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.
Ever since Rahm Emanuel won the legal right to be on the Chicago mayoral ballot, it was pretty much a given that he would win the majority of votes when Election Day rolled around, which was Tuesday.So the question behind whatever suspense was left was, would Emanuel be able to win the 50 percent of
Updated At: 11:00 p.m. There were a number of tight North Side aldermanic contests, with runoffs to follow in April. Among the highlights are a virtual tie in the 46th Ward race to replace retiring Ald. Helen Schiller, and 83-year-old Ald.
Home values in December fell to their lowest level since prices started to drop in late 2006, according to the Standard and Poor’s Case Shiller Home Price Index. They’ve now slipped all the way back to 2002 levels.Fran Bailey is a realtor with Baird and Warner in Chicago.
Politicians around the city are making their final push for votes in Chicago's mayoral and aldermanic races. The 26th ward on the city's west side is home to something of a David and Goliath story with an 18-year-old going up against an experienced politician.
One of the many remarkable things about the 2011 race for Chicago mayor is the fact that for the first time in the city's 174 year history, there will be two Latino candidates on the ballot. Never before has that happened. Not too long ago, the idea that a Latino could be a viable candid