CHICAGO — A new Chicago Tribune poll shows that Mayor Emanuel is getting a big lead ahead of next week’s runoff election.
Over 700 registered voters were surveyed from March 25 to Sunday. 97 more words
In masterful article by Kristi Culpepper, a muni-bond expert who works for the state of Kentucky, Chicago’s bond financing scheme is exposed as a house of cards that postpone debt payments in return for higher interest payments over time. 612 more words
National Journal: Rahm Emanuel is probably going to be reelected mayor of Chicago, but it won’t have been a pretty road to get there. He failed to garner a majority in the first round of voting, back in February—a rebuke, of sorts, from voters, who had four years ago given him 55 percent of the first-round vote. 136 more words
Paul Konrad joins us every week and it’s always a unique experience. Today we had an in depth conversation about Final Four predictions and who he’s picking for Mayor. 28 more words
Chicago voters head to the polls on April 7 to elect their mayor, and this little bit of information might be of interest as they decide between incumbent Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesús “Chuy” García. 413 more words