Political Analyst David Axelrod Not Surprised By Rahm Emanuel's AnnouncementA close friend and confidante to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is not surprised by Emanuel’s announcement that he will not seek a third term as mayor.
Some Univ. Of Chicago Students, Faculty Oppose Ex-Trump Aide's VisitCorey Lewandowski is scheduled to participate Wednesday in a seminar presented by the university's Institute of Politics. The session aims to explore Lewandowski's time with the Trump campaign, the president's rise and the future of his presidency.
Axelrod: Race A Factor In Some Criticism Of President ObamaThe political strategist who coined the “Yes We Can” slogan for Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign says he thinks race plays a role in some of the harsh criticism the president receives, even now, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Gore Accuses GOP Of 'Enforced Orthodoxy' To Deny Climate ChangeFormer Vice President Al Gore implored a local crowd to get involved in efforts to address climate change in a speech at the University of Chicago on Monday.
Axelrod: Lisa Madigan's Dad A 'Genuine Problem' If She Runs For GovernorDavid Axelrod, the architect behind President Barack Obama’s political ascent, said if he were advising Lisa Madigan, he would tell her that her father’s position is an “issue” she needs to resolve if she wants to be governor.
Will Name Hurt Bill Daley In Potential Run For Governor?As Bill Daley considers a run for governor, does the Daley name still carry its same old clout? CBS 2's Derrick Blakley talked to some insiders to find out.
Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. WadeNearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.
David Alexrod Shaves Trademark Mustache For CharityPresident Barack Obama's strategist David Axelrod might be feeling a little naked this morning.
President Obama's Campaign Advisor Talks Hurricane Sandy, Upcoming ElectionAfter 2 days off, the Presidential candidates are officially heading back to the campaign trail. You probably couldn’t tell that President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stopped campaigning. That’s because they didn't.
Chicago Radio Veteran Steve Edwards Headed To U Of C Institute Of PoliticsLongtime Chicago radio host Steve Edwards is set to move into the world of academia, taking a position at the new Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, according to multiple reports.
Axelrod: Paul Ryan Is A 'Hard-Right Ideologue,' 'Concerning Pick'Chief Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Monday called U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) a “far-right ideologue,” and said his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate will be a “concerning pick” for voters who do not share his values.
Axelrod To Head U of C Political Institute After ElectionPolitical strategist and former presidential adviser David Axelrod will launch a political institute at his alma mater, the University of Chicago, after the 2012 election.
Durbin: Facing Re-Election Struggle, Obama Can WinPresident Barack Obama is facing a serious struggle for re-election, according to his own political guru. But Obama ally Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says the race is winnable.
Biden Coming To Chicago For Epilepsy BenefitVice President Joseph Biden is visiting Chicago Tuesday night for a worthy cause.
Axelrod: Palin Reflects 'Why We Can't Abandon Education'Top Obama adviser David Axelrod said today that Republican superstar Sarah Palin is “a good reflection of why we can’t abandon education.”