This past holiday weekend, at least nine people were killed and 36 were shot in Chicago gun violence.
Amara Enyia, a lawyer and community organizer, is running against Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel and she has no concern that he is better known and better financed.
At least 36 people were shot and four were killed in Chicago this past weekend.
Rhymer, 33, gunned down in the city's Englewood area.
Taniyah Thomas of Washington, Pa., was killed on March 31 after being shot in the head during an attempted home invasion.
"We're heartbroken that something like this might have happened again," the president said.