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.
Updated 1/12/11Learn more about mayoral and aldermanic candidates by visiting their own websites.Aldermanic Websites is a mega-site tracking sites for all aldermanic candidates.Find mayoral candidates at the links below:Carol Moseley Braun
The four major candidates running for Chicago mayor can agree on one thing: there should be a new police superintendent.Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has been under fire from the police union, which has held marches against his leadership.
This week on our political podcast "The Best Game in Town," we talk with NPR's David Schaper, Democratic political strategist Kitty Kurth, and the Chicago Sun-Times' Laura Washington about mayoral forums, and the dominating political news item this week: Rahm's residency.
The handful of mayoral candidates who attended a mayoral forum at Walter Payton College Prep Wednesday night just barely gave public schools a passing grade.Former School Board President Gery Chico, City Clerk Miguel Del Valle, former Senator Carol Moseley Braun and State Senator James Meeks agreed