Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has been elected mayor of Chicago and will succeed the retiring Richard Daley.Emanuel called his victory "humbling" and "most gratifying." He also thanked Daley for his lifetime of service to the city.
It’s such a ritual, this thing we do today. We trudge out to a neighborhood school or senior center or library and stand in line, sign our names and make a choice. Sometimes we’re thrilled about our choice, sometimes indifferent, sometimes downright disgusted.
Missed anything this week in Chicago politics? We have you covered with our weekly digest of the best game in town.We’re in the final stretch to the municipal race of the century (thus far). So read up and get ready to vote on Tuesday, if you haven’t already.
In less than a week voters will decide who they want to run the City of Chicago. To make things a bit easier, Eight Forty-Eight has been holding one-on-one conversations with all the candidates for Mayor.
While watching the mayoral debate last night, I finally realized who I am voting for. Yep, I'm voting for all four.Chicago needs a strong leader for this unprecedented financial time. We need a leader who is going to be progressive with pension reform and policing.