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.
WBEZ teamed up with Gery ChicoThis isn’t about politics, it’s about doing the best job we can for our kids. Miguel Del ValleWe need to invest public resources in a way that ensures that every neighborhood s
Former President Bill Clinton is headed to Chicago next Tuesday to campaign for his former aide, mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel. The event is scheduled to take place starting at 11 a.m. at the Chicago Cultural Center.While there, Mr.
There was little disagreement among candidates for Chicago mayor in a forum Tuesday evening devoted to public housing issues. But most of the major candidates didn't show. More than 250 people, many public housing residents, packed into an auditorium at the Chicago Cultural Center.