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.
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.
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.
With two weeks to go in the race for mayor, the big issues for the candidates continue to be crime, education and the economy.
Some Chicago union bosses say Rahm Emanuel was picking on their members as public employees were fighting valiantly against the blizzard.
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.
So, Chicago wants a Super Bowl. Yeah, and Miami wants a Snow Day. After this week, which do you think is more likely?
Some candidates for Chicago Mayor are using the snow emergency to highlight their own efforts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico is being criticized by his rivals for suggesting the city could do without residency requirements for municipal employees.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico said Tuesday he’s open to getting rid of the rule that requires city employees to live in the city.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico picked up the support of Chicago’s firefighters Tuesday morning.
With one month left until the election for mayor of Chicago, the race was turning into a final sprint for votes.
A new poll in the mayoral race shows Rahm Emanuel with a comfortable lead – but not a majority of support.
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.
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.
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.