At 1:15 p.m., Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says there will be an announcement about "a new high-quality education opportunity" for Chicago Public Schools students.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner shakes hands at an Illinois Education Association Representative Assembly at the Chicago Hilton earlier this month. File Photo. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times
MOLINE — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner isn't attending a Republican dinner in Moline because he says he disagrees with past statements of a pastor asked to speak at the event.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster D-Ill. heads to Winnetka on May 4 for a fundraiser hosted by the New Trier Democratic Organization at the home of Flip and Margaret Corboy.
First lady Michelle Obama answers questions during the White House's annual "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day." | AP Photo
WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees has taken a somber turn.
Earlier this month I attended the Clean Energy Trust’s Clean Energy Challenge, where teams of entrepreneurial students pitched a series of ideas that could set the world on a better path by using the free market to attack serious problems looming
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is calling on Gov. Pat Quinn to release documents related to a federal complaint alleging improper hiring in the Illinois Department of Transportation.
WASHINGTON — Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton hits Chicago on May 5 to headline a fundraiser to benefit the Illinois Republican Party.
Well, now we know how Secretary of State John Kerry feels about his dog — or as Ben's known on Twitter, @DiploMutt.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama returns to Chicago on May 22 to headline big money fund-raisers to benefit the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Sen. Dick Durbin's re-election warchest.
Ex-Ald. Stone 'scared' after opening letter with white powderFormer Ald. Bernie Stone testified Thursday that he was scared he’d been poisoned by anthrax when he opened a threatening letter sent to his ward office that was packed with white powder.
It’s not news that Chicago has a gun problem. But that doesn’t make it any more palatable for Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, a firm believer in systems management and improved gun laws as he works to reduce crime in the city.
Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), who represents Illinois's 18th congressional district, may have the most exciting Instagram account out of any congressman.
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