Emanuel Urges Trump To Continue Key Obama Immigration PolicyIn a private meeting in New York, Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to continue a federal program that allows some undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation.
Trump Vows Consequences For Companies That Move Jobs From U.S.Donald Trump’s transition team rolled into Indianapolis, where the president-elect touted his deal to keep the Carrier heating and air conditioning company from shipping some jobs to Mexico.
Trump To Deliver Good News To Indianapolis: Nearly 1,000 Industrial Jobs Won't LeaveCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley sets the stage for the president-elect's Thursday visit in Indiana with his vice president-elect.
Chicago's Newton Minow, Bulls Legend Michael Jordan Honored At White HouseArchitect Frank Gehry -- designer of Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion -- also was in this year's latest calss of Medal of Freedom recipients.
Newton Minow Asked: Is TV Still A 'Vast Wasteland'?The Medal of Freedom recipient's answer might surprise you. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley talks with the Chicago legend.
Rauner Gets Edge Over State Employee Union, Will Strike Follow?Gov. Bruce Rauner has scored a major victory in his battle with the biggest union of state employees.
Secretive Organization Paying Tab For Emanuel's Trip To RomeCity Hall insists no tax dollars are involved in getting the mayor to witness Archbishop Blase Cupich's elevation. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Budget Progress? State Leaders Meet 40 Minutes, Agree To Meet The Next DayMeanwhile, the state's finances continue to burn, says one government watchdog. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Dem Leaders A No-Show At Gov. Rauner's Legislative SummitThe political blood feud between the Republican Illinois governor and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, apparently continues. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Emanuel Not Worried That Trump Presidency Will Cost ChicagoMayor Rahm Emanuel was disappointed with Hillary Clinton's defeat in the Presidential election, but he tried to find a silver lining in Donald Trump’s victory in the race for the White House.
Republican Kirk Predicts 'Upset' Of Duckworth In High-Profile Senate RaceCBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has the latest on the U.S. Senate race that could help shift the balance of power in Washington.
Kirk, Duckworth Both Say They Are Healthy Enough To Serve In U.S. SenateFriday was the final debate between Republican Sen. Mark Kirk and his Democratic challenger, Tammy Duckworth.