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  • Obama library site may not be revealed until after runoff, source says

    Obama library site may not be revealed until after runoff, source says
    Obama library officials likely will delay an announcement about the center's future home until after the April 7 mayoral runoff election, according to a source. The Chicago City Council is expected to vote March 18 to allow a transfer of 20 acres of...
  • Tribune poll: Emanuel not doing enough on neighborhood economic development

     Tribune poll: Emanuel not doing enough on neighborhood economic development
    Rahm Emanuel's challengers are trying to hammer home the theme that the mayor has neglected Chicago's struggling neighborhoods in favor of boosting economic development downtown, and for good reason: It plays well with voters. Six in 10 city voters...
  • Mayoral politics, money and race, it's so Chicago

    Mayoral politics, money and race, it's so Chicago
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't participate in the mayoral debates because he wants to. He has to. Mayor Rahmfather needs to win outright on Feb 24 to show those money guys in Washington, New York and Los Angeles that he can handle things here in...
  • Mayor David Schmidt remembered for vetoes, civic passion

     Mayor David Schmidt remembered for vetoes, civic passion
    Park Ridge Mayor David Schmidt's political legacy formed almost from the beginning of his first term in office: He was the first Park Ridge mayor in memory – and quite possibly the first in the North and Northwest suburbs – to use his veto...
  • Aurora City Council honors Whitey Peters

    Aurora City Council honors Whitey Peters
    As his fellow Aurora aldermen were presenting John "Whitey" Peters with a retirement gift, a few tears appeared in the 12-year, 5th Ward alderman's eyes. "Not all Republicans cry," he said. "Just me and John Boehner." The Speaker of the U.S. House...
  • City brushes back longer Wrigley construction hours

    City brushes back longer Wrigley construction hours
    The Chicago Cubs on Tuesday sought City Hall permission to expand construction hours at Wrigley Field, with bleacher work falling well behind schedule on the team's $375 million ballpark renovation project. Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped short of ruling out...
  • League of Women Voters to host Park Ridge candidate forum

    Park Ridge voters will be able to hear from candidates running for alderman in two contested city wards during a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Park Ridge. The forum will be held Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Park Ridge City Hall, 505...
  • Challengers target Mayor Emanuel's political fundraising in latest debate

    Challengers target Mayor Emanuel's political fundraising in latest debate
    Rahm Emanuel's fundraising prowess became the focus of the fourth forum of Chicago's mayoral campaign Thursday night as his challengers accused him of using pay-to-play politics to amass more than $30 million during his city political career. In an...
  • Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app

    Sweet dreams and easier days are made of Andrew Johnson app
    I love Andrew Johnson's voice. His soothing, Scottish voice, counting me down 10 ... 9 ... 8 ... into "a gentle state of relaxation." Imagine Sean Connery calmly whispering into your ear. That's Andrew Johnson. My co-worker uses him to fall...
  • Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate

    Emanuel goes on offensive in mayoral TV debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and three challengers met for the first televised forum of the campaign Wednesday, but it was a controversy involving a debate set for Thursday that dominated the day's news. ABC-Ch. 7, the League of Women Voters and Univision,...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...