At Inauguration, Trump Promises America Will 'Start Winning Again'As part of the peaceful transition of power, once-bitter rivals and fierce critics were in the crowd, including Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
An Inside Look From Chicagoans During Inauguration DayA look at the Donald Trump Inauguration through Chicago's eyes.
Full Text Of President Donald Trump's Inaugural AddressDonald Trump took the oath of office on Friday to become the 45th President of the United States, promising a new direction for the nation.
Chicago Catholic School Students Watch Trump Inauguration In ClassThe ceremony took place in the middle of the school day at Pope Francis Global Academy, so some 8th graders wanted to watch history.
Olivet Nazarene University Band To March In Trump Inaugural ParadeThe only college marching band from Illinois invited to perform at the presidential inauguration was getting ready to leave for Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
Emanuel Calls For Citywide Focus On Disadvantaged Kids In Second Inaugural SpeechAfter taking his second oath of office, the mayor said he and aldermen have a lot of important work to do, but Emanuel shied away from discussing the city’s major financial problems – massive budget deficits and severely underfunded employee pension funds – and focused almost entirely about the plight of disadvantaged youth.
Mayor Emanuel, Aldermen Sworn InFormer President Bill Clinton and a who’s who of Illinois politics were on hand Monday morning as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was sworn in for a second term.
Emanuel, Aldermen To Be Sworn In MondaySome big names were in Chicago Monday to celebrate Mayor Rahm Emanuel's second term. Former President Bill Clinton will watch as Emanuel is sworn in, along with all 50 aldermen, the city clerk, and city treasurer. Lyric Opera soprano Renee Fleming and Englewood poet Harold Green also will perform at the ceremony.
Bruce Rauner Sworn In As GovernorRepublican Bruce Rauner became the 42nd governor of Illinois and only minutes after being sworn, he enacted a statewide spending freeze.
Text Of Bruce Rauner's Inaugural Speech
Celebrations Begin Ahead Of Rauner InaugurationRauner’s inauguration ceremony was scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. He was set to take the oath of office along with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Secretary of State Jesse White, Treasurer Mike Frerichs, and Comptroller Leslie Munger.
Rauner's Inaugural Concert Lineup: Blues Legend Buddy Guy, Country Artist Toby KeithA Chicago Blues legend and a country-music star known for songs about drinking will perform next month when Illinois's new governor is sworn in.