Daley to receive award in DC

January 19, 2011 4:09:11 AM PST
Mayor Daley is on his way to Washington, D.C. where he will receive an honor Wednesday.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors will give him its distinguished service award. And Daley will lunch with other Illinois mayors and Senator Dick Durbin.

ABC7 political reporter Charles Thomas will be in Washington and will report live Wednesday on the mayor's trip.

Mayor Daley will be one of the officials attending a White House state dinner Wednesday night for the visiting president of China, Hu Jintao.