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Politics and Elections

Sen. Raoul debunks rumor of possible mayoral run

Following an early Friday report that state Sen. Kwame Raoul was being considered to challenge Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the city’s mayoral election next year, the Chicago Democrat said he definitely will not be doing so.


Rauner pours $1.5 million more of his money into governor campaign

What Rauner got right in his budget plan

Northwest Side Ald. Cullerton won't run for re-election

Chris Christie booked to headline Rauner fundraiser in Chicago

Preckwinkle won’t run for mayor

Ending months of speculation, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Tuesday she will not run for mayor next year.

Quinn stockpiles $11.7 million in campaign fund

Rauner takes in more than $853,000, gives $750,000 to state GOP

First lady on track to cross Beyonce’s path here

Rauner: Quinn’s former staff members should testify on troubled program next week

Despite federal authorities’ instructions to the contrary, GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said a state panel should go forward with hearings scheduled for next week during which former members of Gov. Pat Quinn’s staff are to testify on a controversial anti-violence program.