"Uh, governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," he said to Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Long before sunrise, Sharon Dawn Middleton gets out of bed to pile on layers of clothing for her commute to O’Hare Airport from her Northwest Side home. For three years Middleton has played at O’Hare. “I don’t get rich but it sure helps out,” she said of being a street musician. “I’m happy anytime anyone gives me anything, even a penny.”
Days after she called into C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to scold her sons, Brad and Dallas Woodhouse, Joyce Woodhouse has now gotten on Twitter.
Sneed hears that Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is choosing to use an out-of-state company to ramrod his inaugural festivities next month.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel argued that he had no choice but to raise employee contributions by 29 percent and sharply reduce cost-of-living benefits. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he’s hopeful his plan to save the Municipal Employees pension fund will survive a legal challenge where the state’s plan couldn’t and said city retirees will be far better off if he’s right.
Democratic Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey accepted a plea last week on a misdemeanor count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. | AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia state lawmaker who is working as a legislator and lawyer by day and returning to a jail cell at night said Thursday he is resigning but plans to run in a special election for his seat.
WASHINGTON — The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out by a "sophisticated actor" with "malicious intent," but declines to blame North Korea.
WASHINGTON — Jeb Bush is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays.
It’s a bit unusual for a Chicago mayor with plummeting poll numbers in the middle of a re-election campaign to go off on an exotic vacation to a place as far away as Chile.
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.
House Speaker John Boehner, D-Ohio, has released his holiday poem, and took aim at President Barack Obama's executive orders.
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