Thursday, April 25, 2013

Huffington Post Looks At Chicago's Real Boss: Compares Powerful Alderman to Forrest Gump

The Huffington Post reports on Chicago Mob linked Alderman Ed Burke:
Since 1999 Burke has raised more money that any politician in the city. This includes Richard M. Daley and uber-fundraiser Rahm Emanuel. To be fair, he had more than a decade head start over Emanuel. Still the total of more than $20 million raised and having $8 million in hand is even more impressive when one considers that he's only faced a single opponent for office since 1971.
For more on Alderman Ed Burke's legacy. Of course you should read this this.