At Issue on WBBM Newsradio

At Issue on WBBM Newsradio

At Issue on WBBM Newsradio

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Public affairs interviews with host Craig Dellimore
  1. August 08, 2022
    28 min
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    Chris Dargis, GOP Candidate, 8th Congressional District
    Republican businessman Chris Dargis talks with Craig Dellimore about his bid to unseat suburban Democratic Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi. He discusses his background and issues such as inflation, energy and p…
  2. August 01, 2022
    28 min
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    Bail Reform and Housing
    The discussion centers on the new law going into effect that will end cash bond in Illinois come the first of January. Craig Dellimore talks with Annissa Lambirth-Garrett, of the Chicago Low-Income Housing Trus…
  3. July 25, 2022
    28 min
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    Andrea Kersten, Chief Administrator, COPA
    Craig Dellimore talks with Andrea Kersten, who heads Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability, about recent police shootings, transparency, police reform and changes she'd like to see in COPA and in t…
  4. July 18, 2022
    28 min
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    Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
    Dick Durbin, the second ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate, joins Craig Dellimore for a wide-ranging discussion of issues from assault weapons and mental health care to abortion, e-cigarettes and the January 6…
  5. July 11, 2022
    28 min
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    Everyday Violence - UCAN
    Christa Hamilton, CEO of the Social Service agency UCAN, talks with Craig Dellimore about the organization's efforts to help strengthen communities plagued by gun violence.
  6. July 04, 2022
    28 min
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    Post Primary Roundtable 2022
    Craig Dellimore talks with Political Analyst Andy Shaw and WTTW Political Reporter Heather Sherone about the results of the Illinois Primary Elections...and the prospects for the General Election in November.
  7. June 27, 2022
    29 min
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    The Chicago Community Trust
    In her last days as head of the Chicago Community Trust, Dr. Helene Gayle talks with Craig Dellimore about her mission and her future. The foundation's Executive Board Chairman joins the discussion to talk abou…
  8. June 20, 2022
    28 min
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    Democrats Running for Cook County Board President
    In separate interviews, Craig Dellimore talks with incumbent Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and her Democratic challenger former Commissioner Richard Boykin about crime, health care, economic deve…
  9. June 13, 2022
    28 min
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    Chicago City Council and Mayor
    Craig Dellimore speaks with Dick Simpson, professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois Chicago, who says that the City Council is no longer a *rubber stamp* for Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Simpson and…
  10. June 06, 2022
    28 min
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    Candidates for Illinois Secretary of State
    Three present and former elected officials are the top Democratic candidates for Illinois Secretary of State. Former Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias, Chicago Alderman David Moore, and Chicago City Cl…
  11. May 30, 2022
    29 min
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    3rd Congressional District Race
    Craig Dellimore talks with the two leading candidates in the Democratic primary for the 3rd Congressional District. Chicago Alderman Gilbert Villegas and State Representative Delia Ramirez each discuss their ca…
  12. May 23, 2022
    28 min
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    Violence Prevention 2022
    Craig Dellimore presents voices from the Summit of anti-violence groups from Chicago's most troubled neighborhoods. They discuss the challenges, evaluate their efforts and talk about possible solutions to the k…
  13. May 16, 2022
    28 min
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    The Rise of Anti-Semitism
    Craig Dellimore leads a panel discussion on increasing incidents of anti-Semitic activity in the Chicago area. The guests include: Alison Pure Slovin, Midwest Regional Director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, G…
  14. May 06, 2022
    28 min
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    Jacqueline Collins, Democrat for Congress, 1st District
    Craig Dellimore speaks with Chicago State Senator Jacqueline Collins about her campaign to follow Democratic Congressman Bobby Rush in the Congressional District.
  15. May 02, 2022
    29 min
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    Harold Washington's Legacy
    Former Broadcast Journalist and Author Peter Nolan talks with Craig Dellimore about lessons we could learn about Politics and Government from the life and times of Chicago’s first Black Mayor.
  16. April 25, 2022
    28 min
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    1st Congressional District Candidates
    Craig Dellimore presents a sampling of candidates in the race to replace incumbent Democrat Bobby Rush...one of them fairly well known in Chicago, and the other two, a bit less so. Alderman Pat Dowell, Terre La…
  17. April 18, 2022
    29 min
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    Ray Long, the Author of The House That Madigan Built
    Craig Dellimore talks with Tribune investigative reporter Ray Long, author of the book, The House That Madigan Built: The Record Run of Illinois’ Velvet Hammer. They discuss former House Speaker Michael Madigan…
  18. April 11, 2022
    28 min
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    Teen Internet Worries
    Kane County Judge Susan Clancy Boles and the County Chief Judge Clint Hull talk with Craig Dellimore about their program that tries to warn teenagers away from legal troubles on social media like bullying, so-c…
  19. April 04, 2022
    28 min
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    Jesse Sullivan, GOP Candidate for Governor
    Businessman Jesse Sullivan talks with Craig Dellimore about being an "outsider" running in the Republican Primary for Governor. He discusses crime, economic development, corruption and more.
  20. March 28, 2022
    28 min
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    Jonathan Jackson, Democrat for Congress, 1st District
    Businessman Jonathan Jackson, son of Rev. Jesse Jackson, talks with Craig Dellimore about what led him to run for the Congressional seat Bobby Rush is vacating. He discusses crime, mental health, economic devel…

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