The Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 2012 – yawn-per-yawn – have to be the most uninspiring political conventions in recent history.
Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks
Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.
What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.
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.
As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.
With President Barack Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden messing up more and more on the campaign trail as time passes, rumors of Biden being sent home to Delaware for good have abounded since last Friday. Will Hillary Clinton step into his place to save the White House for Obama and the Democrats?
The Obamas kissed here.
Michelle Obama got a boost Tuesday from her home state of Illinois in her campaign to make it easier for military spouses to advance their own careers amid the frequent moves that come with life in a military family.
South Side locals wonder whether they’ll get a glimpse of the First Family when President Obama camps out this weekend in his Kenwood neighborhood. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
As two box office movies tell an age-old story of Snow White — the fairy-tale character gets a new attitude — one that could send different messages to little girls.
First Lady Michelle Obama is known for her advocacy for nutrition and obesity prevention. Now you can bring one of her recipes to your own kitchen.
There’s a buzz on the Gary Comer Youth Center and College Prep campus as students and faculty prepare for a visit from First Lady Michelle Obama and the spouses of other NATO leaders.
When world leaders come to Chicago in just 12 days for the NATO summit, their spouses will get a very special tour given by First Lady Michelle Obama. As CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports, they’ll be taken to the Gary Comer Center, a prominent youth center in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.
It turns out that when it comes to baseball, the White House is a house divided.
First lady Michelle Obama is hitting back against reports there was tension between her and Rahm Emanuel when he was the White House chief of staff.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is dismissing the assertions in a new book that he had a strained relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama when he was White House Chief of Staff.
I’m going home tonight to pack my bag for a few days out of the office, off my computer, out of the reach of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama and their fundraisers.
First Lady Michelle Obama was back home in Chicago on Tuesday, visiting an urban farm on the South Side and stopping at a remodeled Walgreens that now sells fresh fruit and vegetables.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it was investigating an incident involving an Air National Guard plane carrying first lady Michelle Obama.
When the Chicago Blackhawks travel to Washington to play the Capitals they’ll also make a trip by the White House to meet with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, according to the Chicago Tribune.