Chicago

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is known among city activist for his insulting attitude towards the the city's marginalized and dispossessed and his drive to further transform Chicago into a city for the rich.  (Photo:  Daniel X. O'Neil/flickr/cc)
Chicago's historic mayoral runoff vote, which became a nationwide symbol of the contest between the political machine and people power, ended late Tuesday in a second term for the man dubbed " Mayor One Percent "—and with vows from grassroots groups that, far from being defeated, their organizing will only grow from here. Possessing what Chicago...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Chicago voters on Tuesday went to the polls to choose between incumbent Mayor...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin and U.S. Representative Danny Davis on...