FOP Endorses Gery Chico For MayorGery Chico Wednesday picked up the backing of the Fraternal Order of Police, which made its first endorsement in a Chicago mayor's race in 20 years.
Labor Unions Split In Race For MayorNot long after uniting behind Democrat Pat Quinn in the race for governor, Chicago’s labor unions remain split on who to back as the successor to Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Chico Slams Emanuel On Ties To Freddie MacMayoral hopeful Gery Chico on Tuesday blasted rival Rahm Emanuel for his ties to mortgage giant Freddie Mac and the national mortgage crisis.
Mayoral Candidates Square Off Over EducationThe four principal mayoral candidates squared off in their first televised debate Monday night, with a focus on education.
Mayoral Candidates Sound Off At Dr. King BreakfastCandidates for Chicago mayor used the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast as a political platform, with less than five weeks to go before the election.
Immigrant Rights Group Wants Probe Of Deportation ProgramThe Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate its own Secure Communities program for deporting illegal aliens after encounters with local police.
Emanuel, Chico Skip Mayoral Candidate ForumWhen Rahm Emanuel and Gery Chico took a pass on a mayoral forum Saturday at a Chatham church, fellow candidates Carol Moseley Braun and Miguel del Valle took notice.
Mayoral Candidates Go After Emanuel At DebateThe top four candidates for mayor of Chicago stepped things up a notch on Friday, sitting down face-to-face for the first time at a meeting with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Chico Calls For Abolishing City Clerk, TreasurerMayoral candidate Gery Chico reportedly wants to get rid of the offices of the city clerk and the city treasurer, calling the posts a waste of taxpayer money.
Burke Endorses Chico For MayorFormer Chicago Board of Education president Gery Chico picked up another major endorsement Thursday, when Ald. Edward Burke (14th) – the powerful chair of the City Council Finance Committee – backed him to replace Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Braun Hits Chico, Emanuel On FinancesChicago mayoral hopeful Carol Moseley Braun went on the attack on two major rivals for their financial histories and political connections, after days of facing questions about her own finances.
De Jesus Drops Out Of Mayor's RaceAnother candidate has dropped out of the race for mayor of Chicago.
Top Mayoral Candidates Are Starting To Sound AlikeOn many of the key issues facing Chicago, it's hard to tell one mayoral candidate from another. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports that while the leading candidates are all very different, in some ways, they're starting to sound a lot alike.
Chico: City Impedes Job GrowthMayoral hopeful Gery Chico says the city itself is the number one barrier to job growth in Chicago, and has outlined a plan to change it.
New Year Brings "Playoffs" For Mayoral ContendersWith seven weeks to go until the Feb. 22 election for mayor of Chicago, the campaign has moved from the end of the regular season and into the playoffs.