by Monroe Anderson onJanuary 11, 2011
The former Illinois senator wasn't the first choice of the black power elite to take on Rahm Emanuel in the crowded mayoral race. Or the second.
by Eric Hinton onApril 6, 2012
The lack of diversity on Capitol Hill is alarming to many onlookers.
by Nsenga Burton onFebruary 23, 2011
Rahm Emanuel decisively won Tuesday's mayoral election, becoming the city's 55th mayor.
by Nsenga Burton onJanuary 31, 2011
The former senator goes off on Patricia Watkins -- and in a church, no less.
by Lauren Williams onJanuary 24, 2011
With Rahm Emanuel gone, is Carol Moseley Braun a front-runner?
by Lauren Williams onJanuary 4, 2011
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by The Buzz onDecember 31, 2010
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by Joel Dreyfuss onNovember 21, 2010
Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has tossed her hat into the crowded ring of mayoral hopefuls in the Second City.
by Lynette Holloway onJune 9, 2010
Carol Moseley Braun told The Root about returning to her origins for a caffeinated, Al Gore-like makeover.
by Dayo Olopade onMarch 8, 2010
If anyone has a notion of what it takes for black women to make it in politics, this former presidential candidate does.
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