Group Wants Special Prosecutor To Take Over Laquan McDonald CaseA group of civil rights attorneys, elected officials, and civil rights activists has filed a petition asking a judge to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the Laquan McDonald murder case, claiming Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez can’t be trusted to oversee the matter.
Quinn Signs Driver's License Law For ImmigrantsGovernor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.
Clinton Set To Give Boost To EmanuelFormer President Bill Clinton is set to be in town Tuesday to give a high-profile boost to mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel.
Davis, Kirk Make Show Of Unity After Arizona ShootingA 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.
Braun Campaigns For Mayor At Meeks' ChurchChicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has appeared at a church on the city's South Side.
Black Pols Make Show Of Unity For BraunMany 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.
Davis Quits Mayoral RaceU.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.
Is Danny Davis Playing Race Card With Bill Clinton?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.
Braun Criticizes Clinton's Stumping For EmanuelFormer 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.
Davis: Clinton Would Upset Blacks If He Backs EmanuelCongressman and mayoral candidate Danny Davis says former President Clinton should stay out of the Chicago mayoral election.
Davis To Clinton: Stay Out Of Chicago PoliticsCongressman Danny Davis has a message for former President Bill Clinton: Don't take sides in the Chicago mayor's race -- or else.
Davis: May The Best Candidate WinU.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) says he and fellow mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun simply hope the best person gets elected.