Toni Preckwinkle

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by Josh Kalven
11:25am
Mon Jan 18, 2010

Preckwinkle Releases Second Ad

Here's the latest from the Democratic primary for Cook County board president. Ald. Toni Preckwinkle released her second ad today, which includes a surprise cameo: Kudos to the campaign for injecting a little humor into the spot.  Also, ...
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by Adam Doster
10:21am
Thu Jan 14, 2010

Cook County Board Prez: Preckwinkle Builds Momentum (UPDATED)

Here are some morning odds and ends in the Cook County Board president's race: Toni Preckwinkle is building some momentum. After securing the endorsements of both the Sun-Times and the Tribune this week, the Austin Weekly News posted a short endorsement of its own last ...
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by Josh Kalven
2:20pm
Fri Jan 8, 2010

Jesse Jackson Jr. Wades Into Governor, Cook County Board Prez Races

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. resurfaced on the political scene this week.  First, he appeared at a press conference announcing a lawsuit against the Chicago Transit Authority, after which the Reader's Mick Dumke attempted to catch up with him.  Then this morning, he ...
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by Adam Doster
3:12pm
Tue Jan 5, 2010

Cook County Board Prez: O'Brien Touts Murky Record, Preckwinkle Begins Shooting First Ad

Yesterday, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) president Terrence O’Brien became the first candidate for Cook County board president to release a television ad. In the new spot, he heralds his work with MWRD, asserting that it's his job to "clean up our water ...
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by Josh Kalven
10:15am
Mon Jan 4, 2010

Cook County Board Prez: Daley Attended Preckwinkle Fundraiser

Yesterday's Chicago News Cooperative article on the Democratic primary for Cook County Board President included this interesting tidbit about Mayor Daley: Toni Preckwinkle, the 4th Ward alderman, has been coy about her efforts to gain the mayor’s backing. “He came ...
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by Adam Doster
12:59pm
Mon Dec 21, 2009

Cook County Board Prez: Brown's Grand Jury, Preckwinkle's "No-Nonsense Approach"

Here's a news wrap-up in the race for Cook County Board President: Michael Sneed had the scoop of the weekend. According to the Sun-Times columnist, a Cook County grand jury is investigating charges leveled in early November that Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown's ...
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by Josh Kalven
10:13am
Fri Dec 11, 2009

Trib Poll Shows Brown And Preckwinkle Leading Stroger

Thanks to the Tribune, we finally have a survey of Cook County Democratic voters on the county board president primary -- and it doesn't bode well for incumbent Todd Stroger.  The poll found that Dorothy Brown leads the four-candidate pack with 29 percent support, ...
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by Angela Caputo
9:47am
Sat Nov 21, 2009

Cook Co. Board Prez: Preckwinkle's Platform, Brown Suspicions, Stroger MIA

Here's a roundup of the latest happenings in the Democratic primary for Cook County Board President: Preckwinkle's Platform Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th Ward) attempted to steer the campaign back to the issues on Thursday, rolling out a 12-point plan for reforming ...
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by Josh Kalven
1:25pm
Tue Nov 3, 2009

The Race For Cook Co. Board Prez: A Mess In The Making

For those who haven't been following it closely, here's the latest news on the Democratic primary candidates for Cook County board president. As you'll soon learn, it's a messy, messy affair at the moment.  Danny Davis For months now, the 7th District congressman ...
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by Adam Doster
5:07pm
Mon Sep 28, 2009

Preckwinkle's Anti-Recidivism Push

In the crowded field of Democratic contenders for Cook County board president, Ald. Toni Preckwinkle (4th Ward) has stood out from the pack when it comes to defining and articulating her platform.  For months now, before potential voters and press, she has made her ...

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