Connected to Chicago (9-17-2017)

Sep 15, 2017, 07:19 PM

Bill Cameron sits down with Vice President of Civic Engagement for the Obama Foundation, Mike Strautmanis. They discuss the Presidential Library/Presidential Center, as well as Barack Obama’s newest endeavor. They discuss community help, as well as the Trump Presidency. Mike also brings up the potential of a new, local Amazon Headquarters. They also discuss Strautmanis’ political history as well as his thoughts on current political topics.

In this week's round table discussion, Bill Cameron is joined by Ray Long of the Chicago Tribune, Natasha Korecki of Politico, and Fran Spielman of the Sun Times. Topics include Lisa Madigan’s announcement that she will not be running for re-election. They also discuss the gubernatorial race, as well as Gary McCarthy possibly running for Mayor.

This week's community spotlight segment with Nick Gale is about Governor Bruce Rauner's first overseas trip - a trade mission to China and Japan.