Alderman Moves To Give City Council Authority Over Any Decisions To Remove Public MonumentsAld. Brendan Reilly (42nd) says decisions on whether to remove public monuments in Chicago should not be left solely in the hands of an appointed city official.
City Panel Publishes List Of 41 Problematic Monuments Subject To Review; Including Statues Of Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln"This project is a powerful opportunity for us to come together as a city to assess the many monuments and memorials across our neighborhoods and communities—to face our history and what and how we memorialize that history," Mayor Lightfoot said in a statement,
Blagojevich Pens Op-Ed: Democrats Would've Impeached LincolnPresident Trump mentioned he was considering commuting Blagojevich's prison sentence back in August.
Museum Gets Grants To Help Publish Abraham Lincoln PapersThe Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has received more than $400,000 in grants for a project that aims to publish every document written by the nation's 16th president.
Museum To Mark Anniversary Of Lincoln Buying Illinois HomeLincoln paid $1.500 for the home when he was a young lawyer with a wife and infant son. It was the site of the birth of three of Lincoln's sons and the funeral for one of them.
Springfield Wants To Keep Lincoln House Open Amid A ShutdownIt gives the city the option of using lodging taxes to keep the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site open for about a month.
A 30-Acre Plot Of Farmland Once Owned By Abraham Lincoln Heads To AuctionA 30-acre plot of farmland that Abraham Lincoln once owned in central Illinois is heading to auction.
Museum Offers Free Admission, Events For Lincoln's BirthdayMuseum officials say admission will be free on Feb. 12 — what would have been Lincoln's 210th birthday.
Abraham Lincoln's Merciful Christmas Letter To His Confederate Cousins Sold At AuctionLincoln's original letter, long held by descendants of the Todd family, was recently given to The Raab Collection and put up for auction as a unique example of Lincoln's broader attempts to reunify the country.
Glenn Beck Gives $50K To Lincoln Artifacts DebtThe collection includes valuable personal effects of Lincoln's and a stovepipe hat whose link to Lincoln has been questioned.
George W. Bush To Receive Award From Lincoln FoundationThe annual award recognizes people for a lifetime of service in the spirit of Abraham Lincoln, the nation's 16th president.
Lawmakers To Ask Questions About Lincoln Hat, Museum FutureA state House committee plans a hearing to consider questions surrounding the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Illinois Celebrates Abraham Lincoln's BirthdayIt's a big day on Feb. 12 for our 16th president and his hometown state.
City Officials Rededicate Historic Plaque 'Lost' In City Hall StorageOne side commemorates the Wigwam convention hall, while the other commemorates the site of its predecessor, the Sauganash Hotel.
Mika Brzezinski, Chrissy Teigen and Others Respond To Trump's Twitter AttackPresident Trump’s Twitter attack on MSNBC television host Mika Brzezinski sparked outrage on social media and a response from the target of his tweets, Brzezinski.