High Schooler Stands Out On Stage With Obama, College Students, GradsOn a panel that mostly consisted of college students and graduates, Kenwood Academy senior Ayanna Watkins was the only high school student.
Obama Talks About Plans For His "Next Job" - Preparing New LeadershipThe forum was former President Barack Obama’s first public event and first public visit to Chicago since leaving the office in January.
Obama Returns To ChicagoFormer President Barack Obama returned to Chicago Sunday, marking his first public trip back to the city since leaving the White House.
Obama To Return To Chicago For First Post-White House SpeechIn his first speech and first visit to Chicago since leaving office, former President Obama will speak Monday at the University of Chicago.
Obama Presidential Center Names Project Management TeamThe Obama Foundation has selected a project management team to lead the task of building the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
Kankakee County Sheriff's Trump And Obama Meme Sparks OutrageKankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey was defending his office's use of a social media meme involving President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama, after some criticized the posts as racist.
Durbin: 'Trump Tweets Are An Effort To Distract From Real Issues'Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation weigh in on Trump’s tweets accusing Obama of having Trump Tower wiretapped.
Trump's Claim About Obama Wiretapping Offers No EvidenceTrump took to Twitter to accuse former President Obama of wiretapping phone calls made by Trump during the campaign, but cited no source.
Schools Stand By Transgender Policies After Trump Reverses Obama RulePresident Donald Trump has lifted the Obama administration’s policies requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity, but the decision likely means little for existing policies in Illinois.
Lawmakers Aim To Make Obama's Birthday A Holiday In IllinoisDemocratic lawmakers from Chicago have proposed bills to make former President Barack Obama's birthday a state holiday.
Obama "Fundamentally Disagrees" With Trump Travel BanIn his first criticism of his successor since leaving office, former President Barack Obama said "American values are at stake" in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban.
Former President Obama Endorses King In 4th Ward Special ElectionIn one of his first acts after leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama has endorsed longtime friend Sophia King in the special election for alderman in his home ward on the South Side.

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