Obama was expected to raise about $1 million for the campaigns of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, and other Senate Democratic hopefuls.
How about a day-night doubleheader, with one game at the Cell and one at Wrigley?
Viewers of the CBS 2 news on Wednesday briefly saw a protester interrupt a live report by Jay Levine, who was covering President Obama’s fund-raising visit to Chicago.
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Now that President Obama wants to guarantee overtime pay for more American workers, one local labor law expert is hoping that changes are made in the regulations.
The mayor indicates Chicago needs a focused approached now that Columbia University in New York is competing for the project.
Reynolds Wintersmith was a teenager at the time he was convicted for his role in a Rockford-based drug conspiracy, which included selling crack cocaine, and sentenced in 1994 to life in prison under then-mandatory federal guidelines.
The South Side resident suggests the location of his post-presidency home will be driven by what’s best for his family. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
President Barack Obama is bestowing the Presidential Medal of Freedom on more than a dozen prominent Americans–including Chicago icons Ernie Banks and Oprah Winfrey–50 years after the death of the award’s founder, President John F. Kennedy.
Illinois regulators are still reviewing their options, but Indiana is saying “no” to President Obama’s request to reinstate individual insurance policies canceled because of the Affordable Care Act.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Stung by several blunders surrounding the Affordable Care Act, President Obama on Thursday offered a message to millions of Americans upset about losing their existing health insurance policies.
There is no sign of a breakthrough in the federal government shutdown, which entered its eighth day on Tuesday.
Sen. Dick Durbin wants to hear to hear specifics from President Obama before agreeing to military strikes against Syria because there are neither U.S. lives nor territory at stake.
Thousands of fans, and the family that owns the Cubs honored Ernie Banks Tuesday night at Wrigley. CBS 2’s Mike Parker was there.
Chicago is well represented on this year’s list of Presidential Medal of Freedom Award winners as Oprah Winfrey and Mr. Cub Ernie Banks will be among the recipients.
The bus stopped at 63rd and Dorchester at the Apostolic Church of God for the Chicago stop of the “I Will Act on Climate” national bus tour drumming up support for the Obama administration’s climate change agenda.
The President is in his house tonight, and his night was all about taking back the House of Representatives.
Speaking here in Chicago, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was urging women to fight hard for more day care assistance for working mothers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for 11 counties in northeastern Illinois, including the entire Chicago metropolitan area. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says it opens the door for homeowners and businesses to seek disaster assistance.