| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Four years ago, recently departed White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel chose the crowded gymnasium of a North Side elementary school to formally kick off what he'd been building up to for weeks: a run for mayor of Chicago.
The venue, John C....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Often criticized for perpetuating a city of haves and have-nots, Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back Saturday with his own tale of two cities — the old Chicago and new Chicago — as he kicked off his campaign for a second term.
Though he stuck with...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Aiming to present a united front among the city’s Latino political heavy hitters, Rahm Emanuel rolled out the endorsement of a former foe who once suggested the mayor’s North Shore upbringing didn’t make him well-suited to run Chicago....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:24 PM
If you who haven’t been keeping up with Chicago’s mayoral race, I can’t say I blame you. It’s Hanukmastime, it’s been crazy warm (read: not arctic) and a fancy new ice skating park just opened downtown. And then there are...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:12 PM
Chicago mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia surrounded himself with community activists, business executives and union officials at a Thursday campaign event billed as a show of support from "prominent Latino civic leaders."
Among the list of 147...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Two House Democrats from Illinois, Dan Lipinski of Western Springs and Cheri Bustos of East Moline, joined all the House Republicans from the state in voting Friday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The bill passed 266-153,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:36 PM
Congress has spoken.
Twelve members of the House of Representative Judiciary Committed issued a demand in a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, strongly requesting that the league exercise transparency regarding the Ray Rice domestic violence...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 2:28 PM
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Hell on Wheels Recently renewed for a...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:03 PM
With a border crisis swirling and a fight with Congress brewing, a group of leading immigration activists expected that a last-minute huddle with top officials at the White House in June would bring more bad news.
But instead of a confrontation, they...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A crowd gathered Saturday at a Chicago high school named for a Mexican president to rejoice in President Barack Obama's executive action to issue a reprieve for people living in the United States illegally whose children were born here — a...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The Sunday morning lineup of guests:
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.; Alberto Gonzales, former...