Governor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.
Former President Bill Clinton is set to be in town Tuesday to give a high-profile boost to mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel.
A week after a shooting rampage in Arizona left six people dead and 13 wounded including Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, two prominent Illinois politicians were making a public show of solidarity.
Chicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has appeared at a church on the city’s South Side.
Many of Chicago’s African-American political leaders gathered at Rainbow/PUSH headquarters on Saturday to show support for Carol Moseley Braun, the one major black candidate left in the race for Chicago mayor.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) announced Friday evening that he is dropping out of the race for mayor of Chicago, in the interest of rallying behind a single major black candidate: Carol Moseley Braun.
Congressman Danny Davis is telling Bill Clinton to stay out of the Chicago mayoral race. He says Clinton should not raise money for Rahm Emanuel, not if Clinton cares about his reputation among African-Americans. Is Davis playing a race card? CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun says President Bill Clinton’s decision to campaign for Rahm Emanuel amounts to an outsider helping another outsider in the Chicago mayoral race.
Congressman and mayoral candidate Danny Davis says former President Clinton should stay out of the Chicago mayoral election.
Congressman Danny Davis has a message for former President Bill Clinton: Don’t take sides in the Chicago mayor’s race — or else.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) says he and fellow mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun simply hope the best person gets elected.
An election hearing officer’s ruling could come as soon as Tuesday, but court challenges are expected regardless of where it comes down.
State Sen. James Meeks on Wednesday called on the his two fellow African-American candidates for mayor to get together to decide which of them has the best chance to win and then have all three back that candidate.
When Chicago voters cast their ballots for mayor in February, the first name they’ll see on their ballots will be Danny Davis.
Several of the candidates for Chicago mayor could be found this Thanksgiving dishing out turkey and the trimmings to the less fortunate. But each said city government must be more creative in how it addresses such services day-to-day.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, the mayoral candidate with the most experience as an elected official, also has close ties to organized labor. Davis sat down with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine to discuss whether those ties could be a problem.
The newest, independently-commissioned poll of Chicago Mayoral Candidates, tonight shows Rahm Emanuel far ahead of the other candidates in a crowded race for mayor.
Mayoral candidate Danny Davis says he doesn’t feel threatened by opponent Rahm Emanuel, but expects a level playing field for all candidates when it comes to the residency requirements.
Former U.S. Sen. and Ambassador Carol Moseley Braun officially joined the race for Chicago mayor on Saturday.
Candidates submitted their petitions this morning to secure their places on the ballot for mayor and other offices next year.
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