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.
Sen. Kirk Announces Support For President Obama Getting Chance To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) says he believes President Barack Obama should put forward a nominee to fill the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court left by the death of Antonin Scalia.
Blackhawks Visit President Obama, White House For 3rd TimeThe Blackhawks were honored Thursday for their 2015 championship.
Republicans Might Gamble On Delaying Scalia Successor Until 2017An expert on the politics of the U.S. Supreme Court has said it will likely take until next year before the Senate approves any nominee to fill the vacancy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
President Barack Obama To Honor Blackhawks At White House On Feb. 18The Blackhawks will be part of a longstanding presidential tradition.
President Obama Urges Bipartisanship In Speech To State LawmakersPresident Barack Obama was talking up the values of compromise and cordiality in a speech to Illinois lawmakers in Springfield, nine years to the day after he announced his campaign for president, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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