Walter Jacobson

Walter: Don’t Inject Race Into Mayoral Contest

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson is not keen on the idea of a “consensus” candidate for African Americans, and says white people shouldn’t rally behind someone like them, either.


Senator-Elect Mark Kirk Greeted Voters Wednesday At The Ogilvie Transportation Center. (Bernie Tafoya/WBBM Photo)

Republican Mark Kirk Defeats Giannoulias In Senate Race

Republican Mark Kirk has won the race for the U.S. Senate seat, according to the Associated Press.


Illinois U.S. Senate candidates Republican Mark Kirk, left, and Democrat Alexi Giannoulias are seen before a televised debate.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Senate Candidate Race A Toss-Up Day Before Election

The race to fill President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat is a toss-up just one day before the election. Candidates Alexi Giannoulias and Mark Kirk are campaigning until the very end. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn And Republican Bill Brady (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Gov. Quinn, Brady Address Black Chicago Church

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady focused on education, family values and President Barack Obama on Sunday in one of their final pitches to black voters at a major Chicago mega-church.


Rahm Emanuel, Chicago

Political Heavyweights May Be Forming Anti-Rahm Alliance

Latino and African-American political leaders seem to be forming an alliance to knock Rahm Emanuel out of the race for mayor of Chicago.

CBS 2–10/20/2010