Text Of Bruce Rauner's Inaugural Speech
Celebrations Begin Ahead Of Rauner InaugurationRauner’s inauguration ceremony was scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield. He was set to take the oath of office along with Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Secretary of State Jesse White, Treasurer Mike Frerichs, and Comptroller Leslie Munger.
Rauner's Inaugural Concert Lineup: Blues Legend Buddy Guy, Country Artist Toby KeithA Chicago Blues legend and a country-music star known for songs about drinking will perform next month when Illinois's new governor is sworn in.
Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense
Emanuel Chokes Up Discussing Teen's Murder: 'She Is What Is Best In Our City'An emotional Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Kenwood, a week after performing with her school band at President Obama's inaugural, was "what is best in our city," and the gunman who killed her was a "punk."
Walter's Perspective: Beyonce Lip Synced? So What?So the world suspects that at the inauguration ceremony on Monday, Beyonce did not sing the National Anthem. She lip synced it.
With Inauguration Over, Obama Administration Returns To WorkThe focus returned to hot button issues like gun control, for which U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have been pushing hard. Some Democrats in Congress have been hoping for compromise on at least part of their agenda.
Hundreds Celebrate Obama's Inauguration, King Holiday At DuSable MuseumThough it was Obama’s second inauguration, there was no less enthusiasm from the crowd, which stood and cheered as they watched a live telecast of the inaugural proceedings.
Obama's Inauguration On King Holiday Carries Dual SignificanceWith President Barack Obama's second inauguration coming on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday, Monday has been a day of special significance for African-Americans.
Hundreds Of Latino Activists March For Immigration Reform During InaugurationFour busloads of Latino activists marched from Daley Plaza to Federal Plaza on Monday, to demand President Barack Obama focus on immigration reform during his second term.
Obama Inauguration Special For Durbin, QuinnThis inauguration is special for Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, who introduced Obama to the world political stage in 2004.
South Shore Drill Team Leaves For Inauguration Parade In D.C.The South Shore Drill Team will march in the inaugural parade and pass the presidential reviewing stand, where they’ll be cheered on by the Commander-in-Chief.
Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama's swearing in ceremony.
Church Women Who Attended Obama's 1st Inauguration Will Be There For 2ndTrinity United Church of Christ isn't just any church. It’s Barack Obama’s former church. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports.
Local Children's Choir To Perform At InaugurationThe Soul Children's Choir of Chicago has a special place to fill in the presidential inauguration.