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She’s been out of politics for more than a decade and previously said she wasn’t coming back. But things have changed, she tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
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–2010/11/06
- Kirk Will Miss Part Of Senate’s Lame Duck Session 2010/11/05
- Hendon Drops Out Of Chicago Mayor’s Race CBS Chicago–2010/11/05
- Race For Mayor Heating Up CBS Chicago–2010/11/04
- Daley: Election’s Over, It’s Time To Get Along WBBM Newsradio–2010/11/04
- Quinn Defeats Brady In Governor’s Race CBS Chicago–2010/11/04
- Kirk Seeks Quick Transition Into Senate 2010/11/04
- Ex-Elections Chief: Not So Fast On Calling Gov Race CBS Chicago–2010/11/04
- Quinn Still Ahead With All Precincts In CBS Chicago–2010/11/04
- Kirk And Giannoulias Grab A Brew CBS Chicago–2010/11/03
- Wins For GOP Doesn’t Mean State Turning Red 2010/11/03
- Officials Report Close To 52% Voter Turnout 2010/11/03
- Preckwinkle Launches Website With Link For County Jobs CBS Chicago–2010/11/03
- Thousands Of Votes Still Have To Be Counted CBS Chicago–2010/11/03
- Quinn Signs Bill To Toughen Penalties For Social Media Mob AttacksA bill to toughen penalties on those who use social media to organize violent flash mobs has been signed by Gov Pat Quinn.
- Quinn Says He Will Be Open Minded On Medical Marijuana BillGovernor Quinn still isn't saying whether he'll sign the medical marijuana bill, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
- State Sen. Pushes Legislation Aimed At Curbing BurglariesA Hinsdale State Senator wants restrictions on some business that he says are fueling a rash of suburban burglaries reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.
- DePaul Arena Part Of Larger Plan To Revamp McCormick Place, Navy PierCity Hall has unveiled plans to build a new arena for DePaul basketball at McCormick Place, as part of larger plans to upgrade the convention center and redesign much of Navy Pier.
- Unions, Retirees Slam Mayor’s Plan To Cut Health Care SubsidyUnion leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.
- Rep. Schakowsky Outraged Over Sexual Assaults In MilitaryIllinois Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky is expressing frustration at the latest reports of sexual misconduct in the military, allegedly committed by people charged with investigating cases of sexual assault, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
- Housing Coalition Criticizes Emanuel Plan As Giveaway To Private DevelopersA Chicago housing coalition says private developers, not tenants, will be the big winners in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new "Plan Forward" CHA initiative, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
- Experts Discuss Security In Wake Of Boston Marathon BombingsThe deadly Boston Marathon bombings have prompted a lot of discussion about the price of having a free society, and how much freedom Americans might have to give up to stay safe.
- Teachers Union Files Federal Lawsuits To Halt School ClosingsIn their continuing efforts to oppose plans to close more than 50 public schools, the Chicago Teachers Union filed two federal lawsuits on behalf of parents whose children attend schools targeted for closure or consolidation.
- Woman Disputes Story Of Chicago Cop Who Shot Her DogTensions are boiling over in the Norwood Park neighborhood on Chicago's Northwest Side where an off-duty Chicago police officer shot and killed a dog, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.189
- 3 Critically Hurt In Kennedy CrashThree people were critically injured in a crash on the Kennedy Expressway on the Northwest Side Sunday morning.271
- Woman Found Dead At O’HareA woman was found dead near a bus stop at O’Hare International Airport Saturday, authorities said.308
- Toddler Reunited With ParentsPolice on Sunday were looking for the parents or guardians of a little boy who was found in the West Side Douglas Park neighborhood.233
- A Dozen Illinoisans Come Within One Number Of $600M Powerball JackpotOne number in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing was the difference for a dozen Illinois players between being $10,000 richer and living the life of a multi-millionaire.404