Updated at: 11:20 am on 12/13/2010The weather is no detriment to Chicago's mayoral candidates, who continue to campaign in all corners of the city. There was little downtime for a number of candidates this weekend.On Saturday, former U.S.
Debating debates, DREAM Act, and DADTMissed anything this week in Chicago-area politics? Never fear! WBEZ elections producer Kristin Moo here, and I’ve beefed up my Google Reader and perked up my ears to keep track for you.
Mayoral candidate Gery Chico said he'd support building Chicago's first casino, as long as it isn't in the downtown business district.State lawmakers are considering a major gambling expansion that would allow for five additional casinos in Illinois, including a land-based casino in the ci
Mayoral Candidate Gery Chico is getting the endorsement of a Chicago education heavyweight Paul Vallas. Vallas was the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools before leaving to head public schools in Philadelphia and later New Orleans.
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has officially kicked off her campaign for Chicago mayor, announcing her candidacy Saturday and joining a crowded field of contenders.Braun now runs an organic food company.
A correction has been made to this storyMayoral candidate Gery Chico has vowed to slash Chicago Public Schools central office by a third if he’s elected. Chico made his announcement while he unveiled his education platform.