Rahm Emanuel is now Chicago's mayor. Emanuel was sworn-in late Monday morning in Millennium Park downtown. WBEZ's political reporter Sam Hudzik was there, and he joined host Melba Lara to break down inauguration day and what's ahead for Mayor Emanuel.
Flag-waving Chicagoans lined a roped-off aisle at City Hall on Friday, eyes fixed on an elevator door. The longest serving mayor of Chicago emerged to an eruption of cheers, and waved as he made his way towards the street.
Springfield lawmakers spent most of their time this week debating the state budget. But there is another issue weighing on their minds: Redistricting.One by one, Democratic lawmakers are being pulled into a private map room in Springfield.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and First Lady Maggie Daley were on the South Side today. It was the last stop on the mayor's neighborhood appreciation tour.Chicago residents applauded Mayor Daley and his wife as they entered a field house on the city's South Side.