Two unemployed Chicagoans hope President Obama’s job-creation plan will help restart the U.S. economy and help their prospects. CBS 2’s Mike Parker was with them as the president laid out his proposal to Congress.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has an idea for Mayor Emanuel to avoid laying off hundreds of city workers: Tap into President Obama’s re-election campaign.
President Barack Obama’s key re-election fund-raisers are being asked to come up with some big bucks and fast.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will testify in his own defense at his federal corruption trial, a source tells CBS 2.
As Rahm Emanuel took center stage as Chicago’s new mayor, his inaugural address paid homage to his old boss in the White House and his predecessor at City Hall.
Among the senior White House staff who watched the death of Osama Bin Laden do down in real time, was Chicagoan and White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley.
An expert on presidential politics says the killing of Osama bin Laden on President Obama’s watch will help the president politically.
President and Michelle Obama came to Chicago for a taping of the Oprah Winfrey show and had plenty of praise for Mayor Daley–and joked that he’ll need to help out new mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Before President Obama arrived in Chicago today for a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show, he hoped to put to rest a long-simmering debate about his U.S. citizenship–releasing his birth certificate that shows he was indeed born in Hawaii.
President Obama hopes to translate hometown support into campaign contributions Thursday at three evening fund-raising events.
Some government services will shut down Saturday if a deal isn’t reached by Friday.
The Burshan family of Naperville — whose patriarch is in Libya — were all ears Monday night as President Obama outlined his strategy to make it easier for Libyans to overthrow their repressive government.
As President Obama is facing multiple challenges–from a budget battle with Republicans to crises in Libya and Japan–he does have one reason to celebrate.
President Obama is back from his Hawaiian vacation, concerned about a Republican House and high unemployment. But Walter Jacobson says there’s one thing the president is not at all concerned about. Here’s his Perspective.
It’s a deal that would put a lot of money back in your paycheck But it’s not a done deal yet. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on how the tax cuts will affect you and your wallet.
Rahm Emanuel has officially stepped down as White House chief of staff as he prepares to launch his campaign for mayor of Chicago.