Ald. Edward M. Burke has more money in his four campaign funds than the combined total of all 49 other Chicago aldermen, more even than Mayor Daley's $2.9 million, reports they filed this monthVery interesting.With $8 million, that's substantially more money than Mayor Daley's got.Alderman Burke has never had a real campaign opponent.Why would so many connected individuals contribute money to a single Alderman? Here is the proof that Ed Burke is the real boss of The Chicago Democratic Machine.He slates the judges and controls Chicago's tax code.Burke passes out the money and it appears many people want to give him some money. For more on Alderman Burke and his rise to power.
Thursday, July 31, 2008
The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the man in charge of Chicago:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 7:24 AM