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Amanda Vinicky

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Speaking with Amanda Vinicky

Heartland Politics with Robin Johnson

Amanda Vinicky, WTTW Chicago Tonight correspondent and former political reporter for NPR Illinois and the Illinois public radio network, talks about the 2020 election results in Illinois and the impact on state government in 2021. She provides analysis on the Fair Tax Amendment, Justice Kilbride retention, the role of Speaker Madigan and much more.


14 Nov 2020

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Chemerinsky and Shapiro on SCOTUS and Trump’s impeachment, Amanda Vinicky on new 2020 Illinois laws, Pinkert-Lieb on Marriage Story, and much more

Legal Face-off

Dean of Berkeley Law Erwin Chemerinsky and Kent Law Associate Professor Carolyn Shapiro join Rich and Tina to discuss the top SCOTUS cases for 2020 and what to expect in Trump’s impeachment trial. WTTW-TV “Chicago Tonight” correspondent and former Statehouse Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky discusses what you need to know about 2020 Illinois laws on DCFS reform, rideshare tax, making roads safer, and more. Schiller DuCanto & Fleck Senior Partner Karen Pinkert-Lieb discusses the critically acclaimed movie “Marriage Story” and its portrayal of divorce lawyers. In a fast-paced Legal Grab Bag, WGN Radio Host Dane Neal and Northern Illinois University JD/MBA candidate Joe Esses join Tina and Rich to discuss the Soleimani killing, Ghosn’s escape, the Affluenza teen’s latest arrest, a Michelin star lawsuit, Alec Baldwin’s slander case and much more. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3711298/3711298_2020-01-08-213438.128.mp3

7 Jan 2020

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Matt Ford on fixing the Supreme Court, IL Legislative Recap with Amanda Vinicky, limiting notoriety of mass shooters and more

Legal Face-off

New Republic’s Matt Ford discusses proposal to fix the Supreme Court. Parents of Aurora shooting victim Thomas and Caren Teves discuss their organization No Notoriety, aiming to limit publicity for mass shooters. Chicago Tonight political journalist Amanda Vinicky joins the show to recap the busy end of the IL legislative session. In the Legal Grab Bag, Dan Cotter & William Donovan join Tina and Rich to discuss breaking legal news involving Scottie Pippen, Joey Fatone and Brad Pitt and much more. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3647111/3647111_2019-06-10-232611.128.mp3

11 Jun 2019

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The Reporters Show 3.25.19: Journalistic Panel: Amanda Vinicky and Mike Flannery.

Andrea Darlas and The Reporters

On this episode of Andrea Darlas and The Reporters, Andrea welcomes – Amanda Vinicky, correspondent & segment host at WTTW, and Mike Flannery, political reporter for FOX 32 News, to talk about the mayoral debate and how they broke into the political news business. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3612763/andrea_darlas_and_the_reporters_032519_2019-03-26-220803.64kmono.mp3 And be sure to follow Andrea on Facebook!

26 Mar 2019

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Amanda Vinicky on Illinois primary election results, State Representative John Connor on the opioid crisis, Chris Dore on the Facebook data breach, Marlene Laro on virtual law firms and more

Legal Face-off

Chicago Tonight political journalist Amanda Vinicky joins the show to recap the Illinois primary election. State Representative John Connor talks about his efforts to combat Illinois’ rising crisis of opioid abuse. Edelson Partner Chris Dore joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Facebook data breach. Potomac Law Group COO Marlene Laro discusses how her virtual law firm is changing how lawyers work Finally, in the Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss breaking legal news involving Trump’s legal team, Stormy Daniels, a fight over Glen Campbell’s estate and allegations against action star Steven Seagal.  [audio http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3483006/3483006_2018-03-23-194506.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3764.mp3]

23 Mar 2018

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Jeffrey Cramer on Mueller indictments, Amanda Vinicky on Rauner’s re-election campaign, Jesse Ruiz on running for Illinois attorney general and more

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Jeffrey Cramer, Managing Director at Berkeley Research Group and former Assistant US Attorney, discusses the indictment of former Trump campaign staffers. Chicago Tonight correspondent Amanda Vinicky discusses sexual harassment allegations in Springfield and Governor Rauner’s re-election campaign. Death Penalty Information Center Executive Director Robert Dunham discusses the decrease in capital punishment. Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners President and former Chicago Public Schools CEO Jesse Ruiz discusses his campaign for Illinois attorney general. Finally, in this week’s Legal Grab Bag, Tina and Rich discuss breaking legal news involving Harvey Weinstein, Bill O’Reilly, Kevin Spacey and landmines to avoid around Halloween. http://serve.castfire.com/audio/3418228/3418228_2017-11-01-102228.64kmono.mp3?ad_params=zones%3DPreroll%7Cstation_id%3D3764.mp3

1 Nov 2017