The focus returned to hot button issues like gun control, for which U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have been pushing hard. Some Democrats in Congress have been hoping for compromise on at least part of their agenda.
Bill Daley, who’s considering a run for governor, talked politics Tuesday at a donor breakfast at Misericordia House on Chicago’s North Side.
Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’s “seriously” thinking about running for Illinois governor.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has received mixed reviews from two high-profile Chicago politicians for recent TV ads featuring the mayor commenting on the new contract for Chicago Public Schools teachers.
A stage full of politicians, teachers, public officials and nonprofit leaders says the big battle lies ahead, even though the Chicago teachers’ strike has been settled.
During the past three days, coverage of the Chicago teachers’ strike and the teachers’ various rallies have made headlines across the nation, and even Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed in, but could the strike actually affect the race for president? CBS 2’s Jim Williams tried to find out.
So the big “B” boys in the White House, Bill Daley and President Barack Obama, are getting divorced, because – they say – Daley wants to be in Chicago with his family. Or, could it be that Daley wants to be in Chicago to get set to run for governor?
Mayor Emanuel, who was White House Chief of Staff before Bill Daley, says Daley can leave the White House with his head held high for a job well done.
Chicagoan Bill Daley is stepping down as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff at the end of the month, after about a year as the president’s top aide.
Retired Mayor Richard M. Daley’s brother, William Daley, has told President Barack Obama he will stay on as White House Chief of Staff through the 2012 re-election campaign.
Among the senior White House staff who watched the death of Osama Bin Laden do down in real time, was Chicagoan and White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley.
President Barack Obama is considering naming former Commerce Secretary William Daley to a top White House job, possibly chief of staff, a person familiar with the matter said.