Sen. Mark Kirk Not Backing Down On Obama-Iran Payment CommentsU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-8th), Kirk’s opponent, said his comments about the president were beyond pale.
History, Aesthetics Give Jackson Park The Edge For Obama LibraryCivic leaders hailed the decision to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum in historic Jackson Park as a boon for tourism, economic development, and community pride on the South Side.
It's Official: Obamas Select Jackson Park For Presidential Library President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have officially announced they have chosen historic Jackson Park as the site for the Obama Presidential Center.
Emanuel Shrugs Off Perceived Slight In DNC VideoMayor Rahm Emanuel appeared unfazed at what many saw as a criticism of his advice to President Barack Obama in a video played at the Democratic National Convention before the president's speech Wednesday night.
Obamas Choose Jackson Park For Presidential LibraryPresident Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly have decided to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, choosing the site just east of the University of Chicago over Washington Park.
'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.