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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.

09/08/2011

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.

06/30/2011

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

President Obama's Birth Certificate

Before Visting Oprah, Obama Releases Birth Certificate

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.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

President Obama appears at a Democratic fundraiser at Chicago's Navy Pier on Thursday night. (AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Arrives In Chicago For 3 Fundraising Events

President Obama hopes to translate hometown support into campaign contributions Thursday at three evening fund-raising events.

04/14/2011

Indiana Dunes

How Government Shutdown Could Affect You

Some government services will shut down Saturday if a deal isn’t reached by Friday.

04/06/2011

Amal Burshan, left, and her daughter Sarah watch President Obama's address on Libya Monday night. (CBS)

Libyan-American Family Elated At President Obama’s Address

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.

03/28/2011

Chicago Blackhawks Visit White House

Obama Has One Reason To Celebrate: His Bracket Rocks!

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.

03/18/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Bring Back Shirtless President Obama

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.

CBS 2–01/04/2011

File Photo (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

How Will Proposed Tax Cut Deal Affect Your Paycheck?

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.

CBS 2–12/07/2010

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Rahm Emanuel Quits White House To Run For Mayor

Rahm Emanuel has officially stepped down as White House chief of staff as he prepares to launch his campaign for mayor of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010

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