Democrat Chris Kennedy To Run For Illinois GovernorIt is Democratic businessman's first run at an elected office, but as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, Chris Kennedy says he's ready for the job.
In Biggest Law School Gift Ever, Pritzkers Donate $100 Million To Northwestern In what is the biggest single donation ever given to a law school, J.B. Pritzker and his wife, M.K., are donating $100 million to Northwestern, which will rename the school the Pritzker School Of Law.
Chicago To Become Home To New Biotech Hub At Merchandise MartThe state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.
Obama Taps Penny Pritzker As Commerce SecretaryAnother Chicagoan could soon join President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. The president nominated billionaire and longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker to be the next U.S. Commerce Secretary.