Chicago Mayoral Race

Mayoral hopeful William "Doc" Walls reacts to President Obama's endorsement of Rahm Emanuel. (Craig Dellimore)

Mayoral Challengers Shrug Off Obama’s Emanuel Endorsement

The other candidates for mayor are shrugging off the latest boosts for incumbent Rahm Emanuel’s re-election campaign, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


@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.


An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Blizzard Fails To Slow Early Voting In Chicago

Despite Chicago’s third worst-ever blizzard that dropped 20-plus inches of snow, the city still is doing better in early voting this year than the previous mayoral election four years ago.


Mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun. (Credit: CBS)

Moseley Braun Says Opponent ‘Strung Out On Crack’

The mayoral candidate made the stinging remark against rival Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins, who has demanded an apology.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2011

Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson (CBS)

Former Governor Thompson Backs Emanuel On Ballot

A former Republican Illinois governor and two former attorneys general are weighing in on the Rahm Emanuel residency case.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011

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

Ballots To Be Printed Without Rahm Emanuel’s Name

While Rahm Emanuel fights an appeals court decision booting him from the Chicago mayor’s race, the ballots will be printed without his name, the head of the city’s election board said Monday.


Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Next Step For Rahm Emanuel In Ballot Fight

The case of Rahm Emanuel’s residency will likely go to the state Supreme Court.


Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Emanuel Proposes Changes To City Sales, Gas Taxes

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is proposing tax reforms that he says will be both good for businesses and consumers.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011

James Meeks on WVON

Meeks Withdraws From Mayor’s Race

The state senator and pastor recently made racially divisive remarks about the city’s minority contract program.