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Chicago Mayor's Race Roundup: Luis Gutierrez Won't Run, More Talk Of Rahm's Residency

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a needed vacation, Mayoral Madness is back! And with news! Thursday was apparently when several high profile politicians whose names have been f...

UPDATE: Lisa Madigan Says She Will NOT Run For Mayor Of Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Story updated at 9:40 a.m. CT-- In September, a Chicago Tribune reporter asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan whether she would run for mayor followin...

Luis Gutierrez And Dart Meet About Mayoral Race

Early And Often | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Potential rivals Tom Dart and Luis Gutierrez met Monday to discuss the election to succeed retiring Mayor Richard M. Daley, sources close to Dart and ...

Rev. Meeks' Attempt to Win Over Chicago GLBTQ Leaders Too Little Too Late

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Foval

You know the race for Mayor of Chicago is getting serious when one of the most staunch opponents to GLBTQ equality puts his tail between his legs and ...

Minister With Anti-Gay Past Running For Mayor (HINT: It's Not Meeks...)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A politically powerful pastor of a large Chicago congregation is hoping to translate his following into votes as he prepares to announce his candidacy...

Rahm Emanuel Is a Suspect Candidate

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

On Monday the gentleman from Illinois/Washington began shaking hands at the transit stops, kissing babies, and I suppose visiting pulpits and hosting ...

He's Serious: Meeks Meets With Gay Leaders In Boystown

Now In Gay Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"One of the things I was asked was if I would keep the office of the mayor's liaison to the LGBT community and the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fam...

Advisor To Rahm's Rival Hits Emanuel With Mocking 'Welcome Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel is back in Chicago, laying the groundwork for his run for mayor. And from some corners, at least, the welcome isn't entirely warm. Joe...

He Wants To Run, But Can He?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ever since Chicago Mayor Richard Daley announced he wouldn't run for re-election, all eyes have been on Rahm Emanuel. And while the question of "will ...

Chicago Mayoral Race May Be A Street Fight

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — It used to be that getting elected in Chicago meant relying on the ward boss, the precinct captain and the small armies they deployed ...

How Will Daley's Departure Affect The Senate Race?

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In interviews with the Chicago Sun-Times, Democrat Alexi Giannoulias and Republican Mark Kirk offered alternate theories about the impact of the brewi...

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...

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...

WATCH: Rickey Hendon Will Run For Mayor, Says He's The 'Black Sarah Palin'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For those of you keeping score of Mayoral Madness at home (or Daleypalooza as it's also been called), you can move two more names from the "thinking a...

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.

Chicago's Next Mayor

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Now that Mayor Daley will not seek a seventh term, apparently everybody from the neighborhood dogcatcher to the White House Chief of Staff has decided to throw their hats into the ring.

Rahm Emanuel Polls Chicago About Possible Mayor Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Speculation is growing that Rahm Emanuel will run for mayor of Chicago, as the White House Chief of Staff has hired a pollster to survey Chicagoans ab...

March This Wednesday to Help Us Put More Cops on Chicago's Streets

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Our streets are short thousands of cops, and that's no secret to the gang-bangers shooting it out across the city.

Gutierrez For Mayor? He's Sure Acting Like It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the record, congressman Luis Gutierrez still isn't sure whether or not he's going to run for mayor of Chicago. But at the Mexican Independence Day...

Jason Linkins

Rahm Emanuel Wins Unscientific Poll | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Writing at Ben Smith's eponymous blog, Gabriel Beltrone takes note of an "off-the-cuff, and relatively unscientific" poll, conducted by We Ask America...

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...

Rahm Emanuel Would Be Best-Known Mayoral Candidate

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — If Rahm Emanuel decides to run for Chicago mayor, the White House chief of staff would easily be the best-known figure in the race, wi...

WATCH: Some Seriously Hilarious Mayor Daley Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Say what you will about Richard M. Daley--but he is the definition of a Chicago character. From his undeniable South Side accent to his sometimes inte...

City Clerk del Valle Announces He'll Be Running For Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's city clerk has become the first person since Mayor Daley's bombshell announcement on Tuesday to declare his candidacy for mayor. Miguel del...

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 ...