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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–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
- Mayor, Aldermen To Fast In Support Of Immigration ReformThe mayor's office says the 54-year-old will announce his fast during a Thursday evening event at a church on the city's South Side. He'll be attending a Mass at St. Pious Church to mark the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
- City Council OKs More Cubs’ Night Games, Pushing Back Wrigley WallsMayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said the Cubs need to get started on their project to renovate Wrigley Field, now that the City Council has approved several items on the owners’ wish list for the project.
- Former Cop Tapped To Head Scandal-Plagued Buildings DepartmentFelicia Davis replaces attorney Michael Merchant, who was promoted to the job of Chicago Housing Authority CEO after Charles Woodyard was forced out.
- Rauner Spending Big In Gubernatorial RaceWhile polls now indicate businessman Bruce Rauner is leading the race for the GOP nomination for Governor, most voters don’t know much about him.
- Emanuel Bristles As Aldermen Stall E-Cigarette OrdinanceMayor Emanuel is signaling that he’s ready for a fight with City Council critics who have stalled a measure he wants to limit the use of electronic cigarettes in Chicago.
- Rainbow Push HQ To Host Mandela Memorial Service FridayChicago memorial service for South African President Nelson Mandela will be Friday night at Rainbow/PUSH Headquarters.
- Teachers Union Delivers Lumps Of Coal As Mayor Touts Computer CurriculumCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on the continuing battle for the hearts and minds of parents.
- Sen. Mark Kirk Has Gallbladder RemovedU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk had surgery on Monday to have his gallbladder removed.
- Mandela Remembered At Special Mass At St. SabinaPeople across the Chicago area are gathering at churches to say prayers of remembrance for former South African president and global human-rights icon and the services at a South Side church took on special meaning Sunday.
- Chicago Mourners Share Thoughts, Memories In Condolence Book For Nelson MandelaPeople who have been showing up to sign the condolence book for the late South African president Nelson Mandela at the Harold Washington Library have said they felt compelled to share their thoughts and memories.