Mayoral

Chicago Teachers Union Karen Lewis appears in a video posted online. (YouTube)

Karen Lewis Endorses Emanuel Opponent For Mayor

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor, is seen in a video posted online Friday endorsing mayoral candidate Jesus Garcia.

10/31/2014

Voters cast their ballots in suburban Chicago. (credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Many Suburban Mayors Ousted; Tax Hikes Rejected

In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

Rahm Emanuel (left); Gery Chico (CBS)

Chico Blasts ‘Rahm Tax’

Is Rahm Emanuel proposing a sales-tax cut or an increase? It’s a little bit of both, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

01/28/2011

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Is Lisa Madigan Considering A Mayoral Run?

While she won’t issue a direct comment on the matter, a published report says Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is mulling over a possible run for mayor.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2010