Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
At City Hall, attention quickly turns from the governor’s race to Mayor Emanuel’s reelection bid.
The mayor’s unpopularity is expected to affect City Council races as well as the campaign for mayor.
It sure looks like Alderman Fioretti is running for mayor.
The Cook County board president says she’s focused on her reelection effort but refuses to rule out a mayoral bid.
Despite his stated intentions, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. hasn’t provided much money to aldermanic candidates–except his wife.
The Democratic machine is still racially divided, and while that probably won’t mean that Daley will lose in February, it could cause him some trouble.
Aldermen with no challengers chill out.
Welcoming three new appointees to the City Council, aldermen sing their own praises by bewailing the hardships of the job.