FILE - In this July 16, 2015, file photo, Chicago Public Schools District CEO Forrest Claypool listens to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel during a news conference in Chicago. Chicago school officials said Tuesday Feb. 2, 2016, they're ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more pension costs after the teachers' union rejected the latest offer in contentious contract negotiations that have lasted over a year. Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis shot back, calling the district's announcement the "latest act of war." (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
Rick Pearson talks with Tribune reporter Hal Dardick about the abrupt resignation of Forrest Claypool; the effects Cook County property taxes have on candidates with handling their campaigns; and much more.