Valerie Jarrett

Presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett. (Credit: CBS)

White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett Urging Shoppers To Buy Local On Small Business Saturday

Neighborhood by neighborhood, small business owners are trying to get their messages out and inspire Chicagoans to buy local this Small Business Saturday.


Presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett. (Credit: CBS)

Valerie Jarrett On Ferguson, Obama’s Handling Of Hecklers

We heard what President Obama said Tuesday here in Chicago, but what does he really think? CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine spoke with someone who does.


White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett visits Powell's Bookstore in the Hyde Park neighborhood for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Valerie Jarrett Visits Chicago To Tout Small Business Saturday

For the third straight year, business leaders were encouraging consumers to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. And the White House sent one of its best-known voices to Chicago on Small Business Saturday to show how shopping small can give the country a big boost.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama (R), First Lady Michelle Obama along with other First Family members walk to Valerie Jarrett's house to attend her daughter, Laura Jarret's wedding in Chicago, Illinois, on June 16, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

President, Family Attend Chicago Wedding

President Barack Obama wore a tan suit and light-colored tie Saturday evening as he walked with his family to the wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.


Chicago Police Officers (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: 200 Cops To Work As Security For Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter’s Wedding

A published report says between 100 and 200 Chicago Police officers will be off the streets Saturday to provide security for the wedding of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

President Obama's Kenwood neighborhood mansion.

Obama Returning To Chicago To Attend Wedding Of Valerie Jarrett’s Daughter

President Obama is returning to Chicago this weekend to attend the wedding of the daughter of his close adviser, Valerie Jarrett.


Then-Senator Barack Obama With Bishop Arthur M. Brazier (L) And Dr. Byron T. Brazier in 2008. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Final Farewells For Bishop Brazier

First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett were among those in attendance at Friday’s funeral services for minister and civil rights activist Bishop Arthur Brazier.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2010