Two days after an angry outburst during a Chicago mayoral campaign forum, Carol Moseley Braun issued an apology on Tuesday to her opponent in the race.During a weekend debate at a South Side church, Braun accused Watkins of "being strung out on crack".
Another Chicago mayoral candidate is pulling out of the race. The Rev. Wilfredo De Jesus said Friday he’d throw his weight behind lobbyist Gery Chico. De Jesus leads a mostly Puerto Rican church called New Life Covenant, one of the city’s biggest congregations.
Congressman Danny Davis isn't taking the holiday break lightly. As others quitely gear up for a renewed Chicago mayoral campaign after the New Year, Davis is stepping up the energy and the publicity this week.
The biggest fight yet in the 2011 Chicago Mayoral Ballot Battle begins today. That's when the Chicago Board of Elections will hold a hearing regarding the residency status of candidate Rahm Emanuel. At issue is whether Emanuel should be allowed a spot on the ballot in the 2011 mayoral ra
Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel on Sunday rolled out his wide-ranging plan for improving Chicago’s public schools by lengthening the school day, giving parents the authority to shut down under-performing schools and holding school leaders more accountable for the system’s succ
Now that the filing deadline for the 2011 Chicago municipal elections has come and gone, its time to turn our collective attention to one of the oldest and grandest traditions in our great representative democracy: knocking rival candidates off the ballot.Didn't see that section in The Federal
Mayoral Candidate Gery Chico is getting the endorsement of a Chicago education heavyweight Paul Vallas. Vallas was the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools before leaving to head public schools in Philadelphia and later New Orleans.