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Daley Gets Phone Calls From Oprah, Obama, Al Gore

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One day after announcing that he would not seek a seventh term, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley sat down for a one-on-one interview with Fox Chicago's ...

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...

Axelrod: Rahm Emanuel Has Obama's Approval To Run For Chicago Mayor

ABC News | Ann Compton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House senior advisor and native Chicagoan David Axelrod designed the strategy for no less than six Richard M. Daley campaigns for Windy City may...

Sam Stein

Progressive Group: Rahm's A 'Cancer On The Democratic Party,' Should 'Flatly Go Away'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that Chicago Mayor Richard Daley would not run for reelection produced almost instantaneous speculation that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Eman...

Rahm Emanuel 'Surprised' By Daley Announcement: Will He Run For Mayor Of Chicago?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before the shock of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's announcement that he would not be seeking another term wore off--many people turned their atten...

PHOTOS: Some Of Mayor Daley's Best (And Worst) Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After 21 years of Mayor Daley, many Chicagoans find it hard to believe that there will be a new person in charge as of May 16, 2011. The speculation...

In 'State Of The City,' Daley Sounds Like He's Not Going Anywhere

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While most observers of Illinois politics are concentrated on the upcoming 2010 elections, a major vote looms just a few months after the November bal...

Privately, Daley's Brother Says Mayor May Not Run

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The only way to know if he is or isn't, is to know one of three people: the mayor himself, his wife Maggie or his brother Bill, who is the only person...

Mayor Daley's Poll Numbers Plummet, Local Politicians Mull Challenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Richard M. Daley has been mayor of Chicago for over 20 years. For much of that time, he's been a widely popular figure in the city. But his numbers h...

Ald. Tom Tunney Mulls Mayoral Bid...Would Chicago Elect An Openly Gay Mayor?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It seems that everyone wants to be Chicago's mayor--but only if Mayor Daley decides not to run. This time, it's openly gay 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunn...

Mayor Daley On Rahm Emanuel's Mayor Remark: 'It's Not Stepping On My Toes' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While other local politicians did not seem thrilled about Rahm Emanuel's interest in becoming Chicago's mayor some day, Mayor Daley himself was suppor...

Ruling Limits Inspector General's Powers, Insulates Mayor Daley's Office From Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Judge Nancy Arnold has dismissed an unprecedented lawsuit filed by the inspector general demanding that Corporation Counsel Mara Georges turn over doc...

Pat Quinn On Rahm Emanuel For Chicago Mayor: 'I Thought The World Was Enough For Him'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn wouldn't come down either way on Rahm Emanuel's mayoral bid, but he did have a few laughs at the White House Chief of Staff's expen...

Rahm Emanuel Wants To Run For Chicago Mayor (TRANSCRIPT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel wants to run for mayor of Chicago...and he said it himself this time. In an interview on Charlie Rose's PBS talk show Monday night, Ema...

Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor Run Still Possible, But Not Against Daley

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two months ago, it seemed like the speculation about Rahm Emanuel running for Chicago mayor had been put to bed once and for all. Not so fast. ...

Paul Vallas: Not Running For Chicago Mayor, Developing School Model For Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas, who has been superintendent of the Recovery School District of Louisiana in New Orleans since 2007, is ...

Anthony Boswell Suspended: Daley's Top Ethics Aide Mishandled Harassment Complaint

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley has suspended his top ethics aide for his role in allegedly bumbling a student intern's sexual harassment complaint, a source said...

Mayor Daley's Son Will Return To Army Active Duty

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley today said that his son, Patrick, has been called back to active duty in the U.S. Army. "My son had a responsibility to serve f...

Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor? WaPo's Sally Quinn Floats Idea

swamppolitics.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel, the irrepressible White House chief of staff and former congressman from Chicago responsible for that "thumpin''' that Republicans took ...

Maggie Daley, Wife Of Mayor Richard Daley, In Hospital

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Initial reports from City Hall indicate she was not feeling well....