State Representative La Shawn Ford joined preschoolers and their teachers, demanding immediate funding of early child care throughout the Illinois, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Republican U.S. Senator Mark Kirk has given his tacit endorsement of Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
In the race for Chicago mayor, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spoke Saturday in favor of higher pay for home health care workers and committed himself to work toward a $15 an hour floor salary.
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.
Three of the men who want to be the next mayor of Chicago made a case today for why they should get Chicagoans’ votes on this final weekend before Election Day, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel questions Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget decisions which affect children, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.
Advocates for the poor are blasting Governor Bruce Rauner for ending contracts for social services programs that they say were just getting started, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth told CBS 2 she is “actively exploring” running against Republican incumbent Mark Kirk for the U.S. Senate in 2016.
Governor Bruce Rauner has rescinded seven executive orders former Governor Pat Quinn issued in his final week in office.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, in a major campaign speech, talked about what he’s already done and what he plans to do if re-elected.
Sixteen women united by a dislike of the Emanuel administration, and who want to become Chicago aldermen, told an enthusiastic crowd on the UIC campus Saturday how they’d remake City Hall, if elected.
Outgoing Governor Pat Quinn still has plans for a special legislative session this week, but he gave something of a farewell speech here in Chicago this afternoon, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Opponents of Chicago’s red light cameras have a new ally – Mayoral Challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports he’s calling for them to stop issuing tickets.
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Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner could make history when he appoints a new state Comptroller next month. That’s because he or she could be the last state comptroller to serve in Illinois.
In the race for mayor Monday, it was the tale of two types of campaigns with two sets of rules: one for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and one for everyone else, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
The City Council’s embattled Inspector General says workers in nearly half of Chicago’s aldermanic offices have been caught doing political work on the taxpayer’s time.
Illinois Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner made a stop in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood Sunday to thank supporters.
Once again, a political opponent is trying to capitalize on a falling-out between Chicago’s first black mayor and Democrat Pat Quinn, who wants another term as governor. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.