Challenger Commissioner Chuy Garcia is reacting cooly to Mayor Emanuel’s proposals for so-called “Right to Thrive” zones in some poorer neighborhoods, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The mayoral run-off campaign took an unexpected turn Monday, as one alderman hinted property tax increases are in the works no matter who’s elected.
Illinois GOP Congressman Aaron Schock, once the toast of the town, courted by party leaders and powerbrokers, was confronted by reporters Monday about an ongoing ethics investigation about using taxpayer dollars on private planes.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes of the Chicago mayoral race.
The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama’s library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project.
Ald. Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson are out of the mayoral race, but not without clout. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
There were plenty of winners and losers after Tuesday’s election, including many who weren’t even on the ballot.
Mayor Emanuel was right back out on the campaign trail Wednesday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent reports in addition to meeting with potential voters Wednesday, he also reached out to a former candidate.
At least 8 of the 50 aldermen will be new due to vacancies, deaths or remaps.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The countdown to the 2015 Chicago mayoral election has begun. On this week’s edition of CBS2 Social, Chief Political Correspondent Jay Levine and political producer Ed Marshall join Wendy Widom, CBS2’s social […]
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was on hand as the president formally made Pullman a national monument — and as he spoke highly of Rahm Emanuel, his former White House chief of staff.
Delivering his first budget address since winning office last fall, Gov. Bruce Rauner said his plan would end “the irresponsible and reckless practices of the past.” He said lawmakers must be willing to make politically unpopular decisions to close a more than $6 billion budget hole next year.
County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia says another teachers strike is likely next fall if Emanuel is re-elected.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports while the mayor is sprinting for the magic number of 50 plus one needed to avoid a runoff election, one of his challengers appears to be separating himself from the others.
On 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.
Willie Wilson found himself the focus of Chicago’s mayoral race Thursday, for the wrong reason. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with those charged with keeping us safe.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has a behind-the-scenes look at the war on terrorism, Chicago-style.
Cardinal Francis George, who has battled kidney cancer, was out Friday to accept an award from the Knights of Columbus.
Primary opponent Willie Wilson, an African American, said minorities have not benefited from the mayor’s tenure. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.