Michael Bloomberg's PAC pelted the airwaves with ads against a former congresswoman vying for the Illinois seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., citing her record on guns. She lost Tuesday. The winner: an avid backer of more gun control.
Chicago's surging murder rate is now four times that of New York. With drug cartels battling for turf and gang warfare turning chaotic, how can the Windy City get a handle on its homicides?