Gov. Pat Quinn has tapped former mayoral candidate Gery Chico to head up the Illinois State Board of Education.
Attorneys for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich filed a motion early Tuesday morning, demanding the release of a recorded phone conversation when then-White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
One of Rahm Emanuel’s former bosses gave the mayoral candidate a very personal reference this morning in Chicago.
Mayoral Candidate and City Clerk Miguel Del Valle outlined his vision for Chicago Public Schools Tuesday, and took a shot at the frontrunner in the race.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel wants to use $25 million in Tax Increment Financing funds to make the city safer.
New information continues to surface about the finances of mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun.
Mayoral candidate Miguel Del Valle says the parking meter privatization deal two years ago was a raw deal for Chicagoans, and if elected, he plans to renegotiate the contract.
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun says President Bill Clinton’s decision to campaign for Rahm Emanuel amounts to an outsider helping another outsider in the Chicago mayoral race.
In the race for Chicago mayor, the Chicago Tribune reports contender Gery Chico has released three years of income tax returns.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is criticizing a plan to redeploy police officers throughout Chicago.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is laying out his plan to cut health care costs for city employees.
Mayoral Hopeful state Sen. Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago) has major plans for the Chicago Public Schools.
Humboldt Park minister Wilfredo De Jesus wants to try to raise his visibility in the race for mayor by calling for term limits and calling on his opponents to endorse the idea, as well.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico is joining gay rights activists in contacting state lawmakers and urging them to pass a bill for civil unions.
Mayoral Candidate Carol Moseley Braun is spending much of this major shopping day visiting with retail merchants in various parts of the city.
On the final day for candidates to file petitions for the February election, an Auburn-Gresham community organizer has thrown her hat in the ring for mayor.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico is taking aim at the Cubs’ plan to renovate Wrigley Field.
Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico hit a nerve with this week with man he hopes to succeed.
CBS 2 is learning that U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.), fresh off a major re-election effort Tuesday, is re-considering and may enter the race for mayor.
State Sen. Rev. James Meeks has announced he will temporarily give up the day-to-day operations of his Salem Baptist Church as he prepares his run for mayor.
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