Posts tagged "chicago mayoral candidates"

Still undecided? Before you go to the polls, peruse the Reporter's election coverage

In our admittedly unscientific poll in Friday’s election live chat, 100 percent of our chatters admitted that the media hasn’t helped them one bit in deciding who to vote for this election season. Ooof. That’s a doozie. But even though The Chicago Reporter doesn’t cover the day to day runnings of city politics, we have... Read more »

What will Chicago's future mayor do with the city's public housing?

Last night, public housing residents and leaders from across the city gathered to hear Chicago’s mayoral hopefuls answer one important question: What are you going to do with our homes? The answer? Well, it was a bit fuzzy. To start with, only three of the six candidates running for mayor even bothered to show up,... Read more »

Chicago's mayor candidates play 'Jenny from the block,' but who's got the guts to actually help poor folks?

All the candidates who hope to be Chicago’s next mayor love to spend time telling us why they’re better than the next guy. But lately, they’ve entered into a new competition–one that seems a little ridiculous at times–who’s more “street” than the next guy. Today’s Chicago Tribune chronicles the ways each candidate tries to claim... Read more »
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Rahm departs White House. What you may (or may not) know about Chicago's possible mayoral candidate

Rahm departs White House. What you may (or may not) know about Chicago's possible mayoral candidate
It’s official. Rahm Emanuel is leaving the White House. The now former presidential chief of staff is still mum on whether he will officially run for mayor of Chicago. We take a look back at his career, voting record and personal history. For some more Rahm-related fun, follow his twitter doppelganger, @MayorEmanuel, play Vanity Fair’s... Read more »

Guess who's running for mayor?

With so many people putting their names in the hat to be the next Chicago mayor, it’s hard to keep them all straight. Take a look at the potential candidates – who’s in, who’s out and who’s just a rumor – in our photo gallery. Also, check out Progress Illinois’ great database of mayoral candidates.... Read more »