As they approach Tuesday’s runoff election, Mayor Emanuel and challenger Chuy Garcia continue to clash over how much to say–or not say–about plans to confront the city’s budget woes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ‘Chuy Garcia were out campaigning hard on the final day of early voting.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has suspended $26 million in social services and public health grants to narrow a $1.6 billion budget gap.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is issuing a dire warning about what will happen to his jail because of Governor Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state social safety net programs, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
The controversy over Indiana’s so-called religious freedom law was not the only problem the Hoosier state faced Tuesday. It also fended off an apparent attack on its official website.
It is shaping up to be an expensive week for both candidates as they battle for supremacy of the TV air waves.
Four Illinois lawmakers came to a unique Chicago childcare center Monday to attack Governor Rauner’s proposed 2016 budget. WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger was there.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was courting votes in the Black community Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
On the campaign trail Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia called Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s approach to the city’s finances “irresponsible.”
Mayoral candidate Chuy Garcia unveiled some specifics at a mayoral forum, which featured some fireworks with protesters targeting Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will be released from prison to a halfway house early Thursday morning, and his stay there may not last long.
For the second consecutive day Tuesday, Chicago election board officials said the early voting turnout was a record.
Community activists, parents elected officials and others gathered in the Loop to voice a litany of complaints about Mayor Emanuel, and lay out their agenda for changing the city’s direction, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
With just two weeks to go until the runoff election, Mayor Emanuel is pushing hard to marshal African-American clergy to turn out a big vote for him, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.
House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.
Two polls released by the Chicago-based polling firm Ogden and Fry show Mayor Rahm Emanuel with an edge over his opponent, Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.
More than two months after taking the reins of one of the nation’s most immigrant-friendly states, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has offered mixed signals about his stance on immigration.
Early voting for the April 7 runoff election begins Monday.
With just a little over two weeks before the runoff election, the candidates for mayor have been criss-crossing the city looking for votes, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.