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After a month and a half of campaigning in Chicago, Rah Emanuel made it official on Saturday. He is running for mayor.
Former U.S. senator says it’s not a foregone conclusion Emanuel will walk away with mayor’s race.
The billion dollar windfall from the city’s parking meter deal is gone, but two two mayoral candidates are trying to use public outrage over the contract to their advantage.
The politicians running for mayor of Chicago are trying to get to the bank to stash away enough money to stay in the race, let alone finish; some of them even before officially announcing they’re running.
The Chicago Coalition for Mayor tapped Davis as its “consensus” candidate, but not everyone — including potential opponents — is happy with the choice.
- Black Leaders Pick Davis As ‘Consensus Candidate’ CBS Chicago–11/06/2010
- Kirk Will Miss Part Of Senate’s Lame Duck Session 11/05/2010
- Hendon Drops Out Of Chicago Mayor’s Race CBS Chicago–11/05/2010
- Race For Mayor Heating Up CBS Chicago–11/04/2010
- Daley: Election’s Over, It’s Time To Get Along WBBM Newsradio–11/04/2010
- Quinn Defeats Brady In Governor’s Race CBS Chicago–11/04/2010
- Kirk Seeks Quick Transition Into Senate 11/04/2010
- Ex-Elections Chief: Not So Fast On Calling Gov Race CBS Chicago–11/04/2010
- Quinn Still Ahead With All Precincts In CBS Chicago–11/04/2010
- Kirk And Giannoulias Grab A Brew CBS Chicago–11/03/2010
- Wins For GOP Doesn’t Mean State Turning Red 11/03/2010
- Officials Report Close To 52% Voter Turnout 11/03/2010
- Preckwinkle Launches Website With Link For County Jobs CBS Chicago–11/03/2010
- Thousands Of Votes Still Have To Be Counted CBS Chicago–11/03/2010
- Rauner Disagrees Quinn Is Rebounding Amid New TV PushCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on what some are calling Gov. Pat Quinn's comeback.
- Emanuel Drops Plans For A High School Named After ObamaThere has been grumbling among aldermen and others who balked at the idea of naming a school on the city's near North Side after a president whose political career was launched on the South Side.
- Rauner, Partial Owner Of Pittsburgh Steelers, Sidesteps NFL Domestic Violence QuestionThe latest scrimmage in the race for governor finds the two major candidates dealing with the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
- Bruce Rauner Comes Out Against Medical MarijuanaRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner today revealed he opposes the legal use of medical marijuana, prompting a blistering response from the Democratic lawmaker who wrote the law.
- Emanuel: Custodial Contractors Can ‘Clean Up Their Desks And Get Out’ If They Fail To Fulfill ContractMayor Emanuel says the Chicago Public Schools will hold its cleaning contractors accountable, amid complaints from principals and announcement of layoffs among janitors, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
- Emanuel Optimistic Chicago Will Land Obama Presidential LibraryMayor Emanuel says he’s encouraged about the chances of Chicago being home to the planned Barack Obama Presidential Library.
- Rauner Steps Up Attacks As Poll Numbers FallBehind in the latest poll, Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner is stepping up his attacks on what he calls the corruption of incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn.
- It’s Official: Ald. Fioretti To Challenge Mayor Rahm EmanuelThe civil-rights attorney was first elected in 2007 and fought a highly publicized battle with cancer.
- Ald. Fioretti’s Announcement — Will He Run For Mayor? — Coming SaturdayThe 2nd Ward alderman has been telling friends he intends to challenge incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
- Watchdog Accuses Chicago Public Schools Of Violating Open Records LawThe Chicago Public Schools have been hit with a lawsuit accusing the administration of violating the law when it comes to providing the public with information about how the district is run.