No runoff needed: Rahm Emanuel, former US congressman and Obama chief of staff, wins a majority in Chicago election results to succeed longtime Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Former President Bill Clinton visits Chicago to support Rahm Emanuel's bid for mayor.
The African-American community in Chicago has tried for some time to coalesce around a single candidate for mayor. Now, after Rep. Danny Davis dropped out, Carol Moseley Braun is the main black candidate.
After a "listening tour" of Chicago neighborhoods, former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has officially announced his run for mayor. When two strong candidates dropped out, he became the apparent front-runner.
Rahm Emanuel was sent off from his post as White House chief of staff by President Obama on Friday. Political analysts say he won't have it easy trying to win the race for Chicago mayor.
While speculation has focused on Rahm Emanuel the candidate – and what his departure would mean for the West Wing – there’s no guarantee he'll be Chicago's next mayor.
As competitors for Chicago mayor's office start to kick their campaigns into gear, Rahm Emanuel is reported to make a key hire even as he gauges his electability.
Even as Chicagoans ponder life without a Mayor Daley, the city is buzzing with stories that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is preparing to run for the mayor's office. If he does join the crowded field, a political brawl is virtually certain.
USPS aims to protect privacy of needy Letters to Santa writers, after an incident last year in which a registered sex offender obtained the address of a child. Charities scramble to adjust.
The Illinois governor has promised to name someone before the end of the year.