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Occupy Chicago

Occupy Chicago Protesters Set For Downtown March

Protesters from Occupy Chicago have been in Chicago’s Financial District for two weeks, and on Friday, they will hold a march and rally downtown.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Hundreds of postal workers and local residents gathered at the Thompson Center on Sept. 27, 2011, for a rally against plans to close 3,700 post offices nationwide. (Credit: CBS)

Postal Workers Rally Against Plans To Close Thousands Of Offices

A raucous crowd of postal workers braved the chilly drizzle at the Thompson Center on Tuesday protest the proposed closing of 3,700 branches across the country.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Union rally at Daley Plaza

Thousands Rally At Daley Plaza To Support Union Rights

Thousands of union workers gathered at Daley Plaza on Saturday in a show of solidarity for union colleagues in Wisconsin, where the governor and Republican lawmakers have passed legislation severely limiting their collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk

Kirk, Biggert Back Military Strikes In Libya

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2011

Carol Moseley Braun

Braun Criticized For Comment Mentioning Hitler

Carol Moseley Braun is raising some eyebrows, after she made a comment about Adolf Hitler at a rally over the weekend.


600 Protesters Demonstrate Outside Egyptian Consulate In Chicago

Chicagoans Picket Egyptian Consulate

While people continue to protest in the streets of Egypt, hundreds of Chicagoans were rallying outside of the Egyptian consulate in Chicago Saturday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2011

President Obama appears at a Chicago rally Saturday. (Getty Image)

President Obama Speaks Before Thousands In Chicago

The president tries to turn the tide for his Democratic Party as Election Day approaches.


President Barack Obama at 'Moving America Forward' rally in Philadelphia

Illinois Democrats Woo Voters Before Obama Rally

Democrats were out early Saturday trying to fire up voters before President Barack Obama’s Chicago rally.


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Obama Rally Closes Hyde Park Metra Station

Metra will close a train station near President Barack Obama’s Saturday afternoon Hyde Park rally.