With many cities and states across the nation facing serious budget deficits and pension crises, Atlanta stands out as an exception to the rule. Since taking office 13 months ago, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has balanced the city's budget, hired more police officers, restructured city services, a
The troublesome formality of winning the mayoral election all wrapped up, Rahm Emanuel is in the midst of a mini-PR campaign to assure his hipness in certain quarters of Chicago, try to show he has a sense of humor, and possibly silence criticisms that he’ll care more about cor
Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday said the city's police superintendent abruptly resigned this week in order to pursue other job offers.Jody Weis' resignation Tuesday - the final day of his contract - came as a surprise to the Daley administration.
News that Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has resigned came as a surprise to many. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel made it a campaign promise to replace Weis. But most thought Weis would stay in place through May, when Mayor Daley steps down.
Desiree Rogers, the former White House Social Secretary who resigned from her position after uninvited guests snuck into a White House state dinner, has been named a member of the committee organizing Chicago’s 2011 inauguration.Rogers is one of
Some real gems sprang from the mind of Dan Sinker as he took on the persona of @Mayor Emanuel. Debate prep: "If we end up in a dance-off, those other bleepers are bleeping done. Black Swan, bitches!" Speech preview: "So Chicago, let's stop screwing around.
The A story: Ah, the Chicago mayoral election is over. Now, transition-gate can begin! Last week, former Illinois State Representative Judy Erwin was named to Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel's transition team.