Rahm Emanuel does not meet the residency requirements to run for Chicago mayor Feb. 22, an Illinois appeals court panel rules. Rahm Emanuel will appeal to the state supreme court, but a verdict in his favor is hardly assured.
Former President Bill Clinton visits Chicago to support Rahm Emanuel's bid for mayor.
Latino voters, likely to be a key bloc in the Chicago mayor's race, get conflicting reports from candidate Rahm Emanuel and his rivals concerning his record on immigration policy.
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.
Rahm Emanuel's campaign calls the challenge filed Friday a political trick by those looking to 'hijack' the February election for Chicago mayor. Emanuel's residency status is again the question.
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.
On Wednesday Cook County Sherriff Tom Dart said he would not run for Chicago mayor. He was considered the main challenger to Rahm Emanuel, the former Obama White House chief of staff.
There are already signs that former governor Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial will play a role in the Chicago mayor's race. Rahm Emanuel's opponents in the race say he needs to divulge more about his dealings with Blagojevich.
When the Blagojevich retrial begins a month before Chicago's mayoral election, Rahm Emanuel's name is expected to appear prominently in testimony. That's posing a problem for his image-makers.