Fun Fact: Last Republican Mayor of Chicago

The last Republican to serve as mayor of Chicago, Illinois was William Hale Thompson whose last year in office was 1931. He has been ranked among the worst mayors in history, especially when it came to ethics. He served two separate terms as mayor and returned to office with the help of the legendary gangsterContinue reading “Fun Fact: Last Republican Mayor of Chicago”

Fun Fact: The Only Election Obama Lost

While President Obama has won two successful presidential elections, one senate race, and three elections in the Illinois state senate; he has lost one election. He lost a primary battle against Congressman Bobby Rush in 2000. Rush has held the same seat since 1993, and in 2000 he went on to win the general electionContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Only Election Obama Lost”