Democrats, Environmentalists Rally In Support Of Obama's Plan To Cut Carbon Emissions Environmentalists and Democratic political leaders gathered in Chicago to build a coalition they think will be needed to put the president's climate change proposal into action.
Rep. Bobby Rush Denies Allegations Made By Former Metra CEO Alex CliffordCongressman Bobby Rush is trying to counter what he calls innuendo and lies concerning his dealings with the embattled Metra commuter rail agency, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
CTA, Mayor's Office: Local Community Will Work On 95th Street Red Line Station RehabThe Emanuel Administration says the $20 million project to rebuild and expand the CTA Red Line’s 95th Street station will have local community participation from beginning to end.
Rush: Reach Out To Children To End The 'Culture Of Violence' In ChicagoIn the wake of a headline-grabbing rash of violence in Chicago, U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) says people need to invest time with children and provide guidance to combat a perpetual “culture of violence.”
Pfleger, Rush Applaud Decision To Charge George ZimmermanThe Rev. Michael Pfleger says he is grateful for the second-degree murder charge against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida, but he believes “stand your ground” laws are dangerous precedents that will lead to more unnecessary deaths.
Rep. Rush Kicked Off House Floor For Wearing HoodieU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) was kicked off the House floor Wednesday morning for wearing a hoodie in protest of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Officials: Flash Mobs Already Plague South SideThe big guns of law enforcement gathered in the Chatham neighborhood Monday night to take part in a discussion on handling crime in the area.