The four major candidates running for Chicago mayor can agree on one thing: there should be a new police superintendent.Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis has been under fire from the police union, which has held marches against his leadership.
Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel was asked by a local reporter about the swirling controversy over privatizing the summer festivals and quite possibly charging admissions to the larger festivals, like Taste of Chicago.Emanuel says nothing of interest.
Rahm Emanuel says Bill Daley would make be a good pick to replace him on a permanent basis as White House chief of staff. Published reports say President Barack Obama is considering hiring Daley for the position previously held by Emanuel.
U.S. Congressman Danny Davis announced late Friday that he's exiting the 2011 race for Chicago mayor. Davis held a New Year's Eve press conference at his campaign headquarters, where he was joined by former rivals State Senator James Meeks and former U.S.