Garcia Back In Chicago After Fundraising Trip To NYC, D.C.Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was back in Chicago on Tuesday, following a two-day trip to the East Coast in search of campaign donations, volunteers, and Election Day help.
Emanuel Wins Hospitality Union Backing, As Garcia Works To Shore Up SupportOn the first day of early voting in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia were criss-crossing the city to bolster support with Chicago voters.
Early Voting Begins For April 7 RunoffPolls are open for early voting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through April 4 in all 50 wards. Early voting also will be available on Sunday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at every location.
Emanuel Allies: Garcia Budget Plan As Real As 'Leprechauns And Unicorns'At a City Hall press conference, City Clerk Susana Mendoza and three aldermen who back the mayor rolled out a couple of hand trucks of budget books and audits they claim mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia could use to craft his budget plans.
Garcia Gives Some Details On Budget Plan, Still Mum On RevenueSaying the city is teetering on a financial cliff, mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Friday outlined the first specifics of his budget plans, though he remained vague on key details.
Wilson Backs Garcia In Race For MayorAfter repeatedly meeting with both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia over the past few weeks, businessman Willie Wilson threw his support behind Garcia in the upcoming runoff election.
Jackson Endorses Garcia; Blasts Emanuel For School Closings, Lack Of DevelopmentWith both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia hoping to build more support among black voters, Garcia on Monday won the backing of some prominent African-American ministers, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, who blasted the mayor’s priorities.
Mayoral Runoff To Delay Announcement Of Obama Library DecisionPresident Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after Chicago's runoff election for mayor, two people familiar with the decision said, in a bid to avoid politicizing his legacy project.
Garcia Steps Up Attack On Cameras: 'Time To End The Red Light Ripoff'Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has taken a harsher stance against the city’s red light cameras, as he steps up his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Garcia: Maybe Emanuel And Rauner Should Fix Budget Over A Bottle Of WineMayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia said Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs to answer tough questions about how he plans to handle the city’s financial woes.
Garcia Reverses Course On Building Obama Library In A ParkFacing a steady stream of criticism from the Emanuel campaign for his stance on a potential Obama Presidential Library in Chicago, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia backed down from his opposition to building the facility on public park land.
Poll: Garcia And Emanuel "Likely Even" In Mayoral RunoffA new poll shows, with five weeks until the election, the race for mayor essentially is a dead heat.
Wilson: I'll Vote For Garcia But May Endorse EmanuelIt’s a somewhat confusing stance from a man whose support would be welcomed by either Chicago mayoral candidate. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Jesse White: Emanuel "Has To Rethink" Red Light Camera Program Ahead Of RunoffWhite co-chairs the mayor’s re-election campaign, and he said he’s prepared to take Emanuel to black churches and community meetings so he can regain African-American votes he’s lost in his first term.
Fioretti Hedges On Endorsing Garcia, After Calling For "United Front" Against EmanuelJust hours before the election, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti was assuring reporters he wanted to see the “anybody but Rahm” movement stick, regardless of which candidate ended up in a runoff with the mayor.