The Marin Report for Thursday, May 2

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The Marin Report is a fast-paced, insightful look at the day's top news from renowned reporter Carol Marin. Watch it each weekday at noon.




Here are the stories we're following today:


• Is the pension plan pushed by House Speaker Michael Madigan the real deal?


• The Senate has passed a new gambling bill and it includes a casino for Chicago.


• The Sun-Times' Fran Spielman reports Mayor Emanuel is meeting behind closed doors to persuade aldermen to accept his renegotiated parking meter deal.


• Mayor Emanuel says the Cubs' threat to leave Chicago unless Wrigley gets its Jumbo-tron isn't real. Rick Telander calls it "a dangerous ploy" that could turn against the Cubs. And Gordon Wittenmyer wonders where's the money for signing better players.


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Carol Marin

Carol Marin is the political columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. In addition to her work at the paper, she is the political editor for NBC5 News and an interviewer/contributor to WTTW's Chicago Tonight program.

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