This week on Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review, Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk burn the midnight oil to help craft a compromise before Tuesday's debt ceiling deadline. Meanwhile, Tea Party Congressman Joe Walsh, ardent voice for fiscal responsibility, is sued for more than $100,000 in back child support. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is grilled about sending his kids to private school. Labor unions claim major cost savings by cutting white collar jobs. Rod Blagojevich slams trial Judge James Zagel in an appeal to overturn his latest convictions. And in sports, the Bears report to training camp as an NFL Players Association settlement saves the football season.
- Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News
- Bruce Dold, Chicago Tribune
- Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times
- Lester Munson, ESPN.com
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