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.
Drury First Democrat To Jump Into AG Race After Madigan Bows OutScott Drury, who had been running for governor, decided to drop out of that race to run for attorney general.
Emanuel, Garcia Vying For Hispanic VotersChicago's mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Waukegan Teachers Approve ContractNegotiators for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 and the Waukegan Teachers’ Council met for nearly 14 hours Wednesday before coming to an agreement.
Quinn Taps Chico To Head State Board Of EdGov. Pat Quinn has tapped former mayoral candidate Gery Chico to head up the Illinois State Board of Education.
Changing Of The Guard Moves ForwardMayor Daley continued feeling the love of Chicagoans on his newly launched farewell tour. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel was busy mending fences.
Report: Emanuel's Victory More Lopsided Than It AppearedAn in-depth look at numbers from last month’s mayoral election indicates Rahm Emanuel’s victory was even more one-sided than it may have appeared.
Chico Concedes Chicago Mayor's Race To Emanuel Former Chicago Public Schools President Gery Chico has conceded the mayor's race to former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.
Mayor-Elect Emanuel: Daley 'An Impossible Act To Follow'Rahm Emanuel coasted to victory in the race for mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily defeating five opponents to take over for the retiring Richard M. Daley, whom he called "an impossible act to follow."
Chicago Voters Head To PollsVoters are turning out at the polls today, as they cast their ballots in the first mayoral race in 22 years that has not included the name Richard M. Daley.