Skip to comments.Rep. Deborah Mell appointed to father's Chicago council The Associated Press
Posted on 07/26/2013 5:55:29 AM PDT by KeyLargo
Rep. Deborah Mell appointed to father's Chicago council The Associated Press
Last update Jul 24, 2013 @ 03:48 PM
CHICAGO -- State Rep. Deborah Mell was sworn in as a Chicago city council member Wednesday, hours after Mayor Rahm Emanuel named her as a replacement for her father after facing a politically awkward predicament.
In a largely-expected move, Mell was sworn in Wednesday to the 33rd Ward seat that her father, Dick Mell, held for nearly 40 years.
The powerful Democratic lawmaker, who has spoken glowingly of the good old days of Chicago patronage politics, pushed for his daughter's selection despite criticism that her appointment could be seen as nepotism.
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With her partner Christin Baker by her side, right, Rep. Deborah Mell, D-Chicago, speaks in support of a gay marriage bill that wasn't called for a vote Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.
And her sister is .........
Romans they are they go the house?
Where is Patti these days? I see Blago filed an appeal ... chances slim to none ... and writing another book.
IMO she should have shared his cell. Probably hiding somewhere with their children getting assistance from the government
Of all the dirty politicians in all the towns in all the world, they lock up Blago?
Politics in Chicago, is at least, never dull. ;-)
Past time for another mass arrest. Few judges , politicians , bankers , etc would go a long way in cleaning up the mess
He posed a threat to The One.