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Amara Enyia (Photo Credit: Obari Cartman)

Mayoral Candidate, Dr. Amara Enyia: Chicago Has A ‘Political System That No Longer Works For The People’

“This is about the state of our democracy, and in order to have an effective democracy, you’ve got to be willing to look at individuals for who they are and question ‘What are their values?’”

06/18/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Republican candidates for governor Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner, and Dan Rutherford. (Photo illustration by CBS)

GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls Less Fiery In Final Debate

The four Republican candidates for Illinois governor made their cases for becoming the party’s nominee Thursday in their final televised primary debate — an evening that lacked the fiery exchanges of their previous meetings but was packed with more personal moments.

03/13/2014

(Clockwise from top left) Republican candidates for governor Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner, and Dan Rutherford. (Photo illustration by CBS)

Republican Candidates For Governor Debate Taxes, Spending

State Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard, businessman Bruce Rauner and Treasurer Dan Rutherford faced off in a debate that focused heavily on Illinois’ struggling economy and how to improve its business climate.

02/04/2014

Republican Party's Elephant Symbol (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Chicago GOP — Yes, There Is One — Backing 18 Legislative Candidates

Republicans in Chicago say, this time, they are running serious and determined candidates for the Illinois legislature, and they plan well-funded campaigns to unseat incumbent Democrats.

12/12/2013

(Clockwise from top left) Republican candidates for governor Bill Brady, Kirk Dillard, Bruce Rauner, and Dan Rutherford. (Photo illustration by CBS)

GOP Candidates Discuss Income Tax, Dealing With Madigan

The four Republicans running for governor were in the south suburbs Thursday, trying put some distance between each other in a race with no clear front-runner.

11/21/2013

Republican Party's Elephant Symbol (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Chicago GOP To Launch ‘American Idol’ Style Search For Candidates

The Chicago Republican Party is kicking off a new effort to attract candidates citywide, and part of it involves an “American Idol-style” vetting process.

06/04/2013

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Police Applicants Sue City, Claiming Discrimination In Hiring

The group of 40 applicants for the police academy argued they were unfairly discriminated against because they came from law enforcement families, or had military backgrounds.

06/04/2013

Chicago Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Bears Interviewing 4 GM Candidates

The Chicago Bears reportedly are set to interview four candidates for their open general manager position: Chiefs scouting director Phil Emery, Patriots personnel director Jason Licht, Chargers personnel director Jimmy Raye and Giants scouting director Marc Ross.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Chicago Police Department logo

More Than 40 Candidates Apply For Police Superintendent

More than 40 candidates have applied to become Chicago’s next police superintendent, officials said Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Candidates Court Voters Before Election

Candidates spent quality time with voters on one of the last weekends before the Chicago mayoral election.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Candidates For Mayor Want New Police Chief

No matter which of the four top candidates running for mayor in Chicago is elected, it’s all but certain the city will soon have a new police superintendent.

01/04/2011

Candidate Petitions

Bounced Candidates Sue Over Signature Requirement

A group of candidates — three for Chicago mayor, one for clerk and one for alderman — filed a federal lawsuit Monday claiming the requirement of 12,500 petition signatures to get on the ballot is unconstitutional.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

Candidate Petitions

Mayor Candidates File, Begin Squabbling Over Debates, Tactics

Candidates submitted their petitions this morning to secure their places on the ballot for mayor and other offices next year.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2010

Sen. Hendon and Ald. Burke at Columbus Day Parade

Potential Mayoral Candidates Attend Columbus Day Parade

No fewer than six possible candidates for mayor attended the Columbus Day Parade on Monday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

CBS 2–10/11/2010