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Democratic Super Donors Meeting in Chicago

WASHINGTON--New York Mayor Bill de Blasio hits Chicago on Sunday to kick off the annual spring meeting of the Democracy Alliance--the organization whose members are mega donors to Democrats and Democratic causes. It's a quick trip for the New York mayor with no other meetings or events on his schedule, Manhattan City Hall tells me. 

Rep. Foster to hold fundraiser in Winnetka

WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster D-Ill. heads to Winnetka on May 4 for a fundraiser hosted by the New Trier Democratic Organization at the home of Flip and Margaret Corboy.

Chicago hosts White House working families conference on Monday

WASHINGTON--The White House hosts a conference on working families in Chicago on Monday, featuring a cast of Chicagoans-- White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett; First Lady Chief of Staff Tina Tchen, in her role as White House Council on Women and Girls Executive Director, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. and Rep. Jan Schakowsky D-Ill.

Quinn, Axelrod, Ricketts on MSNBC "Morning Joe" at Wrigley Field

WASHINGTON--Mixing politics with baseball, MSNBC's "Morning Joe"  and "Way to Early" on Wednesday do live shows from Wrigley Field, taking a look at the Illinois political scene, with guests including Gov. Pat Quinn, Democratic strategist David Axelrod, Ernie "Mr. Cubs" Banks and in a triple play, Cubs owners Laura, Tom and Todd Ricketts.