Emanuel Allies Slam Garcia As 'Novice,' While Chuy Seeks To Emulate Harold WashingtonMayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia both pulled in more endorsements Friday, as the mayor tried to solidify his lead in the polls, and Garcia sought to build a Harold Washington-like coalition.
Wilson Backs Garcia In Race For MayorAfter repeatedly meeting with both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia over the past few weeks, businessman Willie Wilson threw his support behind Garcia in the upcoming runoff election.
Wilson: I'll Vote For Garcia But May Endorse EmanuelIt’s a somewhat confusing stance from a man whose support would be welcomed by either Chicago mayoral candidate. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Emanuel Gets Daley, Rush Endorsements; Wilson Votes EarlyOn endorsement comes from former mayor Richard Daley, who had lunch with Rahm Emanuel last week. Another comes from a Chicago congressman. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Rev. Brooks Reflects On Support For Rauner, Oberweis“I’ve discovered that … when you go against the status quo, and you go against what people have been doing for years, everybody is not going to be pleased with it,” Rev. Corey Brooks said after endorsing Republican candidates Bruce Rauner, who won, and Jim Oberweis, who lost.
Coalition Of Chicago Ministers Backs Quinn For GovernorGov. Pat Quinn on Thursday received the endorsement of a few dozen church leaders, most of them African-American ministers, but there were a couple notable absences.
Kirk Reverses Course, Endorses Oberweis Against DurbinSeeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Durbin in November, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis on Thursday welcomed the belated support of Durbin’s GOP colleague on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.
Dillard Gets Teachers Union Backing In Race For GovernorState Sen. Kirk Dillard tried to steer clear of the controversy surrounding one of his rivals in the Republican race for governor, as he picked up a key endorsement from a major labor union.
Trotter Still Wants Party Support In Bid For Jackson's Seat, Despite ArrestState Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) said Wednesday he still wants Democratic Party bosses to back him in his bid to replace former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., despite his arrest for having a gun in his luggage at O’Hare International Airport.
Joe Walsh The Rock Legend Endorses Congressman Joe Walsh's OpponentEagles guitarist and rock legend Joe Walsh is taking sides in the Illinois 8th Congressional District race – and he’s not throwing his support to the Congressman who shares his name.
Emanuel Not Ready To Endorse Either Jackson Or HalvorsonCongressman Jesse Jackson has received a most graceful let down from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who said Tuesday he has not yet made an endorsement in the 2nd District race against former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson.
Durbin Set To Endorse Duckworth For CongressU.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is set to throw his support behind Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth in her race for Congress.