Stephanie King-Myers, president and chief operating officer of Bottle & Bottega, hosts events at her Lake View studio in Chicago. | Peter Holderness/Sun-Times Media
Bottle & Botega owner Stephanie King-Myers owns two corporate locations in Chicago and employs a staff of 15. They range from entry-level studio assistants paid slightly above minimum wage, to $15-an-hour studio managers. She’s anxious about the effect of an upcoming Chicago-only minimum wage hike.
HENDERSON, Nev. — President Barack Obama says he wants a Democrat in the White House in 2016 and is pledging to do everything possible to help that nominee succeed.
Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry died early Sunday morning. | AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
WASHINGTON — Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez speaks Saturday before the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, celebrating President Barack Obama's immigration order. | Alex Wroblewski/Sun-Times
An elated crowd gathered Saturday at a South Side high school named after a prominent Mexican president to celebrate President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform.
WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama remains in Las Vegas for the weekend.
Jennie Biggs (center), 47, a board member for Raise Your Hand and parent of three students enrolled in Chicago Public Schools, spoke during a press conference Thursday morning at the Thompson Center to call on the Illinois State Board of Education to suspend implementation of the PARCC test for the 2014-2015 school year. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media
A parent group delivered about 3,700 signatures on petitions against a new standardized test to the Illinois State Board of Education Friday, pleading for a year’s delay on the hours-long test they say isn’t ready and calling for a testing opt-out
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
I like to think the ghost of Monsignor Jack Egan is rattling around the rectory of Holy Name Cathedral, where Chicago’s new archbishop, Blase Cupich, now resides. If memory serves, Jack’s former small sitting room and bedroom would be just down the hall from where the new leader of Chicago Catholics bunks.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel Friday for closing 50 schools and portrayed the incumbent as a big-money “Washington insider” who lacks the “temperament” to “listen and engage” everyday Chicagoans.
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