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Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 04/14/19: A Reporter’s Dilemma

4/14/2019
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Walter Jacobson is back this week and takes a reporters approach to trying to give President Trump credit for some good actions he has done.

Duration:00:01:44

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 03/31/19: Two days to go until the race ends…

3/31/2019
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The players in the mayoral run off are coming to the end of the race. What will the big players say to their followers across the city? With Lightfoot ahead, will Preckwinkle make a rally and snatch the mayoral race? Walter Jacobson gives his perspective.

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (03/17/19): A nobody becoming a somebody

3/17/2019
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Walter Jacobson explains why Lori Lightfoot should be losing the Chicago mayoral race but instead she is leading the race. Despite no connections to big name politicians, low end campaign funds. She is gaining momentum and could bring some of the biggest changes to Chicago politics.

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (03/10/19): Women making an impact in politics

3/10/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about women making an impact in politics not just nationwide, but also more so here locally in Chicago. That of course being the mayoral race between Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot. So which candidate would really take Chicago to the next level and shake up the city?

Duration:00:01:36

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 03/03/19: Thinking about things other than the mayoral race..

3/3/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and opinion as to what people should pay attention to now that the big mayoral race is nearly over. Specifically about a rising superstar in the game of politics. Who could it be? Listen to find out!

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective (02/24/19): Look Out Burke!

2/24/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about Alderman Ed Burke and how he could plead guilty to a criminal charge of attempted extortion. With Burke being wire tapped for two years by the FBI, what good would it do to the Chicago political scene?

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 02-17-19: Taking a look at the Ed Burke forecast.

2/17/2019
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Back after a week off, Walter Jacobson discusses the “Ed Burke downpour” and how other candidates are getting soaked in the “forecast”. Walter explains why the weather the next few weeks could call for more rain.

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01-27-19: Mitt Romney “The Poster Politician”

1/27/2019
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Walter Jacobson discusses the dishonesty and flip-flopping hypocrisy of American Politics and using the most recent examples Romney’s comments on Vladimir Putin and the hostility of towards the United States.

Duration:00:01:29

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/20/19: Ed Burke Not Running For Mayor

1/20/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective on the upcoming Chicago Mayoral race. Even though Ed Burke is not running for mayor, is he still a key figure in the race for candidates such as Susana Mendoza, Tony Prekwinkle, Bill Daley, and others? Walter explains how he is.

Duration:00:01:42

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/13/19: Can We All Agree On Something?

1/13/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective, on the Democrats winning the midterm elections against President Donald Trump and the Republicans. With Democrat majorities in the House Of Representatives, and loss of the midterm elections, should President Trump deserve credit for the losses during the midterm elections? Walter weighs in! http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3585256/3585256_2019-01-13-044256.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 01/06/19: Spending Time Thinking About The Wall

1/6/2019
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about how he can’t stop thinking about the wall President Trump wants to build. Walter’s been looking all over on facts on illegal immigration. Is it really a big threat? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3583033/3583033_2019-01-06-025633.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 12/30/18: A Happy Anniversary To One Of Chicago’s Finest Attractions.

12/30/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives a friendly “Merry Christmas” to the Art Institute Of Chicago. With nearly a million square feet, art history spanning decades upon decades, Walter gives his perspective and insight as to why the Art Institute is one of Chicago’s most iconic attractions. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3581091/3581091_2018-12-30-042131.64kmono.mp3

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 12/23/18: Keeping up with President Trump

12/23/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on keeping up with President Trump and Vice President Pence. In the case of President Trump being impeached, what qualities does Pence have? Would he be a suitable replacement? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3579490/3579490_2018-12-23-004730.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:29

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 12/09/18: The Buzz and Speculation about Ed Burke

12/9/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective about the constant amount of bad news piling up on Chicago Alderman Ed Burke. Does it say enough about Burke in the City Council? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3574909/3574909_2018-12-09-010009.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:35

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 11/24/18: Migrant Caravan Walking Towards The United States

11/25/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective on how President Trump called the recent migrant caravan a threat to the country. Later saying that people in the Caravan are paid by Democrats. With the President politicizing the armed forces, is the caravan a threat to national security?

Duration:00:01:39

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 11/18/18: Moving into the Chicago Mayoral Race

11/18/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on the transition from the gubernatorial races to the mayoral races. With lots of candidates in the running, that means lots of money spent on ads. One of those candidates running for mayor is Willie Wilson, and Walter talks about how Wilson plans to spend the money if he becomes mayor.

Duration:00:01:39

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 11/11/18: Other Interesting Things Besides Midterm-Elections

11/10/2018
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This morning Walter Jacobson gives his perspective about Ryan Zinke being investigated for using his office for personal gain in a real estate deal. Why has he refused to answer questions? What other information is out about the investigation? Walter digs in.

Duration:00:01:40

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 11/04/18: Anger in America, who’s to blame?

11/4/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his insight and perspective on the anger in America. Who is there to blame? The media? President Trump? Both? Who do you blame? http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3563502/3563502_2018-11-04-051402.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:41

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 10/28/18: The Midterm Elections on November 6th.

10/28/2018
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Walter Jacobson, gives his perspective on the upcoming Midterm Elections on November 6th. Will President Trump be impeached? Are there enough Democrats to vote the President out of office? What is the strategy for Democrats. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3561140/3561140_2018-10-28-021740.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:38

Walter Jacobson’s Perspective 10/21/18: Bruce Rauner and Immigration

10/21/2018
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Walter Jacobson gives his perspective on the recent remarks by Governor Bruce Rauner. Specifically on how he claimed that Immigration was bad for the U.S economy, but when he was asked for evidence he didn’t have any. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3558805/3558805_2018-10-21-013705.64kmono.mp3

Duration:00:01:36