Rahm Emanuel, the former chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D., N..Y) chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti for attempting to "clear the moderate and centrists out of the party."
A new report from the city of Chicago's outgoing chief financial officer indicates Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot faces an estimated $740 million budget shortfall as she prepares to take over for Rahm Emanuel.
First Assistant Cook County State's Attorney Joseph Magats told CBS reporter Adriana Diaz that although the state is dropping charges against actor Jussie Smollett for faking a hate crime, he believes that Smollett is guilty.
Suburban mayors joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to ask Illinois lawmakers to raise the state's gas tax by 20 to 30 cents a gallon, a proposal that could make Illinois' motor fuel tax the highest in the nation and ensure that per gallon taxes increase yearly with the rate of inflation.
A Kennedy running for the Democratic ticket in the Illinois governor's race has accused Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D.) of leading a "strategic gentrification plan" to force black people out of the city.