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Daily Dish: Monday's Political Headlines

Daily Dish: Monday's Political Headlines

NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern highlights Monday's local political stories. Watch »

3 hours ago
AG Adds ID Theft Prevention Tips to Shopping Guide

AG Adds ID Theft Prevention Tips to Shopping Guide

Annual guide historically has focused on the dangerous toys and household items that have been recalled in the past... Watch »

15 minutes ago
Will Quinn Accept His $136,000 Pension?

Will Quinn Accept His $136,000 Pension?

When Gov. Pat Quinn leaves office in January, he's eligible to receive a comfortable yearly pension of $136,000. The Read »

4 hours ago
Chicago Mayor Race: Fioretti and Garcia Are Officially in the Running

Chicago Mayor Race: Fioretti and Garcia Are Officially in the Running

Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti collected enough signatures to... Read »

4 hours ago
Obama To Visit Chicago, Tout Immigration Order

Obama To Visit Chicago, Tout Immigration Order

President Barack Obama will be returning to his hometown of Chicago to tout his executive action on immigration. Read »

5 hours ago
Madigan Wrangled Support for Rahm's Re-Election: Report

Madigan Wrangled Support for Rahm's Re-Election: Report

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, the Democratic Party's powerful and prickly gatekeeper, tends to keep... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Obama to Trumpet Executive Order in Chicago

Obama to Trumpet Executive Order in Chicago

President Obama will visit Chicago on Tuesday to rally goodwill for his executive order on immigration. Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Politicians React to President Obama's Immigration Plan

Politicians React to President Obama's Immigration Plan

President Barack Obama on Thursday announced executive action on immigration policy, offering temporary relief from... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Rauner Wants Hiring Freeze; Other Issues on Hold

Rauner Wants Hiring Freeze; Other Issues on Hold

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner called on Gov. Pat Quinn to freeze hiring in the final weeks of his term, saying Thursday he... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Rauner Calls For Hiring Freeze

Rauner Calls For Hiring Freeze

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner asked Gov. Pat Quinn to put a hiring freeze in place during his final weeks in office. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

McCarthy has told commanders to form "phone trees" with telephone numbers of key community leaders... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Widespread support for raising the minimum wage in Illinois has led state Democrats to propose an increase of $11... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

U.S. Representative and husband Bryan Bowlsbey named the girl Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Tom Cross Concedes Defeat in Illinois Treasurer Race

Tom Cross Concedes Defeat in Illinois Treasurer Race

Ending a bitter post-election stand-off, Republican Tom Cross has accepted defeat to Democrat Mike Frerichs in the... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
City Council Approves 2015 Chicago Budget

City Council Approves 2015 Chicago Budget

Chicago's City Council on Wednesday voted 46-4 to approve Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2015 Chicago budget that includes... Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Emanuel Drops First TV Spot of Re-Election Campaign

Emanuel Drops First TV Spot of Re-Election Campaign

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has dropped the first TV ad of his 2015 re-election campaign, along with a new slogan:... Read »

Nov 19, 2014

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