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President Obama votes at the Matin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Monday morning. | Brian Slodysko / Sun-Times

Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

President Barack Obama has cast his vote early  on the South Side for the 2014 midterm elections.

Obama guidance, press schedule Oct. 20, 2014. In Chicago all day

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is spending a rare unscheduled day in Chicago on Monday, with the only event on his public sked a $10,000-a-person fundraiser this evening to benefit the Democratic National Committee at the home of Barbara Goodman Manilow.

From left, first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, former President Bill Clinton, and Secretary of State nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton attend the inaugural prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington in 2009. (AP File Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Quinn, Rauner early vote push: Obama, Biden, Clinton in for gov

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton all hit the Chicago area in the coming days to turn out the Democratic base vote for Gov. Pat Quinn, as early voting starts Monday in Illinois.

Sen. Kirk calls for Ebola nations travel ban

WASHINGTON--Sen. Mark Kirk R-Ill, on Friday called on the U.S. to ban entry to travelers from three Ebola-stricken African nations - Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Obama guidance, schedule, Oct. 17, 2014. Consumer finance, ISIL

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Friday delivers a speech at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created under his administration and later lunches with Vice President Joe Biden and meets with National Security Council advisors to discuss combatting ISIL.

Foster outraising Senger in Illinois 11

WASHINGTON--Rep. Bill Foster D-Ill., has an overwhelming campaign cash advantage over GOP challenger, state Rep. Darlene Senger in the race for the west suburban 11th congressional district seat.

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., in a 2013 file photo. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Brian O'Mahoney)

Schneider raises more, spends more than Dold in Illinois 10

WASHINGTON--Rep. Brad Schneider D-Ill., has raised more and spent more as of Sept. 30 in his battle against former Rep.

Former President Bill Clinton joins Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, left, U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, right, and Gov. Pat Quinn at a campaign rally in 2010. (AP File Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Bill Clinton hits Chicago for Gov. Quinn on Tuesday

Former President Bill Clinton is in Chicago on Tuesday to headline an event to bolster the re-election of Gov. Pat Quinn.