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Carol Moseley Braun

Rahm Gets Another Big Endorsement, Support In Black Community Grows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel has secured another big endorsement in the Chicago mayoral race--Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. "I personally know the leading...

THE COUNTDOWN: Candidates Talk Dibs, Dig For Votes

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It turns out, people in Chicago are more obsessed with the weather than politics. Pretty impressive. But, while most people spent their snow day diggi...

The Countdown: Carol The 'Wimp'.. Rahm To The Rescue?

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

The blizzard may shut down schools, airports and courthouses--but it will not stop campaign season in Chicago! Just 21 days remain until the city elec...

Carol Moseley Braun Apologizes For Calling Opponent A Crack Addict

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a lot of unsavory media attention, mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun publicly apologized to Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins T...

THE COUNTDOWN: Chico Accuses Rahm Of Intimidation.. Crack Is Whack

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With only 22 days left until the city elections (and early voting under way) things are progressing rather normally: the congenial spirit of the first...

WATCH: Braun Lashes Out, Calls Opponent A Crack Addict

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While no one likes to be criticized publicly, politicians are expected to have thicker skin than most. But that does not appear to be the case for may...

YOU DECIDE: What Are Chicago's REAL Issues?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The day Mayor Richard M. Daley announced that he would not seek a seventh term, Chicago residents and reporters mentally prepared themselves for a dra...

How Did Rahm's Residency Dispute Effect The Mayoral Race?

AP | DON BABWIN and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — With Rahm Emanuel back in the race for Chicago mayor thanks to a ruling from Illinois' highest court, the question now is what effect ...

LIVE BLOG: Chicago Mayoral Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just an hour after the Illinois Supreme Court decided that Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor, he joined U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun, former Chicago Boa...

THE COUNTDOWN: Baltimore Wants Rahm, Braun Heads To Washington

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 28 days, Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor. Some of that voting starts as soon as next week. We don't have a final list of candidates yet (are y...

THE COUNTDOWN: Residency Law Could Be Scrapped.. Daley's '83 Agenda

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just 29 days remain, my friends. Who is running? We still aren't positive, but that doesn't slow things down! One day after an Illinois appellate pa...

Carol Moseley Braun Puts Hyde Park Home Up for Sale

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Hyde Park home of the former U.S. senator Carol Moseley Braun, who on Saturday launched her campaign to serve as Chicago's next mayor, is on the m...

The Most Important Election of 2011: Mayor of Chicago

Terry O'Neill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Terry O'Neill

It takes resolute determination and abiding faith in our democracy to put yourself on the line. These are some of the qualities I most admire about U.S. Senator Carol Moseley Braun.

Carol Moseley Braun Announces Bid For Chicago Mayor

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun kicked off her campaign for Chicago mayor Saturday by reintroducing herself to voters, some of wh...

Carol Moseley Braun Rips Bill Clinton, Brings Up Monica Lewinsky

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: Braun invokes Monica Lewinsky in attacking Pres. Clinton. Scroll down for video. Former President Bill Clinton was in Chicago yesterday, thro...

Carol Moseley Braun Launches Mayoral Campaign Saturday

AP | DON BABWIN and DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Carol Moseley Braun was the first black woman in history to win a seat in the U.S. Senate, and quickly won notice by standing up to a ...

Moseley Braun Pulls A Mark Kirk With Resume Inflation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As she mounts a run for Chicago mayor, Carol Moseley Braun has an impressive resume behind her, including a term in the U.S. Senate and a stint as the...

Candidates Talk Bullying At Chicago Mayoral Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, Chicago's leading mayoral candidates gathered at WTTW studios for what turned out to be more of a forum than a debate. Carol Moseley Brau...

HE'S HERE: Clinton Stumps For Rahm Today

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former President Bill Clinton shined the spotlight on a former top aide Tuesday, telling a crowd of hundreds to back Rahm Emanuel's bi...

Chicago Mayoral Forum Yields Few Sparks

Chicago News Cooperative | HUNTER CLAUSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While most Chicago Public School students were off for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, more than 250 high school students attended the first televised for...

Mayoral Candidates Participate In First Televised Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the first time in the heated race to replace Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, the four leading candidates will meet for a televised debate. The d...

Interesting Moments in Chicago Politics

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

So, Carol is broke. So what? So is most of America. So is most of everybody. How many small businesses went out of business last year?

Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On The Arts

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayoral candidates talk about why the arts are important to Chicago. How do you define the importance of arts and culture to the city of Chicago? A...

Braun Branches Out: Tries Reaching All Chicago Voters

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Not long after Chicago's black leaders settled on former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun as their best hope to elect an African-American mayo...

Flush Or Broke, Money's An Issue In Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's an obvious paradox of contemporary politics: every candidate wants to portray himself as a "man of the people," but the arms-race of media spendi...