The consensus in the media is that last night's mayoral forum was short on substantive news to takeaway. In short, it was a snooze fest. I don't mind though, because it gave me a chance to see our mayoral candidates up close and personal.
Last night the four frontrunners for mayor gathered for their first major debate of the election. The candidates did not generate a lot of sparks. But there were quite a few questions – nearly three dozen of them. And they were posed by high schoolers.
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.