Unifying America: High School Students Learn Debate Can Help Them Build Skills, Understand PerspectivesYou'd think debate is all about arguing and disagreement. But as CBS 2’s Lauren Victory discovered, the exchange of ideas is perhaps the best way to Unify America.
2nd Presidential Debate In Doubt After Trump Objects To Virtual FormatThe Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the second debate scheduled for October 15 in Miami would instead feature virtual appearances by the two candidates, a change the president quickly dismissed as "not acceptable."
State's Attorney Kim Foxx Says She Won't Debate Opponent Pat O'Brien Because He Will Engage In 'Trump-Like Name-Calling'Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced Wednesday night that she will not debate her Republican challenger, Pat O’Brien.
Trained To Argue: Top Debate Students Discuss Presidential DebateMillions of Americans have strong reactions to the first presidential debate. CBS 2's Jim Williams spoke with four members of two top college debate teams about that debate.
Rauner, Pritzker Trade Jabs Over Leadership, Taxes At DebateRepublican Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker both tried to deflect attention from questions about their integrity.
Laurel Or Yanny? What Do You Hear?In the latest debate to divide the Internet, it’s not a question of what you see, but what you hear: Yanny or Laurel?
Pritzker's Call With Blagojevich Grist For Dems At Carbondale DebatePritzker says there was nothing sinister or illegal about the wiretapped phone call he made to Blagojevich about a job nine years ago.
Chicagoans Have An Alternative Answer To: Tennis Shoes or Sneakers?Although Chicagoans, compared to the rest of the Midwest, do not answer differently to most questions, there is one specific question, they answer different than most: What do you call athletic footwear?
Illinois Comptroller Candidates To Meet In Televised DebateThe major party candidates running for Illinois comptroller are set to square off in their only televised debate.
VP Candidates' Job Will Be To Defend Bosses; Avoid Giant Gaffes At DebateThe goal for each will be to defend their bosses and avoid any giant gaffes.
Kirk, Duckworth Square Off In First Debate For U.S. Senate SeatGOP incumbent Mark Kirk faced off against Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth at the Chicago Tribune editorial board. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Did The First Presidential Debate Change Any Minds?Did the first Clinton-Trump debate change any minds?
Garcia Calls Lucas Museum On Lakefront 'Monument To Darth Vader,' But Emanuel Defends SiteChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia are disagreed over whether "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' museum should be located along the city's lakefront.
Mayoral Candidates Tangle Over City Finances, Red-Light Cameras At First DebateIn a rapid-fire hour of questions and answers, Emanuel sounded definitive about the city’s budget problems and how to solve them, while Garcia, a Cook County commissioner, sought to cast doubt on the incumbent’s plans.
Emanuel, Rivals Spar Over Budget, Pensions At Second DebateMayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.