Mike Flannery

Mike Flannery

Political Editor

Mike Flannery is the political editor at FOX 32 News.

Previously, he covered politics at CBS 2 Chicago for 30 years.

Flannery grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Georgetown University. He covered politics and labor for the Chicago Sun-Times for seven years before transitioning to TV in 1980.

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Is the Chicago Teachers Union's refusal to work in-person legal?

"It’s an unauthorized wildcat strike. It's the employees telling the boss, ‘we're doing what we want! Pay us anyway. And, if you don't succumb to what our terms of employment are, too bad!’ That's exactly what it is. It's a wildcat strike," said labor lawyer Burt Odelson.