J.B. Pritzker To Double Staffers' Salaries With His Own MoneyWhen he takes the oath of office Monday, Pritzker will become the richest elected official in the nation.
Kelly: Money Didn't Make The Difference In ElectionSome say money bought her the race. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.
Kelly Wins Dem. Primary For Ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.'s SeatFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC.
Guns Still The Main Issue In 2nd District RaceThe final push is on to get votes in the 2nd congressional district race and candidate endorsements continue to rack up.
Bloomberg Ads Loom Over 2nd District DebateThe primary election for Jesse Jackson Jr.’s 2nd Congressional District seat is next Tuesday and some of the candidates meet Monday for a debate.
Hutchinson Dropping Out of 2nd District RaceOne of the front runners to replace ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is leaving the race.
Bloomberg Super PAC Ad Slams Halvorson's Record On GunsThere's a new, very high-profile, player in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress, who this week alone plans to spend more money than any of the 16 Democratic candidates has been able to raise.
Walter's Perspective: Bloomberg Right About Big SodasI'm not big on hot weather, but one good thing about it is the big bellies I see on the beach that remind me to be careful about what I eat, because being overweight causes heart disease.
Emanuel Downplays Losing G8, Touts NATO SummitWith the NATO summit still slated for Chicago this May, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is publicly shrugging off the White House decision to relocate the G8 summit of world leaders to Camp David in Maryland.
McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On MuslimsFor the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.
Superstar Mayors Have Summit In ChicagoThree of America's mayoral superstars together on the same stage Monday night in Chicago to honor innovative educators. Mayor Emanuel was joined by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York and Kasim Reed of Atlanta.