Biden To Speak On Sexual Assault Prevention At University Of IllinoisAccording to the White House, Thursday's talk is expected to highlight the "It's on Us" campaign President Obama kicked off last year. The president's initiative began as sexual assaults on college campuses became a frequent topic of news coverage.
Chicago Cop Slain In 2011 Gets Medal Of ValorThe mother and fiancée of Officer Clifton Lewis accepted his posthumous Medal of Valor, awarded by Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder.
Christie Back In Illinois To Stump For Rauner; Biden In Town For QuinnGov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner both were getting some help from political heavyweights on the campaign trail on Monday, hoping for a boost in the race for governor.
Durbin Reintroduces Assault Weapons Ban In CongressCBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports new laws could be tough to sell at gun shows, like one held in suburban Rosemont on Friday.
Kirk Climbs Capitol Steps, Returns To Congress A Year After StrokeGreeted by applause from fellow members of Congress and a crowd of onlookers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) returned to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, climbing the 45 steps of the Capitol Building one at a time.
V.P. Debate A Much Feistier Affair Than First Presidential DebateThe gloves came off Thursday night in the race for president. The fireworks missing in the first presidential debate came out in Kentucky, at the vice presidential debate.
Presidential Race Turning Increasingly Ugly, But Will It Matter?Racial undertones, nasty accusations – in just the past few days, the 2012 presidential campaign has taken what appears to be a caustic turn. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov takes a look at what was said and what it means.
Biden Visit Ties Up Afternoon TrafficCommuters experienced additional traffic troubles during the afternoon rush hour Thursday, as Vice President Joseph Biden came to Chicago.
Biden Rips Republicans In Speech To NEAVice President Joe Biden has been in Chicago, speaking to a nationwide teachers union, saying Republicans are attempting to blame educators for budget shortfalls; and he said that's “one of the biggest scams in modern American history.”
Biden Coming To Chicago For Epilepsy BenefitVice President Joseph Biden is visiting Chicago Tuesday night for a worthy cause.