Jesus "Chuy" Garcia files in excess of 63,000 nominating petitions for Chicago Mayor | Photo by Natasha Korecki
With the filing deadline closed, the list of Chicago mayoral hopefuls ballooned on the final day of filing nominating petitions.
Ten people filed petitions in all, including incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
President Barack Obama, right, speaks before awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. President Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
President Barack Obama will present 19 recipients the Presidenti
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel looks on during a press conference announcing Hagel's resignation in the State Dining Room of the White House Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, DC. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be announcing the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at 10:10 a
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden listen as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a press conference to announce Hagel's departure at the White House on Nov. 24, 2014, in Washington, DC. Hagel will remain at his post until a successor is named. | Mandel Ngan/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images
President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Monday meets with Nobel prize winners, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Chicago's political and civic legend, Abner Mikva - five-term Congressman; Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; White House Counsel for former President Bill Clinton; law professor at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois.
President Barack Obama honored a request from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to hold off making a “very public push” on immigration during the primary season, White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett told Lynn Sweet.
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner and Pastor Corey Brooks gave away Thanksgiving turkeys and trimmings to 3,500 families at New Beginnings Church on Sunday. | Brian Jackson/ Sun-Times
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner said "Happy Thanksgiving!" several hundred times Sunday afternoon, with each utterance accompanied by a free frozen turkey for throngs of people who lined up at a South Side church for fixings and a bird.
Declared mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and supporters rallied at Alhambra Palace Restaurant on the Near West Side on Sunday. | Jon Seidel/Sun-Times
Declared mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia promised to unite Chicago's neighborhoods Sunday as he set out to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in February.
THE WATCHDOGS: The dead have voted in Chicago. Now, they’ve also signed papers swearing their kids were eligible for financial aid to attend one of the City Colleges of Chicago, according to documents obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times in a dispute the city agency settled by repaying the federal government nearly $4.3 million.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
This is my grandfather, Irwin Bramson. I don’t believe his picture has ever appeared in a newspaper before. He would be delighted to see it here.
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