A candidate for Chicago mayor is criticizing using the money from the city's controversial parking meter lease.Former Chicago Public Schools President Gery Chico says the city needs to rebuild its savings, not spend money meant for the long-term to balance the budget each year."The money went t
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis says she wants an international search for the city's next public schools CEO.Schools Chief Ron Huberman this week announced he will step down at the end of the month.Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says the new CEO should have a background in business.Karen
The results of a fiercely contested Cook County election are exposing a gulf between white liberals and minority voters.Forrest Claypool’s anti-machine rhetoric has proven popular over the years with white progressives.
A Pentecostal leader with controversial views about homosexuality is jumping into Chicago’s mayoral race. Rev. Wilfredo De Jesús, senior pastor of New Life Covenant Church in Humboldt Park, is planning to announce his candidacy Thursday at the park’s boathouse.
In this Revision Street: America special edition, I ask some of our favorite interviewees—those who have no interest in the mayoral seat themselves, but certainly do have something to say about it—what they think about the announcement that Daley will not seek r