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President Barack Obama. (Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Barack Obama Gets Own Twitter Account, Follows All Major Chicago Sports Teams Except The Cubs

Obama launched his own Twitter account on Monday.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Chicago Teachers Union Karen Lewis appears in a video posted online. (YouTube)

Winners And Loser’s From Tuesday’s Election

There were plenty of winners and losers after Tuesday’s election, including many who weren’t even on the ballot.

02/25/2015

Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele leads West Side elected official in calling for Obama Library on this side of town. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

West Side Officials Say North Lawndale Obama Library Site Would Have Biggest Impact

West Side elected officials are using this president’s day to raise support for an Obama Presidential Library on the West Side.

02/16/2015

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President Obama Sings Uptown Funk in Video Mashup

The people behind the YouTube channel “Barack’s Dubs” somehow managed to splice together parts of the President’s speeches, sync it up to music and make it look like he’s singing “Uptown Funk.”

01/29/2015

Ernie Banks. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Ernie Banks And The Great Perpetual Cubs Hope

He was a metronome of glass half full attitude that kept multiple generations of Cubs fans from completely losing it.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2015

A protestor holds up a banner as a guest beside her reaches to pull it away as US President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Hecklers Interrupt Obama Immigration Speech

President Barack Obama came to Chicago to talk about his executive order on immigration, but the events in Ferguson just prompted an impassioned response at the Copernicus Center on the Northwest Side.

11/25/2014

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama met with the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars in the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 6, 2014.  (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Little League Champs Visit The White House

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team has made the obligatory champions’ visit to the White House.

11/06/2014

President Barack Obama. (Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Zings MJ After Comments On His Golf Game

He might want to spend more time thinking about the Bobcats — or the Hornets,” Barack Obama says.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Emanuel Drops Plans For A High School Named After Obama

There has been grumbling among aldermen and others who balked at the idea of naming a school on the city’s near North Side after a president whose political career was launched on the South Side.

09/18/2014

USA striker Clint Dempsey. (Getty Images)

Watch: President Obama Calls To Congratulate Howard, Dempsey

“You did us proud,” Barack Obama told them.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

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Expert: Obama Correct Not To Send Troops To Iraq

An expert on global affairs agrees with President Obama’s stance against sending American troops to deal with a growing insurgency in Iraq. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

06/19/2014

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Trademark Board Rules Against Redskins Name

The U.S. Patent Office called the Redskins nickname “disparaging of Native Americans.”

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Obama Calls For More Research Into Youth Concussions

“We have to change a culture that says, ‘suck it up,'” President Obama said.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

Jeff Samardzija, left, and Jose Quintana. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Attempting To Restore Enthusiasm To The Crosstown Series

How about a day-night doubleheader, with one game at the Cell and one at Wrigley?

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

Chicago Public Schools

Battle Lines Drawn Over Obama School In Chicago

Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2014

Craig Robinson. (Getty Images)

Craig Robinson, President’s Brother-In-Law, Fired At Oregon State

Robinson failed to lead the Beavers to an NCAA Tournament in six seasons.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

Donald Sterling. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock Donald Sterling Apologists

After insensitive racially-charged remarks, Donald Sterling is in danger of losing his Clippers.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn Staying Out Of Debate On Obama Presidential Library Subsidy

Governor Quinn is staying out of the argument over Thursday’s unusual Illinois House Executive Committee vote on state financing for an Obama presidential library.

04/19/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks about Syria from the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on August 31, 2013. Obama said Saturday he will ask the US Congress to authorize military action against Syria, lifting the threat of immediate strikes on President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Obama said he had decided he would go ahead and launch military action on Syria, but he believed it was important for American democracy to win the support of lawmakers. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

House Bill Offers $100M To Lure Obama Presidential Library To Illinois

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has co-sponsored the measure. He said it’s a good idea, even if the state continues to face financial challenges.

04/17/2014

David Ortiz, left, takes a selfie with President Barack Obama. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

View: David Ortiz Takes Selfie With President Obama

Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2014

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