Lightfoot, who is openly gay, won Tuesday’s runoff in Chicago against Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Political outsider Lori Lightfoot, who was a federal prosecutor in northern Illinois, and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle were the top two vote-getters.
Chicago's young people deserve more than a pittance - aldermen owe them serious introspection. It's time to admit the city's approach has failed - and it's time the men and women running Chicago step up with new solutions.
Forget about it−that it that is those burly security guards barring access to that VIP room where Rahm Emanuel sits. He's the one with no secure access. That's because his fate rests in the hands of two women ensconced there for the foreseeable future
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But people are stressing and straining to keep up with the necessities of life and it's going a bit too far to tax everyday people trying to find escape in something as simple as bowling with friends or watching a good show on cable.
"This is not how one rebounds from a three-year recession."
Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek looked at five new or increased taxes Illinois and Chicago residents could be subjected to by the end of the summer.
At a time when so many Americans need so much from their government, American women who care are finding it really tough to win executive office.