The Week in Review: Top Cop Seeks Help from AG Sessions

Winter storm Stella slams the city, marking a new March record for snow. Chicago’s top cop Eddie Johnson makes his case to Attorney General Jeff Sessions for federal help with gangs and guns. Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is trying a new approach to gun prosecutions by embedding prosecutors in Chicago police districts. 

In state politics: The budget battle slogs on in Springfield and the stalemate is hitting both Gov. Bruce Rauner and Speaker Michael Madigan’s popularity with the pair in a statistical tie for rock-bottom approval ratings

And in sports: Northwestern’s exciting first dance in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. 

Guests:

Derrick Blakley, CBS 2 Chicago, @BlakleyCBS2
Kerry Lester, Daily Herald, @KerryLester
Mary Wisniewski, Chicago Tribune, @MaryWizChicago
Lester Munson, ESPN                           

The conversation continues

In this week’s exclusive web-extra video, Joel Weisman and guests discuss President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts.


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