Carol Moseley Braun

Rahm Emanuel (left); Carol Moseley Braun (CBS)

Emanuel Attends Fund-Raiser To Help Retire Rival’s Debt

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will join Carol Moseley Braun as she holds a fundraiser to pay off her campaign debt on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

Mayor Richard Daley on his farewell tour Friday; right, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Changing Of The Guard Moves Forward

Mayor Daley continued feeling the love of Chicagoans on his newly launched farewell tour. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel was busy mending fences.


Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel

Report: Emanuel’s Victory More Lopsided Than It Appeared

An in-depth look at numbers from last month’s mayoral election indicates Rahm Emanuel’s victory was even more one-sided than it may have appeared.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2011

Jay Levine

Keys To Rahm Emanuel’s Decisive Victory

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel succeeded in the mayoral race by connecting with people across the city, and raising money far in excess of any of his opponents, explains CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.

CBS 2–02/23/2011

Carol Moseley Braun sat down for an in-depth interview with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Carol Moseley Braun Concedes Chicago Mayor’s Race

Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has conceded the race for mayor of Chicago, telling supporter she “gave it her best.”

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Rahm Emanuel Celebrates Being Elected Chicago's Mayor

Mayor-Elect Emanuel: Daley ‘An Impossible Act To Follow’

Rahm Emanuel coasted to victory in the race for mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily defeating five opponents to take over for the retiring Richard M. Daley, whom he called “an impossible act to follow.”

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Voting, Mayoral Candidates

Chicago Voters Head To Polls

Voters are turning out at the polls today, as they cast their ballots in the first mayoral race in 22 years that has not included the name Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Carol Moseley Braun (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Braun Wants Investigation Of Emanuel’s Mailings

Carol Moseley Braun says she has asked the U.S. Attorney’s to investigate what she calls “allegations of campaign intimidation.”

WBBM Newsradio–02/21/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

The Home Stretch For Mayoral Candidates

Mayoral hopefuls pulled out all the stops Sunday during the final weekend before Tuesday’s election. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent followed.


Mayoral Candidates

Talking The Issues With The Top Candidates For Mayor

This week, the top four contendors for mayor sat down with CBS 2 News, in a series of interviews to discuss the issues in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS 2–02/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

All-Access Look At The Top Contenders For Mayor

The race for mayor of Chicago is entering its final days, with Election Day coming up on Tuesday. CBS 2 has been taking an up-close look at the campaigns of the four top contenders to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley.


Carol Moseley Braun on Friday checks out her mobile media van. (CBS)

All-Access: Rolling With Carol Moseley Braun

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine continues his “all-access” tours of mayoral campaigns with a profile of Carol Moseley Braun.


Chicago Mayoral Candidates Rahm Emanuel, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle

Mayor’s Race Enters Home Stretch

With four days left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the six candidates were heading into the final week of campaigning at full speed.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2011

The four major candidates for Chicago mayor prepare to debate Thursday night. (AP)

Mayoral Contenders Gather For Final Televised Debate

With Election Day less than a week away, three of the major mayoral candidates attacked front-runner Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Moseley Braun On Her Bid For Mayor

With only a week until Election Day, we wanted to hear from the candidates for mayor in person. So we’ve invited the four frontrunners to come into the CBS 2 studio to answer some questions.

CBS 2–02/16/2011

Carol Moseley Braun

Braun Criticized For Comment Mentioning Hitler

Carol Moseley Braun is raising some eyebrows, after she made a comment about Adolf Hitler at a rally over the weekend.


Mayoral Debate

Voters Seem Unimpressed By Mayoral Debates

The mayoral debates so far seem to have drawn a collective yawn from many Chicago voters.

CBS 2–02/11/2011

Mayoral Debate

Poll Shows Emanuel Surging In Support

Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Rahm Emanuel

Opponents Hammer Emanuel On Taxes, Freddie Mac

The gloves have come off in the race for Mayor, with the rest of the field setting its sights on frontrunner Rahm Emanuel, attacking his “luxury services” tax proposal and his ties to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Mayoral Candidates

Emanuel Holds Big Lead, But Rivals Not Quitting

The candidates for mayor of Chicago have all but conceded that Rahm Emanuel will get the most votes on Feb. 22, but they said he won’t get the 50 percent-plus-one that he needs to avoid an April 5 runoff against the candidate who comes in second.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011