Chicago’s murder rate plummeted in February: Was it the recent snowy weather, good police work .. or, perhaps, divine intervention?
Chicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has appeared at a church on the city’s South Side.
Many 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.
U.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.
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) says he and fellow mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun simply hope the best person gets elected.
The state senator and pastor recently made racially divisive remarks about the city’s minority contract program.
While Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy for mayor is moving forward, another mayoral contender is under pressure to drop out.
There was another new twist Friday in the flap over state Sen. James Meeks comments about who should and should not get a boost in city contracting.
Mayoral Candidate James Meeks was clarifying some comments he made about which groups should and should not be included in minority contracting set-aside programs.
Charter schools, union contracts, and a proposed income tax increase were just a few topics as four of the six major candidates for Mayor sounded off on their plans to better improve Chicago public schools.
State Sen. James Meeks on Wednesday called on the his two fellow African-American candidates for mayor to get together to decide which of them has the best chance to win and then have all three back that candidate.
Mayoral Hopeful state Sen. Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago) has major plans for the Chicago Public Schools.
Mayoral candidate James Meeks tried to reach out to gay and lesbian voters on Wednesday, exactly one week after voting against historic legislation to legalize civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he wants to boost teacher training in the city, but would not commit to sending his own kids to Chicago Public Schools.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday that the Illinois Secretary of State’s police were investigating apparently faked notary public signatures on hundreds of nominating petitions submitted by four candidates for mayor.
State senator and Chicago mayoral candidate James Meeks is defending his vote against Illinois’ civil unions bill.
The homeless man whose signature is on the bottom of mayoral election petitions for James Meeks and Rob Halpin is telling his side of the story.
When Chicago voters cast their ballots for mayor in February, the first name they’ll see on their ballots will be Danny Davis.
Fifteen separate challenges have been filed against Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy for mayor. Opponents claim he hasn’t been a Chicago resident for a full-year before the February election, as required by law.
Several of the candidates for Chicago mayor could be found this Thanksgiving dishing out turkey and the trimmings to the less fortunate. But each said city government must be more creative in how it addresses such services day-to-day.