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Union janitors represented by SEIU Local 1 marched in downtown Chicago and rallied outside Chase Bank offices on Dearborn Street on Feb. 26, 2012,, ahead of contract talks with commercial building owners, the city of Chicago, and several local public school districts. (Credit: CBS)

Union Janitors March Downtown Ahead Of Contract Talks

About 3,000 union janitors occupied the plaza outside of Chase Bank in downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon, as the group prepared for contract negotiations.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

File Photo (Ian Waldie/ Getty Images)

District 31 Students Push For Property Tax Hike

Several hundred students, their parents and staff from the two schools in West Northfield District 31 marched and rallied Tuesday, urging voters to approve a tax increase.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Demonstrators wave a pre-Baath Syrian flag. (Photo credit: AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters Of Syrian Rebels Rally On Michigan Avenue

About two dozen supporters of the rebels attempting to overthrown Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad staged political theater Saturday in front of Water Tower Place, on North Michigan Avenue.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

Rape Rally

Dozens Rally Against Rape After Attack Near Congress Theater

A rally against violence was held in Chicago Monday night, near the scene where a teenage girl from Highland Park was sexually assaulted and left unconscious on New Year’s Eve.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Students To Rally At Capitol To Oppose Tax Break For Sears

Staff, parents and students from School District 300 in the northwestern suburbs were headed to Springfield on Monday to tell lawmakers they oppose extending existing tax incentives to keep Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

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.

02/14/2011

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.

10/30/2010

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.

10/30/2010

Metra Logo

Obama Rally Closes Hyde Park Metra Station

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

10/30/2010

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