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South Holland's Mahon enters 15th District senate race

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Holland Village Administrator Patricia Mahon is entering the March Democratic primary race for the 15th District state Senate seat currently held by Sen. James Meeks, D-Chicago.

November 10, 2011 6:30 pm

House OKs Jones' year-round school bill

CALUMET CITY | Freshman state Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City, saw his first bill make it through the legislative process earlier this week.

April 15, 2011 5:30 pm

Challenge to Meeks mayoral run dropped

CHICAGO | While all eyes have turned to the circus surrounding the challenge to Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emmanuel, a similar challenge to fellow candidate state Sen. James T. Meeks was quietly dropped.

December 17, 2010 1:15 pm

Meeks' church may be in violation of tax law

CHICAGO | Even when God is your precinct captain, you still have to make sure the Internal Revenue Service is OK with it.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am

Church, state often have intersecting missions in Chicago

Chicago has a long history of politically charged clergy. Though some speculate it began with the Catholic Church and an Irish Catholic mayor, the overlap of church and politics has become customary in the city of Chicago.

December 12, 2010 12:00 am
Meeks' residency questioned in Chicago race

Meeks' residency questioned in Chicago race

According to legal papers filed with the Chicago Board of Elections, state Sen. James T. Meeks may be better qualified to run for mayor of South Holland than mayor of Chicago.

December 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Meeks pledges to create mobile city hall

CHICAGO | If elected mayor of Chicago, state Sen. James Meeks has pledged to create a mobile city hall, sending all department heads out  to answer questions and conduct business once a week in a neighborhood.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
Observers: Black candidates face uphill battle to fifth floor

Observers: Black candidates face uphill battle to fifth floor

In 1983 black voters ignited change with the landmark election of Harold Washington as mayor of Chicago.

November 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Hard-edged Emanuel has the edge in Chicago mayor's race

A number of my readers live in Chicago, more than I once thought, and this column is for them.

November 24, 2010 12:00 am
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