By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — CSPAN is not where you would typically expect to see two grown men receive a stern lecture from their mommy. But never underestimate a mother’s love – or her ability to […]
Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner could make history when he appoints a new state Comptroller next month. That’s because he or she could be the last state comptroller to serve in Illinois.
In the race for mayor Monday, it was the tale of two types of campaigns with two sets of rules: one for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and one for everyone else, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
The City Council’s embattled Inspector General says workers in nearly half of Chicago’s aldermanic offices have been caught doing political work on the taxpayer’s time.
Illinois Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner made a stop in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood Sunday to thank supporters.
Once again, a political opponent is trying to capitalize on a falling-out between Chicago’s first black mayor and Democrat Pat Quinn, who wants another term as governor. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Mayor Emanuel admits he alienates people as he pushes hard to accomplish his goals, but he’s not that contrite about it.
State Rep. Candidate Turns To Reddit For Q&A, Claims State Rep. Toni Berrios ‘Simply Hasn’t Been On Our Side’
Will Guzzardi, a Democrat running for Illinois State Representative, turned to the popular website Reddit on Thursday to have a direct discussion with voters.
Bill Daley, who’s considering a run for governor, talked politics Tuesday at a donor breakfast at Misericordia House on Chicago’s North Side.
As CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley found, many younger Chicagoans don’t know much about the city’s first black mayor.
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.
This year’s presidential race has stirred passions and ignited heated debate from all corners of the country and from every venue, including the workplace.
Steve McMichael, who was a fan favorite as a member of Super Bowl-winning Chicago Bears, wants to add the word “mayor” to his resume.
The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s wife said Thursday she expects her husband to return to work after he completes his treatment for depression and gastrointestinal issues at the Mayo Clinic, but gave no timetable for when that would happen.
I knew it would happen. It had to happen – that Chicago would become an issue in the presidential campaign, that Mitt Romney would bark at President Barack Obama about being from Chicago.
Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.
This week in Washington, the United States Senate took up a bill that should be a non-controversial idea; that women and men should be paid equally for equal work. Mitt Romney’s campaign issued a statement […]
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]
In a not surprising result, the attempt to recall a governor with a 30 million dollar bankroll did not work out for his opponents – or at least did not work out, completely. With the […]