No, Not Rahm Emanuel

As Kamala Harris makes history, concerns swirl that disgraced Chicago mayor may join Biden’s Cabinet Crusader Staff Report More than a year after leaving Chicago as an embattled mayor who hurt the Black community with his policies and leaders, Rahm Emanuel is stirring concerns that he may become part of President-elect...
By Patrick Forrest Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been elected the President and Vice President of the United States following an extended period of vote counting due to the increase in mailed in ballots. While many media outlets were able to project winners in several states Tuesday night, a number...
Trump files lawsuits to stop counting of ballots in presidential race By Erick Johnson After an evening of gloom, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden moved closer to victory after flipping several key swing states in a dramatic comeback that gave the former vice president numerous paths to defeating President Donald Trump...
Cook County’s first Black State’s Attorney silences critics By Erick Johnson Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx won re-election in the General Election Tuesday, November 3, defeating Republican Pat O’Brien in a heated race that eventually vindicated the county’s first Black female prosecutor after a long and tough campaign season. In...
Bid to become first Black Indiana governor ends in defeat Crusader Staff Report Democratic candidate Woody Myers’ bid to become Indiana’s first Black governor ended on Tuesday, November 3, in a crushing defeat when voters overwhelmingly backed incumbent Republican Eric Holcomb in the General Election. The big victory reflects the enduring...
Crusader analyses show how Black wards voted in various races By Erick Johnson Businessman Willie Wilson, once a rising star in the Black community, lost all 18 Black wards in a crushing defeat to Senator Dick Durbin in Tuesday’s General Election, according to the Crusader analysis of results released from the...
By Dave Boucher, Kevin McCoy, Kevin Johnson, Detroit Free Press The Trump campaign announced Wednesday it is pursuing court actions to stop ballot counting in Michigan and Pennsylvania, and to prevent the counting of absentee ballots in Georgia that it claims arrived after an Election Day deadline. Launching a multi-state legal battle to secure a...
This morning, Vote Yes For Fairness Chairman Quentin Fulks released the following statement: “We are undoubtedly disappointed with this result but are proud of the millions of Illinoisans who cast their ballots in support of tax fairness in this election. “Illinois is in a massive budget crisis due to years of...
By Stephen Collinson, CNN President Donald Trump's demand for vote counting to stop in an election that is still undecided may have been his most extreme and dangerous assault on the institutions of democracy yet in a presidency replete with them. Trump appeared in the East Room of the White House...
By Sarah Schulte, Ravi Baichwal and ABC7 Chicago Digital Team In the Cook County State's Attorney's race, incumbent Kim Foxx declared victory Tuesday night after Republican challenger Patrick O'Brien called her to concede. "I received a call from Judge O'Brien congratulating me on tonight's victory," Foxx said. "I want to thank...