Rep. Luis Gutierrez Willing To Fund Border Wall To Protect Dreamers“If that’s what it’s going to take in order to put 800,000 young men and women in the country in a safe place -- I say pay it."
Government Shutdown Heads Into Day Two As Negotiations ContinueThe House and Senate are set to reconvene Sunday afternoon as lawmakers seemed slightly closer to reaching a deal to reopen.
At Issue: Voters Will Get Tax Revenge, Fioretti SaysFormer Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti launched his campaign for board president amid the furor over the now-repealed Sweetened Beverage Tax.
Jail Population Plunge Has Been Good For Taxpayers, Dart SaysCook County Sheriff Tom Dart, who has preached jail reform for years, saw results in 2017.
Pritzker Under Fire As Dem Candidates Meet With TribuneTaxes, tapes and toilets -- just three of the topics when the Democratic candidates for governor get together in the same room. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
Women's March Returns To Chicago This WeekendCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole looks at what, if anything, has changed in a year’s time.
Lawmaker, Advocates Launch Voter Registration Drive For Ex-OffendersState Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) said there are more than 4 million people in Illinois with some form of criminal background.
Emanuel: Threat To Charge Sanctuary City Mayors With Crimes 'Will Not Stand'Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said earlier this month elected officials who run local governments that don’t cooperate with federal immigration authorities should be charged with crimes.
More Protests Over Englewood School PlanChicago Public Schools proposes building a new, $85 million high school in Englewood to replace four others it would close.
DACA Supporters Brave The ColdSeveral hundred people called on Washington to help hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Women Elected Officials Share #MeToo StoriesA new Chicago ordinance takes effect next month, establishing sexual harassment training and a new city hotline to report violations.
Aldermen Approve $5.5 Million Tax Subsidy For Presence HealthAldermen voted 31-18 to approve $5.5 million in tax increment financing to help Presence Health open or redevelop facilities in Belmont-Cragin, Avondale, Calumet Heights, and West Town.