Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For MayorLori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
Activist Ja'Mal Green To Run For MayorGreen, 22, has been a frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department, often protesting the shootings of young black men by police.
Court Clerk Dorothy Brown To Run For Mayor, Amid Longtime Federal ProbeDespite having been under federal investigation for years, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown will run for mayor in 2019, joining an already crowded field challenging Rahm Emanuel in his bid for a third term.
McCarthy To Announce Decision On 2019 Mayor's Race Next WeekFormer Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said he will announce next week whether he'll run for mayor in 2019, setting up a race against the man who fired him amid the political firestorm over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Troy LaRaviere Resigns As Blaine Principal, Slams Emanuel's "Destructive Political Agenda"Accusing Mayor Rahm Emanuel of "incompetent and uncaring mismanagement" of the Chicago Public Schools, and using a "kangaroo court" to try to dismiss him as principal of Blaine Elementary, Troy LaRaviere has announced his resignation in a blog post.
LaRaviere Accuses CPS Of Using "False Justification" For Ouster As PrincipalSpeaking publicly for the first time since his ouster as a Chicago Public Schools principal, frequent Emanuel administration critic Troy LaRaviere blasted the mayor and school board, accusing them of orchestrating his removal because he was seeking the top post at a school administrators’ group.
Alderman Repeats Use Of Racial Slur To Slam Removal Of Principal Who Blasted EmanuelA Chicago alderman is not backing down from his use of the N-word in criticizing the ouster of a popular elementary school principal who is an outspoken critic of Rahm Emanuel; in fact, he’s doubling down on his profane denunciation of the mayor.
Parents Outraged After Removal Of Popular PrincipalParents at a North Side elementary school are upset after their popular principal was suddenly removed.
Emanuel Critic Removed As Blaine Elementary Principal An outspoken Chicago Public Schools principal, who has been critical of the mayor and school administration, has been told to stay home.
CPS Principal Takes Swipe At Mayor Emanuel In Ad For Bernie Sanders A Chicago Public Schools principal is blasting the mayor, all in the name of getting votes for Bernie Sanders.
Garcia Opens South Side Campaign Office, Touts African-American SupportThere were cheers for mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia and jeers for incumbent Rahm Emanuel as Garcia stood with some 100 supporters in the African-American community on Tuesday.