Three more candidates are officially in the running to be Chicago's next mayor. On Saturday, former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel launched his campaign to replace Mayor Richard Daley.Sunday, state Senator James Meeks began his campaign. So did Illinois U.S.
This week on our Illinois political podcast Best Game in Town: We talk with the Reverend Jesse Jackson about finding a consensus candidate for Chicago mayor in the African-American community, and political scientist Maria de los Angeles Torres gives us the breakdown on Latino candidates and concerns
President Obama’s ten-day tour of Asia is an effort to drum up economic opportunities for American businesses and maybe more jobs at home.Working the international trade circuit has also been a hallmark of Mayor Daley’s tenure.