There’s another big election in Ferguson today. The St. Louis suburb will hold its first citywide election since Ferguson became a word the entire country knew and had opinions about. Three seats on the city council are up for grabs, and if African-American candidates win two of them, half of the city council will be black for the first time in Ferguson’s history. … [Read more...] about Will Rahm Win Today?
Lightfoot was responding to a Trump tweet in which he wrote “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” in response to the sometimes violent protests in Minneapolis over the Monday death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who gasped for air and pleaded for help while a white police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Twitter quickly flagged Trump's tweet as a violation of its rules against “glorifying violence.” … [Read more...] about Chicago mayor: Trump trying to gain from George Floyd death
The FOP was not amused by the mayor’s assessment of Murray, saying in a statement that her remarks were “a misguided and dangerous thing to say to a 30-year veteran police officer, particularly at a time when the city is facing such chronic violent crime.” … [Read more...] about Chicago Mayor Heard Calling Police Union Leader A ‘Clown’