Mayor Emanuel Gets In One More Ribbon-Cutting Before Leaving The CountryThe mayor's re-election campaign also released polling information that shows the incumbent has an edge. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Congressman Joe Walsh To Run In 8th District In 2012Tea Party star U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says he will run for reelection next year in the redrawn 8th District, rather than end up in a primary fight against a fellow Republican.
Meeks Won't Run For Another Term In State SenateRev. and State Sen. James Meeks (D-Chicago) is the latest in a line of Chicago area lawmakers who have decided not to seek re-election.
NEA Endorses Obama For Re-Election In 2012The nation's largest union - the National Education Association, meeting here in Chicago - has endorsed President Obama for re-election.
Emanuel Backs Obama's Re-Election, But Focused On ChicagoMayor Rahm Emanuel will celebrate the Independence Day holiday by watching fireworks Monday night with friends.
Longtime Ald. Eugene Schulter Drops Out Of RaceThe alderman, who represents the Lincoln Square neighborhood, reportedly has his eye on a new job: county tax reviewer.