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In The Milkweeds is your audio ballot card for Illinois elections. In this season, we will assemble citizens, experts, and elected officials to discuss a weekly theme that will help unpack what's going on during the Illinois Midterms.

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In The Milkweeds is your audio ballot card for Illinois elections. In this season, we will assemble citizens, experts, and elected officials to discuss a weekly theme that will help unpack what's going on during the Illinois Midterms.

    Road to Round Two: Election Boogaloo! (Season Finale)

    Road to Round Two: Election Boogaloo! (Season Finale)

    This week, Stephanie Shoka of "Girl I Guess" voter guide joins Ted and Zach as they discuss what happened in the Mayoral election, who's headed to the run-off, and how did we get here!

    • 37 min
    Do We Have a Pension Crisis Though?

    Do We Have a Pension Crisis Though?

    This week, Amanda Kass of The Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago joined Zach and Ted to talk all about pensions, what this "crisis" actually is, and where the candidates stand in the Chicago Mayoral Race.

    • 34 min
    Who Does Corruption Hurt?

    Who Does Corruption Hurt?

    This week, One Illinois's Zach Sigelko and Ted Cox are joined by Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor and current CNN legal analyst, on all things "corruption". We discuss what it means for the Chicago Mayoral race, what it means for Illinois, and what it means for the nation.

    • 34 min
    Taxes, Revisited

    Taxes, Revisited

    This week, Zach and Ted are joined by Daniel Hertz, Research Director at The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, discussing all things taxes, and how the mayoral candidates have many, many opinions on how they should be handled in the city of Chicago.

    • 35 min
    Season Two Premiere: Gun Violence is a Symptom

    Season Two Premiere: Gun Violence is a Symptom

    In its season two premiere, One Illinois' Zach Sigelko and Ted Cox are joined by South Side Weekly's Ellen Mayer, discussing the Chicago Mayoral Race and how gun violence is at the center of this election.

    • 42 min
    What Did We Miss? - Season One Finale

    What Did We Miss? - Season One Finale

    In the Season One finale, Zach Sigelko, Ted Cox, and special guest Kacie Smith of State Matters discuss what we missed this season, what they're feeling about the Midterms as a whole, and give out the last bit of information before you head into the voting booth. Season Two premieres January 10th!

    • 53 min

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