President Barack Obama was on his way back to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday afternoon, for the first time since his stunning Election Day victory earned him four more years in office.
There were more jobs out there, but also more people looking for them. And both candidates tried to use that fact to their advantage, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Handing a rare defeat to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn appeared to outmaneuver the mayor on Thursday in a heated battle over a key state board post. And the governor’s pick to run the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority was quick to suggest holding regular concerts at U.S. Cellular Field to improve revenue.
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.
So much for President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney suspending their campaigns during the recovery from Hurricane Sandy. Both candidates found ways to be seen and heard on Tuesday, even if they weren’t officially campaigning.
Crowds continued to cast early-voting ballots across Chicago Monday, even as President Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, suspended campaign activities because of Hurricane Sandy.
Nokia is beefing up its presence here in Chicago, bringing at least 150 new jobs to the city, with more to come down the line.
Chicago’s mayor made nearly a dozen stops over three days in a state he believes is in a dead heat right now. It’s especially in Florida, he told group after group, that every vote counts.
There were plenty of hot tempers at Hofstra University on Tuesday at the second presidential debate, as both President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney tried to make a statement.
The gloves came off Thursday night in the race for president. The fireworks missing in the first presidential debate came out in Kentucky, at the vice presidential debate.
Jackson’s challengers in the 2nd Congressional District are finding it’s hard to hit what you can’t see. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine, back from the Denver debate, sorts through the second-day analysis.
For the first time, President Barack Obama, and Republican challenger Mitt Romney faced off in a national debate Wednesday night in Colorado, and the economy took center stage.
Whether he likes it or not, a veteran suburban police official is the unsung hero behind Europe’s stunning Ryder Cup victory over the weekend. CBS 2′s Jay Levine reports.
With the two-week trauma of the Chicago teachers’ strike now behind him, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has turned his attention to other labor challenges ahead. Police officers, firefighters, and transit workers are all either in contract talks, or getting ready to start negotiations.
About 357,000 Chicago kids were back in their classrooms Wednesday. So were their teachers. But the shock waves from the nine-day teachers’ strike were still being felt, and not only in Chicago.
It was Illinois night at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, as familiar faces from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Gov. Pat Quinn to First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage to speak to the crowd, as Illinois’ delegates sat front row.
For Chicagoans, there is no escaping the effort to avert a school strike – not even at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.
One might call it Illinois Day at Democratic National Convention as officials prepare for opening night Tuesday.
Two of the Republican Party’s biggest stars were shining in Tampa on Wednesday, at the second full day of festivities for the Republican National convention.