This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Jennifer Hudson
A triumphant performance of the National Anthem before the Super Bowl showed epic strength in a time of great personal tragedy.
2 Pat Quinn
New governor…good luck!
3 Mayor Daley
All twenty-six Olympic sports federations approved the city’s plans for competition venues, an integral part of the bidding process.
4 Robert Gamez
The Chicago policeman was lauded for saving the life of a man suffering from a heart attack at Midway Airport.
5 Ron Huberman
The head of the CTA was appointed to lead Chicago Public Schools…good luck!
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Rod Blagojevich
In a unanimous vote, Blago was officially booted from office.
2 Joey “The Clown” Lombardo
The “Family Secrets” trial mob boss was sentenced to life in prison.
3 Barack Obama
The president took heat after his Secretary of Health and Human Services nominee Tom Daschle was called out on failing to pay $140,000 in back taxes.
4 Drew Peterson
The infamous Bolingbrook man was dumped by his 24-year-old live-in girlfriend Christina Raines. Awww…
5 Richard Dent
The Bears great was denied admission into the NFL Hall of Fame.