The consensus in the media is that last night's mayoral forum was short on substantive news to takeaway. In short, it was a snooze fest. I don't mind though, because it gave me a chance to see our mayoral candidates up close and personal.
In their first major televised debate, candidates for Chicago mayor tried to prove to the 250 high schoolers in attendance - and everyone watching at home - that they know how to improve the city's schools, decrease the drop-out rate and prevent crime.Facing several dozen questions from the students
The candidates for Chicago mayor meet Monday for their first televised debate of the election season, and they will have to answer questions posed by teenagers.Organizers said about 200 Chicago high school students will take part in the debate at the studios of WTTW public television.