| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will travel to Washington, D.C., Friday to meet at the White House with Vice President Joe Biden about efforts to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, the governor's office...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Legislative leaders pledged bipartisan cooperation and quick action Friday at the first meeting of their new task force on changing state laws and policies on gun control, school security and mental health in response to the Dec. 14 school massacre in...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning.
Biden, a native...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Karen L. Sitnick's job is jobs — helping people find them.
As director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development in Baltimore, she oversees an effort that isn't simple, even in the best of times, as residents struggle to overcome education...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks.
The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry.
Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Chicago voters might not have to weigh in on a new City Council ward map this year after a national expert on Monday blessed a compromise plan put forth by dueling groups of aldermen.
But council members plan to press forward with more public hearings...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 3:52 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will speak at the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors next week in Washington, D.C.
Emanuel will give a talk Friday on education, with a focus on the importance of City Colleges of Chicago, according to spokeswoman Jennifer...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 11:11 AM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa -- a one-time student organizer, union leader and now one of the nation's most prominent Latino politicians -- stepped into his role Wednesday as the face of a Democratic Party convention that is being pitched as the...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Orlando officials touted the city’s Amway Center at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors this morning. The USCM’s annual meeting kicked off today at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal in Orlando. A committee session of the Mayors...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Just how much more will Americans pay, by congressional district, if Congress allows the current tax cuts on individuals and businesses to expire at the end of the year, and new tax hikes associated with health care reform to kick in? This worst-case...