Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference. | AP Photo
Texas Gov. Rick Perry mocked Democratic governors for leading their states to higher taxes and fewer jobs on the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which brings thousands of activists to suburban Washington each year to put their stamp on the Republican Party.
While paying tribute to Aretha Franklin Thursday night at a "Women of Soul" event at the White House, President Obama came so close to nailing the chorus of her signature song.
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Rand Paul’s biggest political decision is approaching: whether to run for president in 2016 or focus solely on re-election to his U.S. Senate seat. A Republican lawmaker from his home state wants to free him from the potential dilemma by letting him run for both.
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.
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.
Last year, opposition from Mayor Rahm Emanuel derailed a San Francisco-style environmental crackdown that would have prohibited Chicago retailers with more than 5,000 square feet of floor space from putting their merchandise in plastic bags. Now, the sponsor of that ordinance is making it even tougher—by including small retailers—and claiming he has the votes to approve the ban-the-bag ordinance, no matter what the mayor says.
Children participating in the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington last year. The White House says the Easter Egg Roll will be held on Monday, April 21. Dating to 1878 and attended by tens of thousands of children and parents, (AP File Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
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.
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