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.
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.
Red Sox slugger Ortiz pounced at a rare opportunity.
President and bracketologist Barack Obama has gone a respectable 14-3 so far in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
March Madness is a lifeline in an otherwise barren winter sports calendar, an essential bridge between football and baseball
As it turns out, he was half right.
The four Republican candidates for Illinois governor made their cases for becoming the party’s nominee Thursday in their final televised primary debate — an evening that lacked the fiery exchanges of their previous meetings but was packed with more personal moments.
President Barack Obama celebrated a special young man and a special program on Thursday.
An immigration right group watched the speech at a church in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood. They gathered at this heart of Chicago church to watch President Obama’s speech with a sharp focus.
Gov. Pat Quinn gave President Obama an update on the damage, relief efforts and emergency response.
The tour focused on Barack Obama the community organizer, working with unemployed steel workers and public housing tenants and it threw in some personal details.
Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
Hey, Illinois, President Barack Obama wants you to get out and vote!
People like Jim Langer, Manny Fernandez, and Bob Kuechenberg need to ask themselves what they’re really accomplishing here. What they feel is noble is in actuality quite petty.
From Oprah to Angelina Jolie, who is everyone’s favorite lefty? You decide!
The Senate has confirmed billionaire business executive Penny Pritzker to be secretary of Commerce, filling a vacancy that has stood since John Bryson resigned last summer.
When you win the Stanley Cup, people notice.
A groundbreaking pronouncement from NBA veteran Jason Collins — “I’m gay” — reverberated Monday through Washington, generating accolades from lawmakers on Twitter and a supportive phone call from President Barack Obama.
In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.
An invite to the White House Easter Egg Roll for the mother and brother of a teen killed in January near the Obama’s home in Chicago.