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Monday, November 16, 2009

Press Coverage of 43rd Ward Candidates Debate

Todd Stroger's failure to appear for our candidates forum yesterday became the focus of the media coverage of the event. Unfortunately, that masked the excellent conversation among our moderator, Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association, and the candidates Dorothy Brown, Terrance O'Brien and Toni Preckwinkle. In a later post, we'll discuss the substantive differences among the candidates.

Download a podcast of the forum (which lasted a little more than an hour) at Chicago Progressive Talk.

But for today, here are links to the press reports:

ABC 7 Chicago
WGN TV Chicago
Fox News Chicago (I'm interviewed!)
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago Tribune
Chicagoist
WBBM Newsradio 78
Lincoln Park Now
Chicago Current
Chicago Reader
The Living Room
Chicago News Bench

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