Remarks

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin

Durbin: Obama Was Within Rights To Speak Up About Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is defending President Barack Obama’s remarks on the U.S. Supreme Court and health care.

WBBM Newsradio–04/06/2012

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Emanuel Denies Saying He’d Given Up On Some Schoolchildren

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is denying an accusation from the head of the teachers union that he ever made comments suggesting he has given up on some Chicago Public schoolchildren.

WBBM Newsradio–02/29/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Gay Rights Group Takes Out Ad Demanding Cardinal’s Resignation

A gay rights advocacy group is placing a full page ad on the Chicago Tribune, taking Francis Cardinal George to task for his remarks comparing the “gay liberation movement” to the Ku Klux Klan and calling on him to resign immediately.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

George On KKK Remarks: Gay Pride Parade Organizers ‘Invited’ Comparisons

Amid new calls for an apology for comparing the gay rights movement to the Ku Klux Klan, Francis Cardinal George has defended his statements, saying organizers of the Gay Pride Parade “invited” the comparison.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011