Lori Lightfoot Takes Over As Chicago’s History Making Mayor

Lori Lightfoot, the first openly gay and black woman to hold the office of mayor of Chicago, was sworn in on May 20th, 2019. Watch the highlights in the following video.

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Rahm Emanuel Elected Mayor of Chicago

Rahm Emanuel, former chief of staff at the White House, was elected mayor of Chicago this week. Emanuel will replace Richard M. Daley as the leader of the country’s third-largest city, as he retires.During his acceptance speech, Emanuel expressed his gratitude for his “humbling victory.” “I am determined, with your help, to meet our challenges […]