| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett is holding two events in Maryland today -- one tied directly to President Barack Obama's campaign for reelection and the other a policy forum at Morgan State University focused on African Americans.
| Feb 10, 2012
| 5:21 PM
– For days President Obama had been hammered by critics — including Cardinal-designate Edwin F. O'Brien of the Archdiocese of Baltimore — over a regulation in the healthcare law that required religiously affiliated hospitals, charities...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney will return to the Chicago area for the second time this summer to pitch the need to restore manufacturing jobs in Elk Grove Village and to raise campaign cash at two downtown fundraisers.
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:22 PM
More than a month after the Obama campaign said the president could not lead the Bud Billiken parade and picnic, event organizers and the White House said that Obama deputy assistant Michael Strautmanis would instead serve as grand marshal of Saturday's...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Thousands of people turned out today for the Bud Billiken Parade and Picnic, an annual celebration of youth and education to mark the upcoming school year.
On a beautiful summer day, the parade stepped off about 10 a.m. near Oakwood Boulevard and King...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:10 PM
President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago this afternoon and is spending the night at home before a schedule of fundraising events set for Sunday.
Air Force One landed at O'Hare a little after 2:15 p.m. and by about 2:35 p.m. the president was being...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 7:19 PM
President Barack Obama criticized the newly minted Republican team of Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan during a series of hometown fundraisers Sunday, accusing the pair of trying to sell an economic plan of "trickle-down fairy dust" that doesn't work....
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Barbara Bowman, chief of Chicago Public Schools'early childhood program and mother of White House adviser Valerie Jarrett, is stepping down from the district.
At the Chicago Board of Education's monthly meeting Wednesday, Bowman, 83, was read a...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Valerie Jarrett, a senior advisor to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season.
Jarrett stopped by Little...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 4:00 AM
It's been revealed that the Obama administration named its war against Libya -- Operation Odyssey Dawn -- after a little-known album by English progressive rock band Yes.
But what hasn't been revealed are the names of other album titles seriously...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Gays in the military. But her boss says it's part of a person's birth makeup. So Jarrett had to quickly change tunes....