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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?’”


Dr. Amara Enyia, who’s running for Mayor of Chicago.

Mayoral Candidate: Mayor Emanuel Is The ‘Typical Candidate,’ And That’s The Problem

Her political and community experience, not to mention a law degree and PhD in Educational Policy, make her seem like a viable candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Yet to many, Dr. Amara Enyia just won’t seem conventional enough for the Chicago political machine.


Barack Obama takes oath for for a second term as President of the United States. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural

After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense


Mayor Harold Washington

Monday Marks Harold Washington’s 91st Birthday

Monday would have been the late Harold Washington’s 91st birthday.


Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel reports for jury duty at Daley Plaza. (CBS)

Rahm Emanuel Reports For Jury Duty, Tweets From Jury Pool Room

Even Chicago’s big boss doesn’t get out of jury duty–or at least reporting for jury duty.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, One Year Later: A New Boss Takes Charge

It’s been a year since Mayor Daley left office and Mayor Emanuel took the reins of city government.


Rahm Emanuel Inauguration

In Inaugural, Emanuel Borrows Themes From His Old Boss

As Rahm Emanuel took center stage as Chicago’s new mayor, his inaugural address paid homage to his old boss in the White House and his predecessor at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Mayor Daley Says The U.S. Is A Nation Of Whiners

Mayor Richard M. Daley said Thursday that the United States has become a nation of “whiners,” and said it’s time to snap out of it.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

@MayorEmanuel on Twitter.

At The Peak Of Popularity, Mayor Emanuel Is Gone

Just one day after claiming a decisive victory in Chicago’s race for mayor, Mayor Emanuel has left us.


Rahm Emanuel  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Behind The Scenes Of The Rahm Campaign

CBS 2’s Jay Levine goes behind the scene with mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel as he prepares for Tuesdays election.

CBS 2–02/16/2011

Chicago mayoral candidates, from left, Rahm Emanuel, Miguel Del Valle and Gery Chico, speak with moderator Carol Marin, far left, before the start of the Chicago mayoral debate televised from the WTTW television studios in Chicago Monday Feb. 14, 2011. The fourth candidate, Carol Moseley-Braun, arrived after the photo was taken. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney)

Four Mayoral Candidates Square Off In Forum

Monday night marked the second-to-last debate between the four main candidates for Chicago Mayor, and the forum was relatively civil and at times jovial.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

Wilfredo De Jesus

De Jesus Calls For Mayoral Term Limits

Humboldt Park minister Wilfredo De Jesus wants to try to raise his visibility in the race for mayor by calling for term limits and calling on his opponents to endorse the idea, as well.

WBBM Newsradio–12/09/2010

Former U.S. Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Roland Burris Coy On Campaign For Mayor

Outgoing U.S. Sen. Roland Burris’s supporters entered his name into the race for mayor of Chicago yesterday, but Burris tells Newsradio 780 this afternoon he’s still deciding whether to run.


Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart

Dart: If Elected Mayor, Brother’s Business Would Have Suffered

Tom Dart’s brother is a lawyer with a lobbying practice. Dart says, if elected mayor, he’d have to tell Tim Dart to stop doing business with the city.


Rahm Emanuel says voters don't care about a dispute over his residency. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Rahm Emanuel Defends Chicago Residency

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel on Friday addressed questions about whether his time living in Washington, D.C. means he’s not a Chicago resident qualified to run for mayor.


Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Campaign: Absentee Ballot App Shows Residency

You have to live in Chicago to be mayor of Chicago and the mayoral campaign of Rahm Emanuel says an absentee ballot application made shows he’s a Chicago resident.


Gery Chico

Chico Campaign Promise: A Laptop For Every CPS Student

The candidate for mayor says he’d supply laptops to high schoolers “immediately,” and to the rest of the system’s more than 400,000 students within four years.

WBBM Newsradio–11/17/2010

Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd)

Ald. Fioretti Has Cancer, Won’t Run For Mayor

After a tonsillectomy, Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) has been diagnosed with cancer, forcing him to abandon his plan to run for mayor.


U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois)

Jackson: Affair Not Reason To Skip Mayor’s Race

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. tells Newsradio 780 his affair with a Washington D.C. cocktail waitress was not the reason he chose not to run for mayor of Chicago.