Topic: Harold Washington
He takes over a city that will test his legendary toughness and may become a laboratory for addressing the problems that plague urban areas in hard times.
05/16/2011 12:31 pm
A look back at some of the men and one woman who have led Chicago from the mayor's office.
05/16/2011 12:27 pm
Chicago election officials see increased turnout for the first mayoral election since 1985 not to have Richard M. Daley's name on the ballot. Thirty-one percent of voters showed up last time.
02/22/2011 07:51 pm
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.
01/03/2011 07:14 pm
Rahm Emanuel is the most prominent name being batted around to replace outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Here are six more potential contenders.
09/08/2010 07:24 pm
After a close vote in Tuesday’s Illinois primary, Gov. Pat Quinn has emerged as the Democratic candidate for that office. But he’s calling for Scott Lee Cohen, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, to step aside.
02/04/2010 04:37 pm