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The Countdown

The Countdown: A Creepy Video & Some Dead Fish

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week to go until election day. Candidates are running all over town and calling in for reinforcements hoping to capture every last vote. C...

Dogs Against Luxury Taxes And Some Unfortunate Double-Booking

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Schedules are getting tighter for the candidates as the election draws near. As we all start making our election night plans, (11 more days!) there is...

The Countdown: Bikes, Numbers, And The Forum Fracas

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The citywide elections draw nigh, friends, and candidates are packing in as much campaigning as they can in these final days. So much so, in fact, tha...

THE COUNTDOWN: Chico's Twisted Ties, Rahm's Favorite Pizza

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

In exactly two weeks, we will be glued to the television (or internet!) waiting for election results. Until then, we'll be right here talking about de...

THE COUNTDOWN: Chico Gets An iPhone App, del Valle Confronts Dropouts

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

There are only 15 days remaining until the city elections. Can you believe it? Soon, we'll have a new mayor and soon after that...springtime! Yes, we ...

THE COUNTDOWN: First Attack Ad Released.. Ed Bus Gets An Action Figure

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After too many days inside, some of us are ready for a trip to the bar, or perhaps a political snowball fight. With 18 days until election day, we hav...

The Countdown: Del Valle Takes A Shot, Watkins Talks Transpo

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the city slowly digs itself out of 20 inches of snow, one mayoral candidate tries to dig herself out of the bottom of the polls, one digs up some d...

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: 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...

THE COUNTDOWN: So Much Drama In The 312

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In just thirty days, Chicagoans will head to the polls and vote in a whole new batch of city leaders. While the race for mayor was quite dramatic from...