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Campaign Reports: Local Aldermen With Clout Raise More Money

By Sam Charles

State and municipal campaign committees’ quarterly finance statements were due Oct. 15, and not surprisingly, area Aldermen and Democratic Ward Committeemen with the most clout finished the period with the biggest political wallets. Many area aldermen who double as Democratic Ward Committeemen, including Tom Tunney (44th), Richard Mell (33rd), Patrick O’Connor (40th) and Scott Waguespack (32nd) have Read the Rest…

UPDATE: Fritchey Questions Waguespack’s Financial Reporting as Committeeman Race Heats Up

By Patty Wetli

Democrats ogling the Gingrich-Romney rivalry with the envy of political junkies looking for a fix now have a local contest to fill the void: the race for 32nd Ward Democratic Committeeman. Yesterday John Fritchey, Cook County Commissioner and current committeeman, fired a salvo against his opponent, Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd), with a press release that Read the Rest…

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