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Carol Moseley Braun

WATCH: Carol Moseley Braun In Hot Water Over Campaign Spending

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

After a campaign season that was embarrassing at times, former U.S. Senator and mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun is once again in the spotlight -...

Emanuel To Help Former Foe Pay Back Campaign Debt

Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago

Two days after Congressional Democrats took a drubbing in the November 2010 elections, Chicago mayoral candidate Carol Moseley Braun issued a scathing...

Carol Moseley Braun Adviser Weighs In On Her Campaign

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tom Carey, 56, has been working for candidates here--from Rich Daley to John Stroger--since he was 25. One day in January, the political strategist re...

How A Past Political Star Became An Also-Ran

Chicago News Cooperative | DON TERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

JeNest Murry was not going to allow her teenage niece, Raven, to sit out the mayoral election. Right after work on Tuesday, Ms. Murray drove Raven to ...

Writing About Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Recently, I endorsed Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of the City of Chicago. The endorsement in some quarters was stunning and newsworthy, but neither response was my intent.

Are Chicago's Racial Politics Changing?

AP | DON BABWIN and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The plan was simple: The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Chicago's other black leaders would choose one black candidate to run for mayor, invok...

Candidates Predict A Runoff With Rahm

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI and SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel's main rivals in the race to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley spent Monday doing som...

Chicago Election Live Blog: The Word Of The Day Is 'Runoff'

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago on Tuesday, easily overwhelming five rivals to take the helm of...

U.S. Rep. Attacks Black Voters Who Oppose Carol Moseley Braun In Ad

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Once upon a time, Congressman Danny Davis was vying with ex-Senator Carol Moseley Braun to be named the "consensus black candidate" for mayor by a gro...

Despite Reputation, Candidate Rahm Has Kept His Cool

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel, candidate for mayor of Chicago, stood before the microphone in the cavernous warehouse and in a somber voice, announced ...

The Countdown: Candidates Debate, Alderman Spins Wax

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The final mayoral debate was on the air tonight, and with only four days left until the mayoral election, it was time for everyone to take their last ...

The Countdown: A Creepy Video & Some Dead Fish

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week to go until election day. Candidates are running all over town and calling in for reinforcements hoping to capture every last vote. C...

Real Leadership for Chicago: The Reformer v. the Players

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Among the candidates, Miguel del Valle has a unique record: decades of experience working in the trenches on the issues facing Chicago.

Rahm Emanuel Attacked In Anti-Semitic Flier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Mayor Daley announced his retirement, much was made around the city of the possibility of a return to the divisive racial politics of the 1980s, ...

Some Laughs (And Surprises) At Latest Mayoral Forum

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight, we bring you an extra late (and extra long) mayor's race roundup. With just one week until election day (!!!), things are getting wild. Today...

Moseley Braun Wins Big Endorsement, Compares Rahm's Persona To Hitler

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: Rahm Emanuel said during a Monday night mayoral forum that Carol Moseley Braun's comments were not being interpreted correctly. Read more here...

The "Serious Contenders" and the True Progressive: Miguel del Valle for Mayor of Chicago

Sandra Verthein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sandra Verthein

Rahm has made getting tough on teachers practically a centerpiece of his campaign; meanwhile, Miguel has proposed a Wall Street tax and has promised to sue Morgan Stanley over the parking meter deal.

Chico Paints Rahm Emanuel As An Outsider, Creeps Up In New Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's full speed ahead in the race for Chicago mayor. Less than two weeks remain, and that means more forums, debates and polls. This week, ABC-7 Chi...

Dogs Against Luxury Taxes And Some Unfortunate Double-Booking

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Schedules are getting tighter for the candidates as the election draws near. As we all start making our election night plans, (11 more days!) there is...

Three Candidates Attend LGBT Coalition's Mayoral Forum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By Joseph Erbentraut for the Windy City Times In an unprecedented event organized by a coalition representing more than 30 Chicago LGBT groups, three...

The Countdown: Bikes, Numbers, And The Forum Fracas

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The citywide elections draw nigh, friends, and candidates are packing in as much campaigning as they can in these final days. So much so, in fact, tha...

New Poll: Long-Gone Braun's Demise Means Majority For Rahm

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The implosion of Carol Moseley Braun's candidacy for Chicago mayor is complete, if a new poll is to be believed, and the apparent benefactor is Rahm E...

Will Candidates Skip LGBT Forum For Defender Debate?

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: LGBT Change reports that the forum is still on, and several candidates re-committed to attending before the Defender forum. Watch it live here...

THE COUNTDOWN: Chico Gets An iPhone App, del Valle Confronts Dropouts

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There are only 15 days remaining until the city elections. Can you believe it? Soon, we'll have a new mayor and soon after that...springtime! Yes, we ...

Reasons for Rahm

Patrick D. Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Patrick D. Shaffer

I have lived in Chicago all my life. I love this city; I believe we are second to no other city in America. There is a certain way of being that comes...