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The candidates for Chicago mayor meet Monday for their first televised debate of the election season, and they will have to answer questions posed by teenagers.Organizers said about 200 Chicago high school students will take part in the debate at the studios of WTTW public television.
On this week's episode of the WBEZ political podcast The Best Game in town, we talk taxes, from Springfield to the race for Chicago mayor. First, Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky takes us behind the scenes as the deal went down to raise taxes in Illinois.
Former President Bill Clinton is headed to Chicago next Tuesday to campaign for his former aide, mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel. The event is scheduled to take place starting at 11 a.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center.While there, Mr.
There was little disagreement among candidates for Chicago mayor in a forum Tuesday evening devoted to public housing issues. But most of the major candidates didn't show. More than 250 people, many public housing residents, packed into an auditorium at the Chicago Cultural Center.
Chicago mayoral hopeful Carol Moseley Braun is continuing to avoid questions about her finances. The former U.S. Senator testily told reporters she's already said what she has to say about her personal finances."You've got the returns," she said.