| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
When he arrives late Monday afternoon, President Obama will attend two industry heavy fundraisers at the Beverly Hills homes of basketball great Magic Johnson and media mogul Haim Saban.
Both events will be to raise money for the House Senate Victory...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure from their right wing, Republicans are in the midst of a risky fight with President Barack Obama they know they will lose, little more than a year before an election that history says they should win.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:01 AM
"After the Verdict," a special report on the George Zimmerman trial, will be presented at 9 p.m. Sunday on WESH-Channel 2. Reaction to the Zimmerman verdict was closely followed Saturday night on local stations and national news channels.
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The worldwide terror alert will be discussed on the Sunday morning chat programs. Here's the guest list:
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R.C., talks to CNN's "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon. Another guest will be football referee Sarah Thomas, a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama did not appear to immediately change many minds in one crucial voting bloc that watched his national address Tuesday on Syria: Congress.
Lawmakers on both the left and right remained largely dug into their positions, or...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- Could U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, be convinced to support an immigration package similar to what passed the U.S. Senate last week? One top Democrat seems to think so. A memo sent Friday by U.S. Rep. Steve Israel -- a New Yorker...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - A broad five-year farm bill went down to a surprise defeat in the House on June 20 when Republican conservatives revolted against the legislation, arguing that it would cost too much, while Democrats defected, saying it would not spend enough...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
President Barack Obama is back in Chicago tonight for a pair of fundraisers as Democrats try to capture the House and defend the Senate next year. During his 15-minute remarks at the Hilton, Obama said he's willing to work with Republicans, but said he...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:19 AM
President Barack Obama came home to Chicago on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates as part of his party's push to take back control of the House and preserve Democrats' majority in the Senate next year.
While potentially a...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:01 PM
The White House this afternoon confirmed that President Barack Obama will fly to Chicago for Democratic fundraisers Wednesday.
The Tribune reported this month that the president and two other Democratic leaders will visit Chicago to attend two...