It's very sad if the charges are proved, but I don't think it will affect the Chicago bid one way or anotherGov's woes likely won't hurt Olympics bid Dec 11, 2008
As mayors and leaders of municipal government, we share the same challenges. And as technology continues to advance, we all are faced with the challenge and opportunity of living and working in a global economyIraqi mayors attend U.S.-Arab Cities Forum May 06, 2008
The information we exchange here and the relationships we build will pay great benefits to all our cities and our residents in the time to comeIraqi mayors attend U.S.-Arab Cities Forum May 06, 2008
Gary's drive to succeed in business was only surpassed by his deep commitment to Chicago's childrenGary Comer, Lands' End founder, dies at 78 Oct 05, 2006
Everybody will want a street sign -- every citizen. Some corners will get three or four signs. If anybody reports that I was on such-and-such a street and we don't ... send an ambulance, we're liableBan proposed for honorary street signs Mar 02, 2006
Richard Michael Daley (born April 24, 1942) is a United States politician, member of the national and local Democratic Party, and former Mayor of Chicago, Illinois. He was elected mayor in 1989 and reelected in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, and 2007. He was the longest serving Chicago mayor, surpassing the tenure of his father, Richard J. Daley, on December 26, 2010. Daley announced on September 7, 2010, that he would not run for re-election in 2011. His term ended May 16, 2011. On May 24, 2011 the University of Chicago announced Daley's appointment as a senior fellow at the Harris School of Public Policy.
Daley was chosen by Time magazine in its April 25, 2005 issue as the best out of five mayors of large cities in the United States, and characterized as having "imperial" style and power, he has presided over a resurgence in tourism, the modernization of the Chicago Transit Authority, the mayoral takeover of the Chicago Public Schools, the construction of Millennium Park, increased environmental efforts and the rapid development of the city's North Side, as well as the near South and West sides. He took over 70% of the mayoral vote in 1999, 2003, and 2007. According to a Chicago Tribune poll taken in late 2009, however, Daley's approval rating was at an all-time low of 35%.
Prior to serving as mayor, Daley served in the Illinois Senate and then as the Cook County State's Attorney.