President Barack Obama
The announcement came one day after Gov. Pat Quinn submitted his request for tornado relief for the affected counties, where more than 1,000 homes remain uninhabitable.
Although only a few hundred middle-class Illinois residents were able to sign up for health insurance last month on the crippled federal HealthCare.gov website, the poor appear to be having an easier time enrolling in an expansion of Medicaid — and are doing so by the thousands.
A beaming President Barack Obama saluted the Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks at the White House on Monday — a rare moment for a president hungry to see more victorious teams from his hometown.
President Barack Obama will host the Chicago Blackhawks at the White House on Monday, Nov. 4, to honor them for winning the 2013 Stanley Cup.
President Barack Obama revealed Monday that he has not had a cigarette in six years, and an open microphone caught an unguarded and funny exchange in which the commander-in-chief acknowledged the driving force behind his kicking the smoking habit.
Illinois lawmakers in Washington are having a hard time making up their minds about the Obama Administration’s proposal to strike out at Syria. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday.
Prince Asiel Ben Israel, 72, and Greg Turner, 71, allegedly flouted U.S. sanctions against Mugabe and his inner-circle when they attempted to enlist four Chicago lawmakers to open a “back channel” to President Barack Obama and have the sanctions overturned.
Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed an appeal just before a midnight deadline Monday that challenges the imprisoned former Illinois governor’s corruption conviction and 14-year prison term, including on grounds the trial judge allegedly committed a litany of errors.
A group of South Side high school students was back in Chicago on Friday, after a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.
At 69, Greg Galluzzo is weeks from retiring — or at least not getting paid — from the Gamaliel Foundation, the training and consulting organization he has directed since 1986.
A longstanding labor dispute at the historic Congress Hotel ended on Thursday, when the union called off a decade-long strike.
A murder in Hyde Park, just blocks away from President Barack Obama’s home.
On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Another Chicagoan could soon join President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. The president nominated billionaire and longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker to be the next U.S. Commerce Secretary.
The Obama Administration is holding a second and final public hearing today in Chicago on its controversial plan to sharply cut air pollution from cars, starting in 2017.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he’s concerned about the increasing tensions between North Korea and the United States and its allies.
President Barack Obama is picking Indiana to go all the way in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
The president spent time Friday at several stations at the facility that research how cars use energy.
Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker has resigned from the Chicago Board of Education.