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Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: With Economics Intertwined With Foreign Affairs Romney Will Win The Final Presidential Debate

Romney’s ideas – if presented fresh and enthusiastically hopeful for America’s future – can be the final bump he needs to win this election.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Must Answer Tough Questions On His Questionable Foreign Practices In Debate Tonight

It is unprecedented for a presidential candidate to have as many conflicts when it comes to foreign business ties as Mitt Romney.

10/22/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

Sino-Japanese Diplomacy Dispute

NU Expert: Sino-Japanese Dispute Over Islands Won’t Erupt Into War

An Asian affairs specialist from Northwestern University says economics will ensure there will be more words, but likely no bullets, flying between China and Japan as they continue arm-wrestling over five uninhabited islands.

WBBM Newsradio–09/21/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

Olympic Torch

Des Plaines Mayor: Hart, Schaffner & Marx Should Make 2014 Olympic Uniforms

Des Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan has a suggestion for the next Olympics in 2014 –have Hart, Schaffner & Marx make those uniforms at its Des Plaines factory.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Patrick Sandusky, U.S. Olympic Committee Communications Director

USOC: Flap Over China-Made Olympic Uniforms Is ‘Nonsense’

The U.S. Olympic athletes are made in America, but their uniforms are made in China. The revelation sparked controversy Thursday that brought angry reaction from the highest levels of government in the U.S.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

Tracy McGrady. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Video: Here’s Tracy McGrady In A Chinese Beer Commercial

There’s really no good way to set up a Tracy McGrady Chinese beer commercial.

670 The Score–05/22/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

Report: New ‘L’ Cars Were Pulled Because Of Defective Parts From China

New CTA ‘L’ cars that have been shelved since December will not be back on-line until June, as important repairs must be made first.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Cover of "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl" by Chinese author Yiyun Li. (Photo Courtesy Chicago Public Library)

Chinese Author’s Short Story Collection The Next ‘One Book, One Chicago’

Library officials have selected “Gold Boy, Emerald Girl,” a collection of short stories by Chinese author Yiyun Li for this spring’s “One Book, One Chicago” citywide book club.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

Korean-American Protest

Chicago’s Korean Community Protests Defectors’ Repatriation From China

Members of Chicago’s Korean community protested Thursday morning, after the Chinese government decided to repatriate about 30 defectors from North Korea.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen watch a game between the Bulls and Bobcats last February. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Jordan Sues Chinese Company For Improper Use Of His Name

Michael Jordan has filed a lawsuit in China against a Chinese sportswear company, accusing them of unauthorised use of his name.

670 The Score–02/23/2012

Gasoline pump. (Credit: Miguel Gutierrez/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Rising As New Year Starts

It’s been no holiday for drivers trying to fill up at the pump. Gas prices continue to rise. As of Monday, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Chicago was $3.51, up 9 cents from a week ago.

CBS Chicago–01/02/2012

Seized Toys

Customs Agents Seize Toys Full Of Lead, Other Dangerous Chemicals

Some toys imported from China won’t make it under Chicago area Christmas trees, after Customs and Border Patrol officers found they were full of lead and other toxic chemicals.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Peerless Industries in Aurora has moved their die casting work from China back to Aurora. (Credit: CBS)

Some Jobs From China Moving Back To The U.S.

Over the last decade, the American manufacturing industry has lost 6 million jobs, many of them to China. But the tide could be turning; some of those jobs are coming back.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn meets with reporters. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/Newsradio 780)

Gov. Quinn Off To China Friday To Bolster Business Relations

Gov. Pat Quinn is leaving for China on Friday, in hopes of bolstering the state’s economic relationship with the country.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

A rising number of Chinese students are attending graduate schools in the U.S., such as these students at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Rising Number Of Chinese Students Attending U.S. Grad Schools

One of China’s most important exports isn’t steel, clothing, or electronics – it’s students. Chinese students are flooding United States graduate schools.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

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