On Background
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With the midterm elections only weeks away, WBEZ Chicago and its politics team present On Background: Everything You Wanted to Know about the 2018 Elections, for a live taping this October at the Chicago Cultural Center.   Each week, WBEZ's politics podcast, On Background, informs listeners on the back story of the week's biggest political stories. This live, free taping of the podcast will explore all things elections, from local races that impact the future of the city and state to congressional races with national implications. WBEZ will break down the differences between candidates, their stances on the issues, and what's at stake for voters this fall.  Program will be led by On Background's host Becky Vevea, and will include: WBEZ State Politics Reporters Tony Arnold and Dave McKinney, NBC 5 Chicago Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern, Univision Reporter Mariano Gielis, and WGN Political Reporter Tahman Bradley