Emanuel Allies Slam Garcia As 'Novice,' While Chuy Seeks To Emulate Harold WashingtonMayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia both pulled in more endorsements Friday, as the mayor tried to solidify his lead in the polls, and Garcia sought to build a Harold Washington-like coalition.
Rauner Appoints Rev. Meeks To Chair State Board Of EducationGovernor-elect Bruce Rauner announced a number of appointments for cabinet positions and agency heads on Saturday, including naming former State Senator Rev. James Meeks to be the chairman of the State Board of Education.
Coalition Of Chicago Ministers Backs Quinn For GovernorGov. Pat Quinn on Thursday received the endorsement of a few dozen church leaders, most of them African-American ministers, but there were a couple notable absences.
Rauner Enlists Bipartisan Support In Seeking "New Solutions" For IllinoisRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said he’s not going to agree with his supporters on every issue, even his own wife.
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.
Rev. Meeks' Salem Christian School To CloseAfter 21 years, Salem Christian Academy on the city’s Far South Side is closing its doors.
Rev. Meeks Rejects Idea Of Casinos Funding Schools
Last Day For Mayoral Candidates To FileToday is the last chance for candidates to file their paperwork to run for mayor, alderman, or any other elected city office.
Meeks To Give Up Running Church For Mayoral RaceState Sen. Rev. James Meeks has announced he will temporarily give up the day-to-day operations of his Salem Baptist Church as he prepares his run for mayor.

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