Carol Moseley Braun
With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.
At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.
Mayoral candidates Carol Moseley Braun and Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins are meeting Friday for the first time since Braun made a comment about Watkins of being “strung out on crack.”
Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun offered a public apology Wednesday to a rival candidate she accused of being a crack addict.
Mayoral candidate Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins says she wants to hear an “I’m sorry” from Carol Moseley Braun, but she’s not betting on it.
Some Chicago voters are taking advantage of their first chance to help pick the first new mayor of Chicago since 1989.
The mayoral candidate made the stinging remark against rival Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, who has demanded an apology.
The four leading mayoral candidates focused on the city’s financial crisis and other pressing issues, rather than Rahm Emanuel’s residency controversy, in a mayoral debate Thursday evening.
As the candidates for mayor were waiting to find out if front-runner Rahm Emanuel will get to stay on the ballot, they were out talking Wednesday about their plans to fight crime in Chicago.
Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico is being criticized by his rivals for suggesting the city could do without residency requirements for municipal employees.
With one month left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the race was turning into a final sprint for votes.
A new poll in the mayoral race shows Rahm Emanuel with a comfortable lead – but not a majority of support.
Rahm Emanuel reinforced his status as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley on Thursday, revealing he has amassed a campaign warchest of nearly $12 million.
Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun is repeating her accusation that former President Bill Clinton has betrayed blacks and Hispanics by endorsing his onetime aide, Rahm Emanuel.
At least half of Chicago’s mayoral candidates admit to being subject to bullying as a child.
The four principal mayoral candidates squared off in their first televised debate Monday night, with a focus on education.
Candidates for Chicago mayor used the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast as a political platform, with less than five weeks to go before the election.
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate its own Secure Communities program for deporting illegal aliens after encounters with local police.
When Rahm Emanuel and Gery Chico took a pass on a mayoral forum Saturday at a Chatham church, fellow candidates Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle took notice.
The top four candidates for mayor of Chicago stepped things up a notch on Friday, sitting down face-to-face for the first time at a meeting with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.