The political strategist who coined the “Yes We Can” slogan for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign says he thinks race plays a role in some of the harsh criticism the president receives, even now, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Former Vice President Al Gore implored a local crowd to get involved in efforts to address climate change in a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday.
David Axelrod, the architect behind President Barack Obama’s political ascent, said if he were advising Lisa Madigan, he would tell her that her father’s position is an “issue” she needs to resolve if she wants to be governor.
As Bill Daley considers a run for governor, does the Daley name still carry its same old clout? CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley talked to some insiders to find out.
Nearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
President Barack Obama’s strategist David Axelrod might be feeling a little naked this morning.
After 2 days off, the Presidential candidates are officially heading back to the campaign trail. You probably couldn’t tell that President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stopped campaigning. That’s because they didn’t.
Longtime Chicago radio host Steve Edwards is set to move into the world of academia, taking a position at the new Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, according to multiple reports.
Chief Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Monday called U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) a “far-right ideologue,” and said his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate will be a “concerning pick” for voters who do not share his values.
Political strategist and former presidential adviser David Axelrod will launch a political institute at his alma mater, the University of Chicago, after the 2012 election.
President Barack Obama is facing a serious struggle for re-election, according to his own political guru. But Obama ally Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says the race is winnable.
Vice President Joseph Biden is visiting Chicago Tuesday night for a worthy cause.
Top Obama adviser David Axelrod said today that Republican superstar Sarah Palin is “a good reflection of why we can’t abandon education.”