'It's Just Wonderful' Construction Crews Start On Obama Presidential Center In Jackson Park"Sure it's going to be inconvenient. So what? Every time we go on rush hour going to downtown, the Dan Ryan or whatever expressway we use, it's an inconvenience but who's complaining?"
The First Fan: Obama Appears At All-Star NBA Cares EventThe event Friday was for volunteers to fill several backpacks with school supplies, and that work predictably stopped when Obama walked into the room.
Michelle Obama Talks Relationships, Time In The White House And What She Tells Her Daughters"But I'm here to tell you, there is nothing we can't do or change when we as a collective put our minds to it," she said. "I feel that when I'm out there. We're the ones we are waiting for. But that means we have to roll up our sleeves and do the work every single time."
Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Bid To End 'Dreamers' ProgramThe program — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — protects about 700,000 people, known as dreamers, who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families that overstayed visas.
1 President And 2,922 Portraits Make Up Chicago Art ExhibitEach day Pruitt searched online for the previous day's images of the Democrat who served from 2009 to 2017. He transferred each to a canvas merged with the muted colors of the American flag.
Planned Obama Presidential Center Clears Another HurdleThe city will lease the land in Jackson Park on which it will be built for 99 years for a one-time token payment of $10.
Obama To Campaign In Northwest Indiana, Chicago At Get Out The Vote Rallies SundayFormer President Obama will visit Chicago and Northwest Indiana on Sunday for get out the vote rallies.
500-Million-Year-Old Fossil Named After President ObamaResearchers say they named the creature after Obama to honor his passion for science.
Obama Stops In Chicago To Discuss Presidential LibraryFor the first time since leaving the White House, former President Barack Obama visited Chicago on Wednesday.
Obama Grants Clemency To Chicago Activist Oscar Lopez RiveraOscar Lopez Rivera was charged with taking part in the work of a Puerto Rican nationalist group that took credit for multiple bombings in the 1970s and 1980s.
Obama Calls Facebook Torture Video 'Despicable', But Optimistic About Race Relations In U.S.The torture of a teenager streamed live on Facebook is "despicable" but not a sign of worsening racial tensions, President Obama said in an interview with CBS 2's Jay Levine.
President Obama's Farewell Speech Will Be Held At McCormick PlaceThe eyes of the country will be focused on McCormick Center next week as the President known for having a way with words, delivers his farewell speech.
President Obama Congratulates Cubs Win On Twitter, Along With Many Chicago Sports TeamsPresident Barack Obama is giving it up for the Chicago Cubs.
Obama Drops By Loop Polling Place To Vote EarlyIn between fund-raising appointments, President Obama on Friday cast his ballot for November's election.
Obama Returning Of U. Of C. Law School To Push His High Court PickPresident Barack Obama goes to law school next week to push his nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court.