Wilson Meets With Fioretti While Weighing Endorsement Of A Mayoral CandidateAld. Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson are out of the mayoral race, but not without clout. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
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.
Mayor Emanuel To Face Chuy Garcia In Runoff ElectionChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will take on Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia in a runoff election on April 7.
Election Day Is Here; Will Emanuel Avoid A Runoff?The campaigning is over, it’s decision day, and the polls are open. Voters now have a chance to choose whether they want Mayor Rahm Emanuel to stay in office, and who they want to represent their ward on the City Council.
Race For Mayor Entering Home Stretch In ChicagoChicago’s mayoral candidates were entering the final hours of campaigning on Monday. Voters will cast their ballots on Tuesday, so candidates were doing everything they can Monday to garner votes.
Mayoral Candidates Making Final Weekend Push Ahead Of Election Three of the men who want to be the next mayor of Chicago made a case today for why they should get Chicagoans’ votes on this final weekend before Election Day, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Mayoral Candidates Throw Themselves Into The Home StretchMayor Emanuel and his four challengers are not holding anything back, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Obama To The Rescue? President Is All Smiles -- And Praise -- For Mayor EmanuelCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was on hand as the president formally made Pullman a national monument -- and as he spoke highly of Rahm Emanuel, his former White House chief of staff.
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.
Reaction To Jackie Robinson West Being Stripped Of TitleNot surprisingly, Little League International's decision to strip Jackie Robinson West of their national title, due to violations of residency rules, has stirred up a hornet's nest, prompting reaction from all corners.
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 Gets Daley, Rush Endorsements; Wilson Votes EarlyOn endorsement comes from former mayor Richard Daley, who had lunch with Rahm Emanuel last week. Another comes from a Chicago congressman. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayoral Candidate: If I Used The Term 'Whitey,' It Doesn't Reflect My ValuesWillie Wilson found himself the focus of Chicago's mayoral race Thursday, for the wrong reason. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Mayoral Candidates Debate Red Light Cameras, Campaign ContributionsWBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore reports red light cameras got a lot of play during the debate, with Alderman Bob Fioretti calling for a moratorium.
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.