| Jun 18, 2012
With the Willis Tower visible in the distance against a backdrop of clear blue sky, President Barack Obama set off for Mexico on Sunday aboard Air Force One at the conclusion of a weekend spent in his hometown with family and friends.
| Jun 2, 2012
President Barack Obama delighted in the prospect of sleeping in his own bed Friday night, after his Kenwood neighborhood was securely tucked in by the police and Secret Service.
Obama arrived in Chicago about 4:30 p.m. for three campaign fundraisers,...
| Jun 15, 2012
President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters arrive Friday in Chicago for a weekend at their home in the Kenwood neighborhood, most likely celebrating a wedding and certainly markingFather's Day, if only briefly.
The trip is their first to the...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Just days after Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney came to Chicago to collect millions of dollars at two fundraisers, President Barack Obama returns to his hometown this weekend to hold five fundraising events tied to his birthday.
| Jun 20, 2012
— First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago on Tuesday for two campaign fundraisers, one with actress Jane Lynch from television's"Glee."
The lunch with the first lady and Lynch, a native of Dolton, will be held at 11 a.m. at Fulton's on the...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson headlined a campaign fundraiser for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and today he returned the favor by joining the Chicago singer in opening a South Side Weight Watchers center that bears her name.
Emanuel appeared onstage with...
| Jul 27, 2012
There's a high price to wish President Barack Obama a belated happy birthday in his Chicago home: $40,000.
Obama, who turns 51 on Aug. 4, will be celebrated with three "birthday" fundraisers in Chicago on Aug. 12, including one in his Kenwood home and...
| May 31, 2012
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, who recently lamented that he couldn't sleep in his own bed during the NATO summit in Chicago, will have the chance Friday when he returns for three fundraisers.
The first event is a 5 p.m. reception at the...
| Jun 16, 2012
President Barack Obama and his family landed atO'Hare International Airport on Friday and were quickly whisked off to their South Side home aboard the Marine One helicopter.
It was the first time all four — the president, his wife, Michelle, and...
| Jun 17, 2012
President Barack Obama, his wife, Michelle, and their daughters Malia and Sasha spent their first Saturday in Chicago together in two years attending the wedding of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett's daughter.
Walking from their home in the...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"It really begs the question, 'What's the speaker up to?' And is he really serious about pension reform?" said (Illinois House Republican leader Tom) Cross, of Oswego....Tribune, today Sneed is told President Barack Obama wanted to spend a little time.......