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  • ICC Chairman Manny Flores leaning toward Chicago mayoral bid

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:20 p.m.; updated at 5:10 p.m. Illinois Commerce Commission Chairman Manuel Flores said today that he’s leaning toward making a run for mayor. The former 1st Ward alderman appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn to head......
  • Ex-Ald. Dorothy Tillman gets another month to try to save Harold Washington center

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 1:40 p.m. Administrators of the troubled Harold Washington Cultural Center will have another month to try to stave off foreclosure before aldermen consider a Daley administration plan to turn over the Bronzeville neighborhood...
  • Daley blasts real estate groups for stalling renter protections

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 2:27 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today angrily rebuked real estate groups that he said helped stop his plan to protect renters whose buildings are converted to condominiums. Daley's renter protection proposal failed to get a......
  • Must read: Rose on Berrios

     
    Below is an excerpt from Party loyalty? Matter of convenience for Berrios -- Lectures about crossing party line full of hypocrisy by Don Rose: Lectures about party loyalty are especially hypocritical coming from a guy like Berrios who twice jumped......
  • Council dean Burke says he will not run for mayor

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 11:31 a.m. Ald. Ed Burke, perhaps the city’s most powerful City Council member, today took himself off the list of potential candidates for mayor. In an open letter to the residents of his 14th Ward,......
  • Live blog: Quinn, Brady governor debate

     
    Live blog by Tribune staff (read our traditional print story by clicking here.) Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican foe Bill Brady are debating tonight in Chicago. The Tribune is watching online and in person and live blogging the event,......
  • Daley won't run for record seventh election to be mayor

    Daley won't run for record seventh election to be mayor
    Richard M. Daley's 21-year run as mayor will end next spring with the city broadly reshaped by his vision and unprecedented grip on power, but with his image as Chicago's sure-handed leader increasingly challenged. He stepped off the political stage in...
  • Daley decision unlocks others' pent-up ambitions

    Daley decision unlocks others' pent-up ambitions
    Mayor Richard Daley's surprise announcement Tuesday that he won't stand for re-election rocked the very political foundation of a city that's come to rely on his power and virtually unchallenged leadership. The decision also unleashed more than two...
  • Post-Daley circus gets started early

    Post-Daley circus gets started early
    The post-Daley era in Chicago politics began Wednesday with all of the promise of baseball's Opening Day — no winners, no losers and everyone proclaiming they have a shot at the crown. With Mayor Richard Daley saying he would not endorse a...
  • Race, politics and power

    Race, politics and power
    Chicago gave the nation its first African-American president, but the only wide-open mayoral election in recent memory may prove the acid test for how far the city has come in transcending its bitter legacy of racial politics. A political land rush began...
  • 10 things you might now know about Chicago mayors not named Daley

    10 things you might now know about Chicago mayors not named Daley
    Richard M. Daley and his father, Richard J. Daley, have so dominated Chicago politics that it's hard to imagine life here without a Daley as mayor. But it's happened before, and it will happen again: 1 Eight of the last nine Chicago mayors were born in...
  • Looking back at when race clouded City Hall

    Looking back at when race clouded City Hall
    Will Chicago once again become the city of tribes, racial and otherwise? There's plenty of talk about it in the aftermath of the announcement that Mayor Richard Daley will abdicate the throne. The concern is that the city will once again break along...