So now that the televised debates are over, the mad dash to the finish line is on! The race to become mayor of Chicago is heading into its final days before Tuesday’s election. The last TV ads will air and candidates’ schedules are packed with appearances!
Chicagoans who punch cards for their favorite aldermanic candidates might have the issue of crime on their minds. But depending on where they live, they will have heard more—or less—about crime from their candidates.
Gov. Pat Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday. As he gave a brief run-through of his new budget Quinn tried to paint an optimistic future for the Prairie State. That’s no easy task.
The 2011 municipal election will bring change throughout City Hall -- only six out of 50 aldermen are running unopposed. But with many eyes on the city wide mayoral race who’s paying attention to what’s happening ward by ward?
Today's collection of photos from around the world include people in positions of repose for a variety of reasons. Some are protesting, some are exhausted from a tennis match. Some are praying, some are performing street gymnastics.