WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama tapped one of his major 2012 fundraisers, Chicago attorney Andrew Schapiro, to be the next ambassasdor to the Czech Republic.
WASHINGTON--About half of millenials--folks between the ages of 18 and 33--are not identifying with political parties, almost a third are not affiliated with a religion and no surprise, heavily use social media to build personal and professional networks. Those are among the findings of a new national survey, "Millenials in Adulthood" by the Pew Research Center.
WASHINGTON--The Conservatic Political Action Conference--CPAC--continues through Friday with potential 2016 presidential hopefuls and other Republicans speaking to the group, meeting at a hotel in the D.C. suburbs. Here's a rundown on the Friday top speakers:
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle head to Miami on Friday and if all goes as planned, will spend the weekend at a resort on the Florida Keys. On Friday, the First Couple talk to students at Coral Reef High School about the importance of getting an education.
Over recent years, I’ve grown increasingly dismayed by the crude, rude, and downright nasty tone that has invaded not only political dialogue, but also our business and personal interactions.
Natasha Korecki is joined by Fran Spielman, Chicago Reader's Mick Dumke and Fox 32's Mike Flannery to discuss Rahm Emanuel's re-election chances and the possibility of a Preckwinkle run.
State Sen. Bill Brady (right) and his Senate colleague Kirk Dillard (left) sparred at the GOP gubernatorial debate Thursday night at Benedictine University in Lisle. Between them is Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford. The fourth GOP candidate, Bruce Rauner, did not participate in the debate. | Jon Cunningham/For Sun-Times Media
State Sens. Kirk Dillard and Bill Brady traded jabs Thursday night at a GOP primary debate that dredged up touchy feelings about dogs and cats and old TV commercials.
SPRINGFIELD-Fearing "devastating" program cuts, a key Senate Democrat who heads one of her chamber's budget-writing committees called Thursday for a vote this spring to extend Illinois' lapsing, temporary income tax hike.
The four Republican lieutenant governor candidates — Maria Rodriguez, Steve Kim, Jil Tracy and Evelyn Sanguinetti — meet on Chicago Tonight on WTTW-Channel 11. Photo courtesy WTTW-TV.
The running mates to four Illinois GOP gubernatorial candidates met for the first time — and likely last — Thursday night to make their best pitch for an office that’s often forgotten, apparently even by them. The position of lieutenant governor is so under-the-radar that one of the contenders — state Rep. Jil Tracy of Quincy — had even once voted to eliminate the office.
Barack Obama met a Barack Obama impersonator at the White House. You'd expect hijinks to ensue. It did not.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, former White House advisor David Axelrod, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pause for a selfie affter a forum at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.
You saw it coming: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed pause for a selfie after a forum at the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. OK, the "selfie" was actually taken by one of the University of Chicago students in the foreground.
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