Shows featuring Salim Muwakkil

  • Could a Former Activist Unseat Mayor 1%? Rahm Emanuel Faces Chicago Runoff Despite Vast Outspending Jesuschuygarciachicagoelection
    Chicago’s mayoral race is heading to a runoff election after incumbent Rahm Emanuel failed to win 50 percent of the vote. Emanuel raised roughly $16 million, more than four times his challengers combined. Could the second-place challenger, Jesús "Chuy" García, a county commissioner and former immigrant rights...
    February 25, 2015 | Story
  • Michelle Obama Delivers Keynote Address on Opening Day of Democratic Convention Michelleobamaweb
    The Democrats opened their four-day convention on Monday with thousands of delegates, party elders and lobbyists flooding the halls of the Pepsi Center in downtown Denver. Headlining the opening day was Michelle Obama, who delivered the final address of the night before a cheering crowd on the convention floor. We play highlights and speak with Salim Muwakkil, senior editor of In These Times....
    August 26, 2008 | Story
  • Two Longtime Chicago Journalists on the Rise of Sen. Barack Obama Obama
    Chicago Sun-Times Washington bureau chief Lynn Sweet and Salim Muwakkil, senior editor of In These Times, discuss how Obama rose from a community organizer in Illinois to a state legislator to a senator to a presidential candidate. [includes rush transcript]
    February 06, 2007 | Story