Posts tagged "mayor of Chicago"

Consensus Shmonsensus: Meeks and Davis proclaim they should be mayor

Last week, on our weekly radio show, Chicago Reporter Editor Kimbriell Kelly asked a good question: will Chicago’s black and Latino communities ever unite to support a minority candidate for mayor? No way, replied one patron of Carter’s Barbershop in North Lawndale. The black community can’t even unite behind one candidate, so how are we... Read more »

Should we stop evictions in Chicago?

Every day, about 100 people in Chicago get evicted, says the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign. But if they have anything to say about it, that number will go down to zero. Thursday morning, they served Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart with a five-day notice, telling him he needs to put a moratorium on economically motivated evictions... Read more »

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 »
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