U.S. Congressman Danny Davis announced late Friday that he's exiting the 2011 race for Chicago mayor. Davis held a New Year's Eve press conference at his campaign headquarters, where he was joined by former rivals State Senator James Meeks and former U.S.
Another candidate for Chicago mayor is telling a former president to stay out of the campaign.Former Illinois U.S. Senator Carol Moseley Braun is the latest candidate with harsh words for former President Bill Clinton. Mr.
U.S. Congressman Danny Davis has pledged to reform key areas of city government if elected mayor of Chicago. Davis said he wants to see tax increment finance (TIF) money used for long term community development in struggling neighborhoods, rather than to benefit developers.
This week on our political podcast "The Best Game in Town," we talk with NPR's David Schaper, Democratic political strategist Kitty Kurth, and the Chicago Sun-Times' Laura Washington about mayoral forums, and the dominating political news item this week: Rahm's residency.
The handful of mayoral candidates who attended a mayoral forum at Walter Payton College Prep Wednesday night just barely gave public schools a passing grade.Former School Board President Gery Chico, City Clerk Miguel Del Valle, former Senator Carol Moseley Braun and State Senator James Meeks agreed