Mayoral Candidates Discuss Burke Shakedown Scandal At Downtown ForumAld. Ed Burke and the corruption charges against him were on all the Chicago mayoral candidates' minds at a forum held at the Union League Club Friday.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Launches Bid For Chicago MayorCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday her decision to enter the already-crowded race for Chicago mayor, but her announcement was clouded by the controversial firing of one of her top aides this week.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle To Join Race For MayorAn already crowded field in the race to become Chicago’s next mayor is about to get even larger.
Giuliani Praises 'Jerry' McCarthy, Slams Rahm 'Emmanuel' In Tweetstorm On Chicago Gun ViolenceIn a series of four tweets overnight, Rudy Giuliani twice mistakenly referred to McCarthy as “Jerry,” twice misspelled Mayor Rahm Emanuel's last name, and falsely claimed 63 people had been murdered over the weekend.
Mayoral Candidate Garry McCarthy Opposes $95 Million Police Academy PlanTuesday night, the protesters were joined by a surprising ally – former Police Superintendent and Mayoral Candidate Garry McCarthy.
Lightfoot Joins Fray In Race For Mayor, Vowing 'Progressive Course' For Chicago“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.
Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For MayorLori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
Activist Ja'Mal Green To Run For MayorGreen, 22, has been a frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department, often protesting the shootings of young black men by police.
Court Clerk Dorothy Brown To Run For Mayor, Amid Longtime Federal ProbeDespite having been under federal investigation for years, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown will run for mayor in 2019, joining an already crowded field challenging Rahm Emanuel in his bid for a third term.
A Power Play In Chicago's Mayoral RaceThree candidates are focusing their fire on one target: Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
McCarthy Criticizes Emanuel In Mayoral BidMcCarthy also criticized Emanuel over crime and a homicide count that soared after Emanuel fired McCarthy after the Laquan McDonald shooting.
McCarthy Slams Emanuel's 'Arrogance,' Hits Mayor's 'Record Of Failure'McCarthy accused the mayor of trying to distract voters, rather than talk about the issues that are most important to Chicago.