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Cook County Board President Race

Forrest Claypool Not Running For County Board President

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a major political surprise, Cook County Commissioner Forrest Claypool has decided not to run for County Board president in next year's election....

Burris, Stroger Facing Challenges From Black Women As Machine Feels Heat

Chicago Sun-Times | Laura Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's a heady time in African-American politics. Presidents, senators and congressmen are feeling the burn. The old political hands are nervous. The yo...

Paul Vallas To Run For County Board President As A Republican

Chicago Sun-Times | Carol Marin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Paul Vallas is ready to run again. "Cook County is broken, and I like fixing things that are broken." The speed-talking, reform-minded maverick who w...