Poll Shows Emanuel Close To Majority Needed To Avoid RunoffCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports while the mayor is sprinting for the magic number of 50 plus one needed to avoid a runoff election, one of his challengers appears to be separating himself from the others.
With Debates Over, Emanuel's Challengers Plot Their Next MovesWith their final debate over and done with, Mayor Emanuel's opponents are charting the next steps in their efforts to unseat him, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Emanuel Challengers Take Aim At Upcoming Presidential Visit During DebateWBBM’s Craig Delilmore reports this debate focused largely on issues affecting the African American community and Mayor Emanuel more than once referred to President Barack Obama’s expected visit to designate part of the far South Side’s Pullman community as a national park.
Emanuel, Rivals Spar Over Budget, Pensions At Second DebateMayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.
Mayoral Candidates Seek To Define Themselves At First DebateThe candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
Poll: Emanuel Has Strong Lead Over Rivals, Not Enough To Avoid RunoffA new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a solid, but not comfortable, lead over his nearest competitor in next month’s election.
Walls On Bid For Mayor: "We Work Harder Than The Other Candidates"Cash-strapped mayoral hopeful William “Dock” Walls says his campaign is going strong, and getting stronger in race pitting four challengers against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Rivals Question Emanuel's Economic PoliciesAs Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to outline his economic development agenda for a possible second term in office, his challengers were lining up to criticize his record during his first term.