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First Lady Visits Chicago Thursday
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First Lady Visits Chicago Thursday

On the schedule: a fundraising event and perhaps a Beyoncé / Jay-Z concert at Soldier Field. Read »

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Opinion: What Bruce Rauner's Uber Love Means For Illinois

Opinion: What Bruce Rauner's Uber Love Means For Illinois

When Bruce Rauner professed his love for Uber on Tuesday, calling for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Daley's Medical Records to Stay Private in Park Grill Case

Daley's Medical Records to Stay Private in Park Grill Case

Former Mayor Richard M. Daley's medical records will remain private in Chicago's lawsuit against the Park... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Durbin to Putin: Take Responsibility for MH17 Crash

Durbin to Putin: Take Responsibility for MH17 Crash

Illinois Democrat called separatists "thugs," and said they've been "armed, financed and inspired by... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Have Rahm's Tough Choices Failed?

Have Rahm's Tough Choices Failed?

Conventional wisdom says Rahm Emanuel won the 2011 Chicago mayoral election on a promise to fix the city’s... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Quinn Signs $1 Billion Road Project Plan

Quinn Signs $1 Billion Road Project Plan

The Chicago Democrat approved the bipartisan legislation that also will provide lawmakers with opportunities... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Opinion: Suddenly, Rahm’s Millions May Not Be Enough

Opinion: Suddenly, Rahm’s Millions May Not Be Enough

A number of key similarities exist between the 2014 Newark mayoral race and the upcoming Chicago election. Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Are the Obamas Moving to California?

Are the Obamas Moving to California?

President Obama and First Lady Michelle are the buyers of a $4.25 million home in California's Rancho... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Emanuel Gets Labor Union Love

Emanuel Gets Labor Union Love

Not every Chicago labor union is coalescing behind prospective mayoral candidate Karen Lewis. When Rahm Emanuel held Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Chicago Summit Addresses Gang Violence

Chicago Summit Addresses Gang Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago's police superintendent and community leaders Monday for a closed-door meeting to... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Quinn OKs MediPot for Kids With Epilepsy

Quinn OKs MediPot for Kids With Epilepsy

The measure adds seizures to the list of treatable conditions in the state's medical cannabis program and... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Opinion:  Rauner’s Irresponsible Tax Plan Polls Well Among Voters

Opinion: Rauner’s Irresponsible Tax Plan Polls Well Among Voters

If there’s one trick Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner knows well, it’s telling people what they... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Hospital Wants To Be First in Illinois to Dispense Pot

Hospital Wants To Be First in Illinois to Dispense Pot

Swedish Covenant wants to be the first Illinois hospital to take advantage of the state’s decision last year... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Illinois Law a Boost to Ex-Offenders Seeking Jobs

Illinois Law a Boost to Ex-Offenders Seeking Jobs

Ex-offenders in Illinois won't have to disclose their criminal pasts until private employers first evaluate... Read »

Jul 19, 2014
Rauner Mistakenly Vows to Tax

Rauner Mistakenly Vows to Tax "Trailer Parks" If Elected Governor

Bruce Rauner handed Pat Quinn yet another opening to attack his one-percenter lifestyle when the... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Kirk Calls For Stronger Sanctions Against Russia

Kirk Calls For Stronger Sanctions Against Russia

Sen. Mark Kirk said he felt "horror" when he heard about the "totally unnecessary shoot-down" of... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
Michelle Obama Wants Place in Palm Springs: Report

Michelle Obama Wants Place in Palm Springs: Report

Forget the breathless speculation over which city will host Barack Obama's much-coveted presidential library... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Emanuel Spends $10K on Cheesecake Deliveries

Emanuel Spends $10K on Cheesecake Deliveries

If you donate cash to Rahm Emanuel's re-election campaign, expect to find a gift-wrapped cheesecake on... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Prosecutors Fire Back at Blago Appeals Court Letter

Prosecutors Fire Back at Blago Appeals Court Letter

Federal prosecutors fired back at Rod Blagojevich’s attorneys Friday, saying a recent court decision on... Watch »

Jul 18, 2014
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