Preparing for this debate has got to be the most depressing thing Obama has ever done. He must be staring at facts and figures that he can hardly believe – and then realize he has to defend them come Wednesday night – with his biggest critic, Mitt Romney – and the nation – staring at him. It’s going to be terrible for Obama.
First Lady Michelle Obama will be in town today for a pair of fundraisers for the president’s re-election campaign, and to tape an appearance on Steve Harvey’s new daytime talk show.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
The early returns are in and, according to the Neilson rating company, the Democrats beat the Republicans… and the NFL.
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.