be a woman president right now,” the New Jersey senator told Rachel Maddow. By Amy Russo, Huffington Post Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said he’s “looking to women first” as potential running mates for his 2020 presidential campaign. Booker, who two weeks ago joined what has already become a crowded...
The Republican governor of Vermont called for Trump’s resignation, while Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) said she’s already drafting articles of impeachment. By Alanna Vagianos, Huff Post Several Democratic lawmakers and one Republican called for President Donald Trump to be impeached for a second time over his efforts to encourage rioters who took...
“We need a moral and spiritual awakening in the country.” By Christina Santi, Ebony Marianne Williamson, a best-selling author. spiritual teacher and activist, announced her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Monday. On Thursday, she sat down on CNN’s New Day, where she said the United States needs to...