Several thousand spectators gathered in Millennium Park Monday to watch Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Inauguration. We spoke to some of them to see what was going through their heads as Chicago got its first new mayor in 22 years.
The biggest economic news in Chicago this week may be what happens in politics.
On Tuesday voters in Chicago will choose almost a third of the city council. And for small business owners, that has big ramifications. They know their success can hinge on who their alderman is.
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