She was the first African American woman in the U.S. Senate and now she wants to be the first African American woman Mayor of Chicago. Carol Moseley Braun is here to tell us why she's come out of political retirement to vie for the position of Mayor Daley's replacement.
Four of the mayoral candidates -- Carol Moseley Braun, Gery Chico, Miguel Del Valle and Rahm Emanuel -- answer questions from Chicago high school students on a Chicago Tonight Election Special. The students hail from the Mikva Challenge, a non-partisan group that helps low-income Chicago youth become involved in politics and public service.
Patricia Van Pelt-Watkins made headlines when she engaged in a war of words with her mayoral opponent, Carol Moseley Braun. Elizabeth Brackett talks to her about the controversy and her race for mayor.
Governor Pat Quinn says his election victory is a mandate for a tax hike, but Republicans scoff at his spin; Danny Davis is picked as the so-called consensus candidate for mayor by some African-American leaders, but Carol Moseley Braun and James Meeks are in the race to stay; The CTA looks at selling naming rights to stations and routes to ease the agency's perpetual budget crunch; and more.
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