Dan Sinker. (Credit: Daniel X. O’Neil/via Flickr)

‘Fake’ Mayor Emanuel Drops In On Real Rahm’s Inaugural

Aside from the Chicago who’s-who at Rahm Emanuel’s inaugural, the man who famously parodied Mayor Emanuel on Twitter was spotted at Millennium Park.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Rahm Emanuel and Benny the Bull

Dorfman: Rahm Inaugurates Bulls Celebration

On Monday, Chicago will have its first new mayor in 22 years. The highlight of the day will likely be Rahm Emanuel’s speech that he will give shortly after being sworn in. I doubt he will make this address, but it would be fun if he did.

670 The Score–05/16/2011

Inauguration Preps

Inauguration Schedule For Mayor-Elect Emanuel

Here is the schedule for the inaugural ceremony for Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Pritzker Pavilion

Public Invited To Mayoral Inauguration

If you’re planning to witness the swearing-in ceremony today of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, you will need to leave any large bags at home.

WBBM Newsradio–05/16/2011

Emanuel Inauguration

Rahm Emanuel Sworn In As Mayor

The big day has arrived. In just a few hours, Rahm Emanuel will be taking over the Mayor’s Office on the fifth floor of City Hall.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

Rahm Emanuel talks with CBS 2 on the eve of his inauguration. (CBS)

Emanuel: There Will Be No Lack Of Effort

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel concedes he faces daunting tasks when he assumes power Monday, but he told CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine he’ll rely on advisors and ordinary Chicagoans to get the job done.


Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel spent Saturday at community-service events. (CBS)

Emanuel Preaches Community Service During Lead-Up To Inauguration

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel attended community-service functions and caught an outdoor show by the classic-rock band Chicago on Saturday, as the clock ticked toward his swearing-in Monday.


President Obama speaks to Mayor Richard Daley as they attend the Chicago 2016 presentation on October 2, 2009 at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 121st session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) rejected Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Games.  (Credit: John Gichigi/Getty Images)

10 Memorable Moments Of Mayor Daley’s Reign

Mayor Richard M. Daley has been leading the City of Chicago for 22 years, and a generation of Chicagoans has known no other mayor. Here is a quick look back at some of the highlights of his years in office.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2011

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel  stopped by the XRT studios to talk with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon for Chicago Day (Credit: Nate Azark/CBS Local)

Emanuel Talks Inaugural Plans On WXRT

Chicago will have its first new mayor in 22 years, when Richard M. Daley steps down and Rahm Emanuel is inaugurated on Monday. The mayor-elect blew in a call to the WXRT Morning Show about […]


Clarissa Bevilacqua, 9, will play violin at the mayoral inauguration. (CBS)

Young People To Play Key Role At Inauguration

As CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports, some fresh faces will help usher in the new era with Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel.


At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

Emanuel Wants Full Cabinet In Time For Inauguration

Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he wants to have a full cabinet in place by the time he takes office as mayor of Chicago, including a new superintendent for the Chicago Police Department.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

State police screened inauguration attendees Monday in Springfield. (CBS)

Security Cranked Up For State Inauguration

State police let their presence be known at the state capital Monday as elected leaders were sworn in, two days after the shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and some of her contituents.


Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn: ‘Fiscal Crisis’ Will Be Fixed

As he was sworn in today for his first full term, Gov. Pat Quinn conceded that the state is in a “fiscal crisis.”

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. (AP File Photo/M. Spencer Green)

First Elected Term Brings Big Challenges For Quinn

Even if state lawmakers approve a major income tax hike as Gov. Pat Quinn is inaugurated for his first elected term, the state’s budget problems will last long after he’s sworn in on Monday.