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WATCH: Obama Says Rahm Must Make Decision To Run For Mayor 'Quickly'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama appeared on "The Today Show" Monday morning, and told Matt Lauer that if Rahm Emanuel does decide to run for Mayor of Chicago, ...

Danny Davis: '90 Percent Sue' Rahm Will Run For Mayor After Meeting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Wednesday, TIME magazine reported that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel could leave the White House in October to campaign for mayor of Chic...

Report: Tom Dart Will Run For Mayor of Chicago

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The phones are ringing. Signatures are being gathered. Groups are vetting who to support. If White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel i...

MAYORAL MADNESS: Jackson Jr. Has A Bad Week, Will Rahm Leave White House In October?

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the amount of rumor and speculation surrounding the Chicago mayor's race has progressively increased, it seems that the number of confirmed mayo...

MAYORAL MADNESS: Meeks For Mayor Sign Pops Up...Who Will Make Daley's Wikipedia Page Better?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On day two of our Chicago mayor's race roundup*, we bring you a touching story of a young reporter and a fairly young politician. In 1982, the Chica...

MAYORAL MADNESS: Handy Election Scorecard, Manny Flores To Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Since Mayor Daley announced that he would not be running for a seventh term last week, the Chicago news cycle has been dominated by mayor's race cover...

I'll Miss the Mayor

Matthew Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matthew Anderson

More than 60 years of quasi-association joined my family to the current mayor.

PHOTOS: The Ever-Growing List Of Potential Mayoral Candidates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's only been three days since Chicago's Mayor Richard M. Daley announced that he would not seek a seventh term, and already people are placing their...

Three Jacksons Consider Bid For Chicago Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before Mayor Daley announced that he would not be seeking a seventh term, there was speculation that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. would run some day. N...

PHOTOS: Who Will Run For Mayor Of Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's surprising decision not to run for a seventh term has created a feeling of chaos in Chicago--and possibly in Washingt...