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Friday, Jan. 11, 2008

Local Candidate - Third District Alderman

Kovac was born and raised in the Third District and after attending Harvard University and living in New York, he is calling it home again.
Friday, Jan. 11, 2008

Local Candidate- Third District Alderman

Faraj is the president of the Riverwest Neighborhood Association, one of the most active neighborhood groups in the city. She is a former real estate broker and owner of Empire Bakers and Commonwealth Realty.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

Fred Thompson is no stranger to the spotlight. Born in Alabama, Thompson began his professional career as an assistant U.S. attorney, and by 1973 was earning TV time for his role as the minority counsel in the Watergate scandal hearings.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Mitt Romney graduated from Harvard and began a long, profitable career in business, working for management consulting and investment firms.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

Born in America-controlled Panama, John McCain followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather and pursued a career in the navy, graduating from the Annapolis academy in 1958.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

Brooklyn-born Giuliani is a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he became known for bringing cases against organized crime families and white collar crime.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

This California native served in Vietnam before attending law school in San Diego. He practiced law before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the 1980 “Reagan revolution.”
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Republican

Huckabee was born in Hope, Ark., the hometown of former President Bill Clinton. The ordained Southern Baptist minister got involved in politics in 1992, when he ran for U.S. Senate and lost.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Democratic

Although Obama was born in Hawaii and spent time abroad with his mother, his roots as a young man are in Chicago, where he was a community organizer.
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007

Presidential Candidate - Democratic

Born in Massachusetts to working class means, Mike Gravel served as an Alaskan state legislator before moving on to the U.S. Senate in 1969.

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