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  • Maggie Daley: Mayor's decision not to run again took months

    Maggie Daley: Mayor's decision not to run again took months
    For months, Maggie Daley said, she and her husband Mayor Richard Daley wrestled with his decision to move to private life. During that time, she said Saturday in her first public comments about the mayor not seeking re-election, she simply urged him to...
  • First lady put her stamp on city

    First lady put her stamp on city
    There has never been and may never be a Chicago first lady of greater impact, influence and inspiration than Maggie Daley. Even though she is among the most private of public people, she has put her stamp on the city by creating after-school programs for...
  • Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor

    Richard M. Daley's 22 years as mayor
    April 4, 1989: Elected mayor over Timothy Evans with 55.4 percent of the vote. April 24, 1989: Inaugurated as Chicago's 45th mayor, Daley pledges in his inaugural address to justify voters' confidence in his "common sense" style of leadership. He also...
  • Theater brought out the romantic in Daley

    Richard Daley's clearly heartfelt love of the theater was one of the more surprising of the mayoral passions. But the evidence for its existence was everywhere. I remember Daley hosting a conference of suburban mayors at a performance of "Jersey Boys"...
  • Maggie Daley back in hospital

    Maggie Daley back in hospital
    Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley’s primary care physician said he expected her to remain in the hospital for “a few days” but reiterated that her flu-like symptoms have nothing to do with the cancer she has been battling for nine years....
  • Emanuel's wife prefers life outside the spotlight

    Emanuel's wife prefers life outside the spotlight
    As Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel waved to an excited crowd at his election night victory party, another future Chicago leader stood with him. Amy Merritt Rule, Chicago's first lady in waiting, joined her husband on the stage, the first time she has done so...
  • City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley

    City's culture guru leaving amid rift with Daley
    Boundlessly creative, a champion of new ideas and a tireless advocate for the arts, Lois Weisberg will end her long tenure as one of the most influential women to ever serve in local government when she leaves her position as the city's commissioner of...
  • Michelle Obama and stars try to inspire high schoolers

     
    by Pam Becker Michelle Obama is going back to school - and taking Alicia Keys, Sheryl Crow and astronaut Mae Jemison with her. The first lady is being joined by the women - as well as Denyce Graves, Kerry Washington,......
  • The Obama-Hu state dinner: Who made the guest list cut? No Salahis but a few Republicans sneaked in

     
    Famous names, many of them Asian, show up for the third state dinner hosted at the White House by the Obamas....