Wilson consultant Rickey Hendon apparently offered a Green operative an unspecified amount of money to drop a mayoral petition challenge.
The Reader‘s mayoral cheat sheet is here to help.
You wrote the questions. They answered.
A tale of two endorsement sessions—the Tribune v. the Grassroots Collaborative
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
They may have little name recognition and no campaign funds, but the regular people running for mayor are committed to making the city thrive.
Don’t be fooled. The mayor isn’t gone yet, and neither are the problems he’s leaving behind.
The more candidates who run, the harder it is to make the ballot—especially given the signature-challenge game.
Also, Emanuel seems confident about the 2019 mayoral race.
Also, Illinois owes $3 million in unpaid bills to the FBI.
The erstwhile mayoral candidate tries his hand at national politics.
Hendon goes back to his comedic roots with his music video “Bad Azz Kids.”
Desperate to figure out who’s going to win the mayoral showdown between Chuy and Rahm, we turn to, of all things, a classroom poll of fifth-graders from a public school on the northwest side.
Garcia takes the Willie Wilson sweepstakes.
The mayor—with help from Governor Rauner—tries to build his African-American support.