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Daily Dish: Obama Returns To Chicago
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Daily Dish: Obama Returns To Chicago

10/1/14: President Obama arrives in Chicago on Wednesday. Mary Ann Ahern has the details. Watch »

2 hours ago
Quinn vs. Rauner: Rasmussen Gives Incumbent the Edge in Stark Turnaround

Quinn vs. Rauner: Rasmussen Gives Incumbent the Edge in...

In a significant turnaround, the political pollster Rasmussen Reports has updated its projection for... Read »

3 hours ago
Obama Returns To Chicago Wednesday

Obama Returns To Chicago Wednesday

President Barack Obama returns to Chicago for a closed-door fundraiser for Gov. Pat Quinn at a downtown hotel and a... Watch »

2 hours ago
Michelle Obama Touts Quinn in New Radio Ad

Michelle Obama Touts Quinn in New Radio Ad

Michelle Obama is taking to the radio waves to stump for Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who's entrenched in... Read »

2 hours ago
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

It doesn’t really matter how a company makes its money for some Illinois politicians to come-a-running. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's Scandal-Drenched Anti-Violence Program

Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's...

While he gains traction in the race to keep his job, Gov. Pat Quinn is not off the hook amid lingering... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
President, First Lady and Hillary to Stump for Quinn

President, First Lady and Hillary to Stump for Quinn

Some big name Democrats will be in Chicago in the next couple of weeks to help support Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Durbin, Oberweis Butt Heads on ISIS, IRS

Durbin, Oberweis Butt Heads on ISIS, IRS

Illinois' Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. Senate, faced off against Republican rival Jim Oberweis in... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Illinoisans on Forbes' List of Richest in U.S.

Illinoisans on Forbes' List of Richest in U.S.

Forbes has released its annual ranking of the 400 richest people in America, and Chicago hedge fund tycoon... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General Spot

Fitzgerald Floated for Top Attorney General Spot

Patrick Fitzgerald, former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, is being touted by some a s... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Illinois: Report

Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Illinois: Report

Hillary Clinton is heading home to her native Illinois to campaign for Gov. Pat Quinn, the Chicago... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Quinn, Rauner Address Students at NextGen Conference

Quinn, Rauner Address Students at NextGen Conference

The candidates separately addressed what's billed as the first statewide convention for Watch »

Sep 27, 2014
Temporary Senator Roland Burris Looms Large in Corruption Trial for Chicago Man

Temporary Senator Roland Burris Looms Large in Corruption Trial...

An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate seat in 2008 has become an... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Diana Rauner Grants First Campaign Media Interview

Diana Rauner Grants First Campaign Media Interview

Diana Rauner has appeared in campaign ads and news conferences to help support Republican Bruce Rauner's... Watch »

Sep 26, 2014
This Week in Mudslinging: Rauner Plays the Harold Washington Card; Rahm Slams Lewis' Pitch to Legalize Pot

This Week in Mudslinging: Rauner Plays the Harold Washington Card; Rahm...

Still want to run for governor, Bruce? The successful private equity exec-turned-GOP political candidate is learning... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Opinion: Rauner Taps Horton in Campaign Strategy

Opinion: Rauner Taps Horton in Campaign Strategy

For a while, it looked like it was a new day in Illinois politics, at least from Bruce Rauner. Now, not so much. Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Opinion: Quinn vs. Rauner: Guess Who's Recruited Gloria Steinem?

Opinion: Quinn vs. Rauner: Guess Who's Recruited Gloria Steinem?

When I heard that famed feminist Gloria Steinem is coming to town to campaign for Pat Quinn, my inner... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
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