The biggest fight yet in the 2011 Chicago Mayoral Ballot Battle begins today. That's when the Chicago Board of Elections will hold a hearing regarding the residency status of candidate Rahm Emanuel. At issue is whether Emanuel should be allowed a spot on the ballot in the 2011 mayoral ra
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.
Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel on Sunday rolled out his wide-ranging plan for improving Chicago’s public schools by lengthening the school day, giving parents the authority to shut down under-performing schools and holding school leaders more accountable for the system’s succ
This week on our political podcast The Best Game in town, Sam Hudzik takes us inside a preliminary hearing on the challenges to Rahm Emanuel's mayoral candidacy. And a visitor from abroad examines Chicago's corruption.
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Friday morning, attorneys for Rahm Emanuel will be back in front of a Chicago election official. More than two dozen Chicagoans allege that Emanuel is not qualified to run for mayor. This issue is residency because Emanuel lived in Washington D.C.