Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that extending the CTA Red Line south is a priority. The announcement comes while the Chicago Transit Authority is working through a federal process to extend the train route.
The Illinois Appellate Court is expected to rule within the next few days as to whether Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago. Attorneys presented their cases Wednesday.This was take three over the eligibility of Rahm Emanuel's candidacy.
Rahm Emanuel won a public endorsement Tuesday in the race for Chicago mayor from his old boss, former President Bill Clinton. The late morning rally brought several hundred people to the Chicago Cultural Center.
Last night the four frontrunners for mayor gathered for their first major debate of the election. The candidates did not generate a lot of sparks. But there were quite a few questions – nearly three dozen of them. And they were posed by high schoolers.
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
All but one of the major Chicago mayoral candidates participated in a Martin Luther King education forum in honor of the civil rights leader’s birthday.Gery Chico, Miguel del Valle, Carol Moseley Braun and Patricia Van Pelt Watkins took the stage at the annual King breakfast sponsored by Rainb
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.