President Barack Obama
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the president had quite an encounter with a couple of voters this morning at his polling place at 43rd and Cottage Grove.
President Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday, with a focus on rallying fellow Democrats to cast their ballots in the race for governor.
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.
President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to visit the campus of Northwestern in 60 years as he delivered a speech on the economy there Thursday afternoon.
Northwestern University was preparing for a visit Thursday afternoon by President Barack Obama, who will be the first sitting president to visit the Evanston campus in 60 years.
President Barack Obama arrived at the Gary-Chicago International Airport on Air Force One Wednesday evening. The president is spending the night in Chicago and will spend Thursday at a fundraiser for Governor Quinn and a speech at Northwestern University in Evanston.
Prosecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama’s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
President Barack Obama’s popularity might be wavering nationally, but it’s still pretty high in Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn was welcoming the president’s appearance at what’s expected to be a campaign fundraiser on Wednesday.
The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois-Chicago were both named finalists to host Barack Obama’s presidential library.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is warning fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill against trying to score political points over President Obama’s plan to attack and destroy the Islamic State terrorists, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — Opening a new military front in the Middle East, President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes inside Syria for the first time Wednesday night, along with expanded strikes in Iraq as part of […]
Some advocates for comprehensive immigration reform have expressed outrage that President Barack Obama won’t take executive action to impose reforms until after the fall elections, but U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he won’t criticize the president’s decision.
As President Barack Obama prepared to outline an expanded U.S. campaign to defeat an ultra-violent militant group in Iraq and Syria, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was offering a few ideas on what the president should include in his speech.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
A visibly angry President Barack Obama condemned the beheading of veteran journalist and Northwestern University alum James Foley as “an act of violence that shocks the conscience of the entire world.”
President Barack Obama’s great uncle, Charles T. Payne, a World War II veteran and chemical engineer turned library pioneer, has died at the age of 89.
Joined by several families facing deportation, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) on Tuesday demanded President Barack Obama take “immediate” action that would prevent those families and others from being torn apart.
One of President Obama’s staunchest allies in Congress is expressing concerns about the Administration’s plans to send some military personnel to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
As extremist militants tightened their grip on northern Iraq, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) said he believes President Barack Obama isn’t up to the task of ending the violence and protecting American interests, and needs to overhaul his national security team.
Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.