'Nobody Nobody Sent', Abner Mikva Dead At Age 90Chicago's original "nobody nobody sent," Democratic icon Abner Mikva has died, after a career spanning all three branches of federal government.
Activists Outside Obama Home Plead With President To Help Deported VeteransMiguel Perez came to the U.S. when he was 8. Raised in Chicago, he joined the military and did two tours in Afghanistan.
Two Firms Chosen To Design Obama LibraryThe Barack Obama Foundation has chosen a New York City architectural firm to lead the design of the Obama presidential library on the South Side, but a Chicago firm not among the initial seven finalists was also selected as a partner on the job.
President Obama Is Interested In Owning A Piece Of An NBA TeamA Chicago native, Obama has discussed the idea of having an owner's stake "if the opportunity arose under the right circumstances."
Obama Says Orlando Shooting Was An 'Act Of Terror'President Barack Obama decried the deadliest mass shooting in American history on Sunday as an "act of terror" and an "act of hate" targeting a place of "solidarity and empowerment" for gays and lesbians. He urged Americans to decide whether this is the kind of "country we want to be."
Obama, First Lady Review Presidential Library Design ProposalsPresident Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists.
Hyde Park, President Obama's Old Stomping Grounds, Has Seen A RevivalCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole looks at some of the transformations that have occurred since President Obama left the University of Chicago Law School.
Obama Visits University Of Chicago To Tout Supreme Court NomineePresident Barack Obama was returning to the University of Chicago on Thursday to push for support of his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland.
Kirk Meets With Obama's Supreme Court Nominee Garland, Urges GOP To Hold Confirmation HearingsSen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to meet with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, complimenting President Barack Obama's pick Tuesday as "one of the most eminent jurists in the country" and criticizing GOP leaders' refusal to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on him.
Illinois Could Reap Economic Rewards Of Ending Embargo With CubaCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports agricultural trade with Cuba is something that hits home here in Illinois.
President Obama Nominates Chicago Native Merrick Garland To Supreme CourtPresident Barack Obama nominated federal judge Merrick Garland, who was born in Chicago, for the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Obama Backs Dunkin Challenger Stratton In Illinois House RaceIn a rare move, President Barack Obama is joining the fray in an Illinois House race, backing a first-time candidate against a Democratic incumbent in a race that has become a proxy war in the battle between Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Gov. Bruce Rauner.