mayoral candidate

Dr. Amara Enyia, who’s running for Mayor of Chicago.

Mayoral Candidate: Mayor Emanuel Is The ‘Typical Candidate,’ And That’s The Problem

Her political and community experience, not to mention a law degree and PhD in Educational Policy, make her seem like a viable candidate for Mayor of Chicago. Yet to many, Dr. Amara Enyia just won’t seem conventional enough for the Chicago political machine.


Gery Chico and Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Quinn Taps Chico To Head State Board Of Ed

Gov. Pat Quinn has tapped former mayoral candidate Gery Chico to head up the Illinois State Board of Education.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Emanuel And Blagojevich

Blagojevich Defense Team Seeks Tape With Emanuel

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.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011

Bill Clinton

Clinton Rallies With Candidate Emanuel

One of Rahm Emanuel’s former bosses gave the mayoral candidate a very personal reference this morning in Chicago.


Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle: Teacher Strikes ‘Not An Issue’

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.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Outlines Crime-Fighting Plan

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel wants to use $25 million in Tax Increment Financing funds to make the city safer.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Carol Moseley Braun

Braun Says She’s Done Discussing Taxes

New information continues to surface about the finances of mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Miguel Del Valle

Del Valle: Parking Meter Deal Is Bad For Chicago

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.

CBS Chicago–12/31/2010

Carol Moseley Braun sat down for an in-depth interview with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Braun Criticizes Clinton’s Stumping For Emanuel

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.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2010

Gery Chico

Chico Releases 3 Years Of Tax Returns

In the race for Chicago mayor, the Chicago Tribune reports contender Gery Chico has released three years of income tax returns.

WBBM Newsradio–12/22/2010

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Says He’d Seek To Hire More Cops

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is criticizing a plan to redeploy police officers throughout Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2010

Rahm Emanuel On Health Care

Emanuel Lays Out Plan To Cut Health Care Costs

Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel is laying out his plan to cut health care costs for city employees.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

Illinois State Sen. James Meeks

Meeks Outlines Plans For Schools

Mayoral Hopeful state Sen. Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago) has major plans for the Chicago Public Schools.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2010

Wilfredo De Jesus

De Jesus Calls For Mayoral Term Limits

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.

WBBM Newsradio–12/09/2010

Gery Chico

Chico Joins Campaign For Civil Unions

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico is joining gay rights activists in contacting state lawmakers and urging them to pass a bill for civil unions.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010

Carol Moseley Braun sat down for an in-depth interview with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

Braun Seeks To Take Pulse Of Small Businesses

Mayoral Candidate Carol Moseley Braun is spending much of this major shopping day visiting with retail merchants in various parts of the city.

WBBM Newsradio–11/26/2010

City Hall

South Side Community Organizer Joins Mayoral Race

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.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Gery Chico

Chico Questions Wrigley Renovation Plan

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico is taking aim at the Cubs’ plan to renovate Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Mayor Daley, Gery Chico

Daley Slams Chico For Education Comments

Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico hit a nerve with this week with man he hopes to succeed.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Illinois)

Sources: Danny Davis May Still Run For Mayor

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.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010