Gery Chico

Mayoral Debate

Poll Shows Emanuel Surging In Support

Sparks flew between Rahm Emanuel and his two closest challengers at a mayoral debate Thursday night, but a new poll shows Emanuel continuing to add to his already sizable lead.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun and Rahm Emanuel

Opponents Hammer Emanuel On Taxes, Freddie Mac

The gloves have come off in the race for Mayor, with the rest of the field setting its sights on frontrunner Rahm Emanuel, attacking his “luxury services” tax proposal and his ties to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2011

Mayoral Candidates

Emanuel Holds Big Lead, But Rivals Not Quitting

The candidates for mayor of Chicago have all but conceded that Rahm Emanuel will get the most votes on Feb. 22, but they said he won’t get the 50 percent-plus-one that he needs to avoid an April 5 runoff against the candidate who comes in second.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

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

Mayor’s Race Approaching The Home Stretch

With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Rahm Emanuel (left); Gery Chico (CBS)

Labor Leaders Throw In With Chico, Blast Emanuel

Some Chicago union bosses say Rahm Emanuel was picking on their members as public employees were fighting valiantly against the blizzard.

02/07/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Mayoral Candidates Discuss Healthy Schools

At a forum to discuss making public schools healthier on Friday, the candidates for mayor touched on a number of other issues facing Chicago Public Schools, as well as the race for mayor itself.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2011

Soldier Field

Wisch: Chicago Doesn’t Deserve A Super Bowl

So, Chicago wants a Super Bowl. Yeah, and Miami wants a Snow Day. After this week, which do you think is more likely?

02/03/2011

Gery Chico Snow Video

Mayoral Candidates Bring Snow Into Campaigns

Some candidates for Chicago Mayor are using the snow emergency to highlight their own efforts.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011

Soldier Field (file)

Chico Wants To Bring Super Bowl To Soldier Field

Mayoral hopeful Gery Chico said Saturday that, if he’s elected, he would work to bring the Super Bowl to Soldier Field, despite concerns about the stadium’s small size and Chicago’s winter weather.

01/29/2011

Rahm Emanuel (left); Gery Chico (CBS)

Chico Blasts ‘Rahm Tax’

Is Rahm Emanuel proposing a sales-tax cut or an increase? It’s a little bit of both, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

01/28/2011

Mayoral Debate

Mayoral Debate Focuses On Issues, Not Emanuel

The four leading mayoral candidates focused on the city’s financial crisis and other pressing issues, rather than Rahm Emanuel’s residency controversy, in a mayoral debate Thursday evening.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2011

Gery Chico

Mayoral Candidates Focus On Adding Cops

As the candidates for mayor were waiting to find out if front-runner Rahm Emanuel will get to stay on the ballot, they were out talking Wednesday about their plans to fight crime in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2011

Gery Chico

Rivals Criticize Chico Over City Worker Residency

Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico is being criticized by his rivals for suggesting the city could do without residency requirements for municipal employees.

WBBM Newsradio–01/26/2011

Chicago Mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

Chico Says He Might End City Worker Residency Rule

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico said Tuesday he’s open to getting rid of the rule that requires city employees to live in the city.

01/25/2011

Gery Chico

Chico Wins Support Of Firefighters’ Union

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico picked up the support of Chicago’s firefighters Tuesday morning.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Candidates Count Down Last Month To Mayoral Election

With one month left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the race was turning into a final sprint for votes.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2011

Rahm Emanuel (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Poll Shows Emanuel Far Ahead

A new poll in the mayoral race shows Rahm Emanuel with a comfortable lead – but not a majority of support.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

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

Emanuel Campaign Says It Has Raised $11.7M

Rahm Emanuel reinforced his status as the frontrunner in the race to succeed Mayor Richard M. Daley on Thursday, revealing he has amassed a campaign warchest of nearly $12 million.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Chicago Mayoral candidate Gery Chico. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM)

FOP Endorses Gery Chico For Mayor

Gery Chico Wednesday picked up the backing of the Fraternal Order of Police, which made its first endorsement in a Chicago mayor’s race in 20 years.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Gery Chico, Carol Moseley Braun, Miguel del Valle, Rahm Emanuel, Patricia Van Pelt Watkins and William "Dock" Walls

Labor Unions Split In Race For Mayor

Not long after uniting behind Democrat Pat Quinn in the race for governor, Chicago’s labor unions remain split on who to back as the successor to Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

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