Lightfoot Joins Fray In Race For Mayor, Vowing 'Progressive Course' For Chicago“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.
Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For MayorLori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
Former Chicago Schools CEO Paul Vallas Announces Mayoral CampaignFormer Chicago Schools CEO Paul Vallas offered a long list of what he called Emanuel’s failures and a peak at how he would govern differently.
Activist Ja'Mal Green To Run For MayorGreen, 22, has been a frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department, often protesting the shootings of young black men by police.
A Power Play In Chicago's Mayoral RaceThree candidates are focusing their fire on one target: Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
McCarthy To Announce Decision On 2019 Mayor's Race Next WeekFormer Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said he will announce next week whether he'll run for mayor in 2019, setting up a race against the man who fired him amid the political firestorm over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Mark Vallas, Son Of Former CPS Chief Dies In CaliforniaMark Vallas, the son of former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas, died on Saturday at a substance abuse center in Huntington Beach, California.
Paul Vallas Resigns At Chicago State UniversityPaul Vallas resigned Monday as chief administrative officer at Chicago State University.
Paul Vallas Named To Administrative Post At Chicago State UniversityThe former head of the Chicago public school system says troubled Chicago State can "grow itself out of its problems."
Alderman, Commissioner Clash Over Chicago State University LeadershipTwo elected officials whose constituents include Chicago State University have been at odds over who should run the struggling state college.
Paul Vallas Part Of Gov. Rauner Panel To Overhaul Chicago State UniversityGov. Bruce Rauner has introduced the team he hopes will completely overhaul the troubled Chicago State University.
Current, Former CPS Officials Dismiss Talk Of Possible Bankruptcy Past and present Chicago Public School officials agree talk of possible bankruptcy is way off-base, and the state needs to take a more concrete role in easing the system’s pension crisis, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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