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Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal

Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement.

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial capital and its largest city.

Who is Lori Lightfoot?

A woman who had never been elected to office has busted Chicago's long-time Democratic political machine.

Coffee with Cuero Mayor

Cuero Mayor Sara Post- Meyer invited residents to meet with her while sharing a cup of joe as part of Tuesday's Coffee with the Mayor event. 

Chicago guaranteed to elect its first black woman mayor

Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle have emerged from a crowded field of candidates to move on to a runoff in Chicago's mayoral race, meaning the Windy City will elect its first black woman mayor in city history this spring.

14 candidates on Tuesday ballot for Chicago's top office

A toll of 550 people killed in 2018. Almost 10,000 guns seized. Corruption scandals engulfing City Hall. And an internationally-covered black eye given to the city's racial issues courtesy of an actor. Why would anyone want to be mayor of this empire?