Teachers Union President Still Considering Run Against EmanuelShe's not filed any papers or formed any formal committees. But when pressed, Karen Lewis admits that behind the scenes, there's plenty going on. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Lewis Not Discouraged By Trailing Emanuel In Poll The results of a new public opinion poll show Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not be in as much trouble with voters as some thought and that CTU President Karen Lewis' strength may have been overstated, though she disagrees.
Preckwinkle Rules Out Mayoral Bid Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has ruled out challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next year's mayoral election.
Lewis Forms Exploratory Committee To Weigh Run Against EmanuelFor months, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has said she’s considering a run for mayor. Now she has taken another step toward jumping in the race.
Rush: Jobs Key To Curbing Street ViolenceU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) said the coalition of political and business leaders who attended a meeting he organized Wednesday to discuss strategies to quell street violence will make the latest efforts the most effective yet.
CPS Announces School Closings Due To Weather Following CTU Demands The Chicago Teachers' Union is demanding that CPS close all schools due to the extreme cold that is forecast for Monday.
What Does State Reform Mean For Chicago’s Pensions?Now that state lawmakers have taken the tough step of passing state pension reform, what does it mean for Chicago? CBS 2's Dana Kozlov explains.
On Strike Anniversary, Mayor Offers Olive Branch To Teachers Union Boss“When Karen was ill, I sent her a note to say ‘I wish you well. I wish you a happy, healthy new year as well,’ and that I look forward to – when she feels better – to actually have a good conversation,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
Emanuel Opponents Want CTU's Lewis To Run For MayorA group of activists has launched a grassroots effort to recruit Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
Final Bell Rings For Last Time At 28 Schools TodayWednesday marks the beginning of school closings in Chicago, with 28 elementary schools preparing for their final day of class before they close for good.
Lewis Points Finger At 'Rich White People' For School ProblemsA day before the first set of school closings was set to begin, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had some harsh words about how the Chicago Public Schools are funded and managed, blaming much of the district’s problems on racism.
Chicago Teachers Union Begins 3-Day Citywide March Chicago teachers are taking to the streets staging protest rallies and marches for three days over the mayor's plans to close more than fifty schools, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Lewis Wins Another Term As CTU Chief The Chicago Teachers’ Union has re-elected Karen Lewis to another term as president with over 80 percent of the rank-and-file vote.
Lewis: Emanuel, CPS Can't Be Trusted On School Closing PromisesAs the plan to close more than 50 Chicago Public Schools moves forward, the head of the Chicago Teachers Union said she has numerous examples of what can go wrong, and has gone wrong with previous school closings and consolidations.
Mayor Shrugs Off Teachers Union's Efforts To Defeat Him In 2015Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed unfazed Tuesday by word that the Chicago Teachers Union plans to work to oust him from office in the next city election.