President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama confirmed a decision that has been clear for nearly two weeks early Tuesday, as they announced online the Obama presidential library is coming to “Sweet Home Chicago.”
First Lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago in June, to give the commencement speech at what would have been Hadiya Pendleton’s graduation ceremony.
President Barack Obama will hold off on announcing the location for his future presidential library until after Chicago’s runoff election for mayor, two people familiar with the decision said, in a bid to avoid politicizing his legacy project.
Bringing the Obama Presidential Library and Museum to Chicago might be a step closer to reality, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to unveil an ordinance he hopes will help ease concerns of the Barack Obama Foundation.
A 13-year-old Chicago boy will be seated in first lady Michelle Obama’s box at the State of the Union.
President Obama will be back in Chicago Sunday for the second time this month in an attempt to give a boost to Governor Pat Quinn’s re-election campaign.
She’s expected Tuesday at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Organizers say she’ll encourage early voting. She appears in a Quinn television ad released Monday where she notes Quinn’s efforts to boost Illinois’ minimum wage.
Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
At a fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria, the president’s wife spoke before more than 100 people and urged supporters to “dig deep” in their contributions to Democrats.
A 12-year-old girl from Palatine is going to the White House to meet First Lady Michelle Obama and as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, her winning recipe has an Illinois connection.
A 12-year-old Palatine girl has a lunch date at the White House with Michelle Obama.
President Barack Obama revealed Monday that he has not had a cigarette in six years, and an open microphone caught an unguarded and funny exchange in which the commander-in-chief acknowledged the driving force behind his kicking the smoking habit.
First Lady Michelle Obama was in Chicago on Thursday to tout an organization that helps children understand what it takes to succeed in the working world.
A group of South Side high school students was back in Chicago on Friday, after a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.
First Lady Michelle Obama came to Chicago on Wednesday to attend a conference on efforts to reduce violence, and to speak to local students about crime in their neighborhoods.
First Lady Michelle Obama will be coming home to Chicago on April 10, to discuss programs for at-risk youth and efforts to reduce gun- and gang-related violence.
An invite to the White House Easter Egg Roll for the mother and brother of a teen killed in January near the Obama’s home in Chicago.
The stars know where you can find love, Cancer. Somewhere large and indoors. A place of perpetual sales and bright fluorescent lights. They employ your grandfather–a man who put in 40 years at the plant and deserves a break, dammit–as a door greeter making minimum wage. The amount of misery their employees go through is only rivaled by the amount of money you can save by shopping there.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson hopes the first lady will convey an urgent message to her husband when she returns from Chicago.
Michelle Obama was in town Thursday to kick off a new fitness initiative. As CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, the first lady even put on her workout clothes to help do it.