Alderman Robert Fioretti
Garcia is gathering nominating signatures, he says, and hoping for the necessary 12,500 needed to get on the ballot.
Karen Lewis will not be challenging Rahm Emanuel in next year’s mayoral election, according to a statement by Lewis’ exploratory committee.
Mayor Emanuel is standing firm against raising taxicab fares, even as he looks at other ways to allow regular cab drivers to make more money, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is keeping a low profile and letting others attack, and respond to attacks by his political opponents.
Sunday’s Mexican Independence Day parade in Little Village could feature a preview of next year’s race for mayor of Chicago.
Potential mayoral candidates Alderman Bob Fioretti and CTU President Karen Lewis are holding events to assess interest in a potential run.