President Obama chose "On Air with Ryan Seacrest" to launch an impassioned defense of his choice in denim wear Friday morning.
A “snow escrow” salted away in anticipation of a brutal winter will allow Chicago to absorb $33.2 million in snow removal spending--$12.9 million over budget--without raising taxes, a top mayoral aide said Friday.
This gem came while addressing high school students in Miami, Fla.
Students from David Axelrod’s Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago might be considered 1 percenters among the politically impassioned. A willingness to partake in civil discourse despite their wide spectrum of opinions in an otherwise raucous political landscape proves millennials may be forming opinions more critically than ever before
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner part ways following a St. Patrick's Day luncheon on Capitol Hill. | AP Photo
St. Patrick’s Day came to the White House a few days early this year. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny kicked off the holiday at events across Washington Friday, including a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House.
The high-speed chase by Calumet Park police that ended in Chicago and killed a 42-year-old Chicago Police officer on his way home from work in a high-crime district is the latest in a string of police pursuits that have ended in tragedy.
Here's a look back at the major events from the week, including President Barack Obama's appearance on Funny Or Die and working to negotiate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has contributed the maximum total amount of $52,500 to the re-election effort of county board Commissioner Edwin Reyes (D-Chicago), according to state campaign-finance records.
State Rep. Keith Farnham (D-Elgin), right, answers questions about ethics reform in government during an ethics reform townhall meeting alongside Sen. Michael Noland in 2009 in Carpentersville. File Photo by David Tran | FOR THE COURIER NEWS
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.
U.S Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) is helping the re-election campaign of state Rep. Maria Antonia "Toni" Berrios (D-Chicago) with a robocall in which he says Berrios is opposed by "those who want to silence Latino voices."
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