Chicago is still trying to dig itself out from under a mountain of snow, and the city's politicians are doing their best to prove that they, too, know how to use a shovel.Recognizing the importance of mayoral snow-clearing duties, several candidates tried to capitalize on the blizzard.
Chicago mayoral candidate Gery Chico keeps trying to get mileage out of rival Rahm Emanuel's proposal to tax some services. The former school board head has been holding press conferences to highlight services he says could be taxed if Emanuel's plan becomes law.
Miguel Del ValleNow that the election is less than a month away, here’s something to consider: For just a half sec, set aside what all four major candidates are saying, and imagine each one individually calling a City Council meeting to order.
The top four mayoral candidates gathered to debate Thursday night. Mere hours before the event, Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy was still in question. But late Thursday the Illinois Supreme Court settled the matter.