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Emanuel Calls Special Meeting for Minimum Wage Vote

Emanuel Calls Special Meeting for Minimum Wage Vote

Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't plan to wait and see if the state of Illinois passes a minimum wage hike. Read »

Nov 28, 2014
IDOT to Change

IDOT to Change "5 Minutes to Jane Byrne" Sign

Drivers approaching a notorious Chicago bottleneck now face a possibly jarring digital sign. Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Activists Criticize Emanuel's First Campaign Ad

Activists Criticize Emanuel's First Campaign Ad

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first TV ad of his 2015 re-election campaign is under fire as a coalition of community groups... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
The United States of Heckling: Obama Schools Protesters on Immigration, Everything Else

The United States of Heckling: Obama Schools Protesters on Immigration,...

When protesters heckled President Obama during his Tuesday immigration speech in Chicago, POTUS responded by... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Quinn Funds Illinois Food Banks with $4.5 Million Investment

Quinn Funds Illinois Food Banks with $4.5 Million Investment

Gov. Pat Quinn announced the money Wednesday. His office says the food banks help nearly 2 million people. Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Bruce and Diana Rauner Tour Crumbling Governor's Mansion

Bruce and Diana Rauner Tour Crumbling Governor's Mansion

The Civil War-era Executive Mansion, aka the Illinois governor's digs, is due for an upgrade—especially since the... Read »

Nov 26, 2014
Obama Addresses Violence in Ferguson During Chicago Speech

Obama Addresses Violence in Ferguson During Chicago Speech

President Barack Obama once again addressed a grand jury’s decision to not indict the Ferguson police officer who... Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
Obama Addresses Hecklers in Chicago

Obama Addresses Hecklers in Chicago

President Barack Obama took on a group of hecklers during his speech on immigration in Chicago Tuesday. Watch »

Nov 25, 2014
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Obama Has "No Sympathy" for Violent Ferguson Protesters

President Barack Obama once again addressed a grand jury’s decision to not indict the Ferguson police officer who... Watch »

Nov 26, 2014
Powerful Aldermen to Run Unopposed in 2015 Elections

Powerful Aldermen to Run Unopposed in 2015 Elections

A small but powerful group of aldermen will run unopposed in February's municipal election, and their names should... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Rauner on Illinois Pensions: 'Don't Change History'

Rauner on Illinois Pensions: 'Don't Change History'

Gov.-Elect Bruce Rauner changed his tune to defend retired state employee's pensions on Monday, remarking that it's... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Chicago Mayor Race: 10 File Petitions

Chicago Mayor Race: 10 File Petitions

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

Nov 24, 2014
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 »

Nov 24, 2014
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 »

Nov 24, 2014
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 »

Nov 25, 2014
Obama Speaks on Immigration in Chicago

Obama Speaks on Immigration in Chicago

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

Nov 25, 2014
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

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