President Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on October 22, 2012 at the start of the third presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. The final debate before the November 6 election is focusing on foreign policy. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney, Obama Trade Shots Over Foreign Policy In Final Debate

In the final presidential debate on Monday, President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney traded sharp attacks over their vision for foreign policy.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Obama Threw Away First Debate

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson has some harsh words for President Obama and his performance at this week’s presidential debate.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Another Person Shot Near Obama’s Chicago Home

A teenage boy was shot about a block from President Obama’s home, in the second such incident in the past week.



Plaque Marks Site Where Obamas Shared First Kiss

The Obamas kissed here.


President Obama's Kenwood neighborhood mansion.

Obama Returning To Chicago To Attend Wedding Of Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter

President Obama is returning to Chicago this weekend to attend the wedding of the daughter of his close adviser, Valerie Jarrett.


President Barack Obama waves at a crowd at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on January 11, 2012 upon his arrival to attend campaign events. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Returning To Chicago For Fundraisers

Two weeks after playing host at the NATO Summit, President Obama is returning to Chicago on Friday for a series of campaign fundraisers.


President Obama speaks at the end of the NATO Summit. (CBS)

President Obama: Chicago ‘Performed Magnificently’ During NATO Summit

Ending a two day meeting of world leaders, President Obama said his hometown “performed magnificently” as a host for the NATO summit.


President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama step off Air Force One upon arrival at Chicago O'Hare International Airport May 19, 2012. Obama is in his hometown to host the 2012 NATO Summit. AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Arrives In Chicago For NATO Conference

President Obama has arrived in Chicago for the two-day NATO summit that is being held in his hometown amid protests by demonstrators.


Demonstrators on Friday criticized the Obama administration's healthcare policy requiring the coverage of birth control. (CBS/Nancy Harty)

Chicago Rally Protests Federal Insurance Requirement

About 300 people, according to police estimates, stood in rainy Federal Plaza carrying signs that read “Stand up for Religious Freedom” and yellow balloons adorned with the word LIFE.


Hank Williams Jr. (Right) and Gloria Estefan join together to sing "Are You Ready for some Football" in Spanish as part of the 40th Anniversary of Monday Night Football at Centennial Park in the Parthenon on June 22, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Hank Williams Jr. Gets Revenge Against FOX, ESPN

Williams’ has cut a new song “I’ll Keep My …,” calling out “Fox & Friends” and ESPN after an interview last week on the Fox News talk show led to the end of his association with the sports network and “Monday Night Football,” long home to his “Are you ready for some football?” theme.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

Head coach Mike Ditka presesnts President Barack Obama with a jersey as the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago Bears football team are honored on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Obama Calls 1985 Chicago Bears ‘Greatest Team In History’

More than a quarter century after the Chicago Bears steam-rolled to the Super Bowl title, President Obama welcomed the team to the White House, calling it the “greatest team in NFL history.”



’85 Bears To Finally Get Their White House Party

CHICAGO (CBS) – More than 25 years later, the 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears are headed to the White House. President Obama will host the Bears at a celebration on Oct. 7, a White […]


CBS 2 hosted two unemployed residents and an economic analyst Thursday as President Obama made his job-creation proposal. (CBS)

Chicagoans Have Hopes For Obama Job Plan

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.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: How To Save 625 City Jobs

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 (AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Supporters Asked To Raise Big Bucks–Now

President Barack Obama’s key re-election fund-raisers are being asked to come up with some big bucks and fast.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich To Testify In His Defense: Source

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will testify in his own defense at his federal corruption trial, a source tells CBS 2.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Rahm Emanuel Inauguration

In Inaugural, Emanuel Borrows Themes From His Old Boss

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.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

White House Chief Of Staff Bill Daley, in blue suit and tie, watched the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden in real time from the White House. (Credit: White House Photo)

Bill Daley Among Senior Staff Who Watched Bin Laden Raid

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.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

President Obama addresses the nation from the East Room of the White House following the death of Osama Bin Laden.  (CBS)

Expert: Political Boost For Obama, But Will It Last?

An expert on presidential politics says the killing of Osama bin Laden on President Obama’s watch will help the president politically.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2011

President and Michelle Obama appear on a taping of the Oprah Winfrey Show.  (Credit: Harpo Studios)

At Oprah Taping, Obama Praises Mayor Daley’s Service

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.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011