Did God Answer Prayers For Lower Murders In February?Chicago's murder rate plummeted in February: Was it the recent snowy weather, good police work .. or, perhaps, divine intervention?
Braun Campaigns For Mayor At Meeks' ChurchChicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has appeared at a church on the city's South Side.
Black Pols Make Show Of Unity For BraunMany of Chicago’s African-American political leaders gathered at Rainbow/PUSH headquarters on Saturday to show support for Carol Moseley Braun, the one major black candidate left in the race for Chicago mayor.
Davis Quits Mayoral RaceU.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) announced Friday evening that he is dropping out of the race for mayor of Chicago, in the interest of rallying behind a single major black candidate: Carol Moseley Braun.
Davis: May The Best Candidate WinU.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) says he and fellow mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun simply hope the best person gets elected.
Meeks Withdraws From Mayor's RaceThe state senator and pastor recently made racially divisive remarks about the city's minority contract program.
Meeks Under Pressure To Leave Mayoral RaceWhile Rahm Emanuel's candidacy for mayor is moving forward</a>, another mayoral contender is under pressure to drop out.
Meeks Backtracks Even More From Remarks On Minorities, WomenThere was another new twist Friday in the flap over state Sen. James Meeks comments about who should and should not get a boost in city contracting.
Meeks Backtracks On Comments About Minority ContractsMayoral Candidate James Meeks was clarifying some comments he made about which groups should and should not be included in minority contracting set-aside programs.
Chicago Mayoral Candidates Talk Education Charter schools, union contracts, and a proposed income tax increase were just a few topics as four of the six major candidates for Mayor sounded off on their plans to better improve Chicago public schools.
Meeks Resurrects Idea Of Consensus Black CandidateState Sen. James Meeks on Wednesday called on the his two fellow African-American candidates for mayor to get together to decide which of them has the best chance to win and then have all three back that candidate.
Meeks Outlines Plans For SchoolsMayoral Hopeful state Sen. Rev. James Meeks (D-Chicago) has major plans for the Chicago Public Schools.
Meeks Courts Gay Voters In LakeviewMayoral candidate James Meeks tried to reach out to gay and lesbian voters on Wednesday, exactly one week after voting against historic legislation to legalize civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.
Emanuel Pushes For More Teacher TrainingMayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that he wants to boost teacher training in the city, but would not commit to sending his own kids to Chicago Public Schools.
State Probing Mayoral Nominating PetitionsThe Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday that the Illinois Secretary of State’s police were investigating apparently faked notary public signatures on hundreds of nominating petitions submitted by four candidates for mayor.