We're following the debates live, with commentary from Chicago media's best and brightest. Thursday's debate pits current Vice President Joe Biden against Wisconsin U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, moderated by Martha Raddatz, a Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent at ABC News.
Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend a few events in Chicago this evening.Biden will spend his evening on Navy Pier, beginning first with a re-election fundraiser at Riva Crab House. Supporters can get in for $5,000 a person.
Chicago welcomed a new mayor into office on Monday for the first time in 22 years. Thousands gathered at Millennium Park in downtown Chicago to witness the swearing in of Rahm Emanuel as leader of America's third largest city.Among those on hand was our WBEZ colleague Adnan Rashid, one of 14 P
Declaring that Chicago is ready for change, Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office Monday, becoming the 46th mayor in Chicago's history and the first Jewish resident to occupy the office.Nearly all of Chicago's top elected officials were on hand for the occasion, as were Vice President Joe Biden and s