Serious City Challenges Await Mayor-Elect Lightfoot"I want to have a constructive relationship with the FOP, but I'm not going to support the things they've done which basically throw up roadblocks and obstruction toward progress."
Youth Vote Low In Chicago's Historic Mayoral ElectionOn the walls in the mayor's office are some of the most politically powerful faces in Chicago's history -- 45 mayors interim, acting or elected, in all, dating back to 1837.
Plumbers Union Endorses Lightfoot, Almost By DefaultFour years ago, the plumbers endorsed Rahm Emanuel. In the election's first round, the union backed Bill Daley, citing a 60-year relationship with the Daley family. But Coyne said Lightfoot's emphasis on jobs won him over.
A Compliment Being Questioned As Criticism In Mayoral RaceHer endorsement by Kelly Cassidy was a rallying cry for LGBTQ voters to flock to the polls for Lightfoot. The unknown question: How many conservative voters may be motivated to vote against Lightfoot, for the same reason.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
Mayoral Race Tightening Up For The Front-RunnersThe surprising survey, taken over the weekend, shows Preckwinkle, Daley and Lightfoot tied at 14 percent.
Early Voting For Chicago Runoff Election Begins MondayEarly voting for the April 7 runoff election begins Monday.
Mayor Emanuel Meets With Former Challenger Willie WilsonMayor Emanuel was right back out on the campaign trail Wednesday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent reports in addition to meeting with potential voters Wednesday, he also reached out to a former candidate.
CBS2 Social: Who Will Be Chicago's Next Mayor?
You Can Still Register To Vote In Case You Want To, You Know, Exercise That RightIt's offensive to me when someone isn't registered to vote. You're not only choosing to leave yourself out of the democratic process, but risking the future of 2.7 million Chicagoans. That includes me. So stop it.
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.
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.
Gary Residents To Select New MayorMunicipal elections are being held Tuesday in several Indiana towns and cities, including Gary, which could see its first woman mayor.
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."
Officials Begin Airing Petition Challenges MondayAmong the issues: Is Rahm Emanuel a legal resident of Chicago?