A source told the Associated Press that the White House plans to nominate former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as U.S. ambassador to Japan later this month.
With one speech to a restaurant industry lobbying group, Emanuel could earn three times more than a minimum wage worker earns in a year.
Rev. Martin Hunter said Emanuel, as Chicago's mayor, helped cover up the murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014 for his own political again.
President-elect Joe Biden has downgraded his possible role for Rahm Emanuel into a less prominent trade representative position, but progressives say he shouldn't be in consideration for anything.
"It would knock the air out of any hope Biden as president will be more than just 'not-Trump,'" warned Ishena Robinson, a Chicago writer for The Root.
The former Chicago mayor criticized Sanders' campaign strategy for focusing primarily on his base instead of the center left.
ABC News and CNN on Tuesday added to the lengthy list of fiery Democrat and Republican politicians caught in the ever-revolving door between both the Obama and Trump administrations and cable news networks.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended his city in an interview with CNN's Don Lemon after "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was accused of hoaxing a violent hate crime.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday he will not seek reelection in February, sparking rumors of poor internal polling despite his insistence the departure was a family decision.
Democratic Chicago mayoral candidate Willie Wilson's handing out of nearly $200,000 at a recent South Side church event did not break campaign finance laws, the state board of elections ruled.
A little boy was among the 36 people who were shot over the weekend, four of whom died.
The existence of this mystery officer has been called into question by the mayor's office and the police department.
The mayors call on Congress to oppose legislation that would force states to recognize concealed carry weapon permits from other states.
The group argues that federal oversight of reforms is necessary after history of racial discrimination.
They're scheduled to have a roundtable discussion with the community Wednesday about the Jackson Park complex.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called for a review of Obama-era consent decrees between the federal government and local law enforcement.
"We'll hopefully get a dialogue started with Mayor (Rahm) Emanuel to try to figure out what a path forward can be so that we come up with a plan that can keep the people of Chicago safe," said White House spokesman Sean Spicer.
The murder rate is the highest since 1997, when 761 people were killed.
The mayor called for "the complete and total reform of the system and policing culture."
Quintonio Legrier, a 19-year-old black student, was also killed.
Chicago has been roiled by street protests and political turmoil since the release of the video.
Details of when the video would be released were not available.
Chicago mayor faces questions over his handling of a police shooting investigation.
The film's title, "Chi-Raq", is a nod to the prevalence of violent crime in Chicago and Iraq.