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Rep. Foster to hold fundraiser in Winnetka

WASHINGTON — Rep. Bill Foster D-Ill. heads to Winnetka on May 4 for a fundraiser hosted by the New Trier Democratic Organization at the home of Flip and Margaret Corboy.

Chicago hosts White House working families conference on Monday

WASHINGTON--The White House hosts a conference on working families in Chicago on Monday, featuring a cast of Chicagoans-- White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett; First Lady Chief of Staff Tina Tchen, in her role as White House Council on Women and Girls Executive Director, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Dick Durbin D-Ill. and Rep. Jan Schakowsky D-Ill.

Quinn, Axelrod, Ricketts on MSNBC "Morning Joe" at Wrigley Field

WASHINGTON--Mixing politics with baseball, MSNBC's "Morning Joe"  and "Way to Early" on Wednesday do live shows from Wrigley Field, taking a look at the Illinois political scene, with guests including Gov. Pat Quinn, Democratic strategist David Axelrod, Ernie "Mr. Cubs" Banks and in a triple play, Cubs owners Laura, Tom and Todd Ricketts. 

Rep. Robin Kelly fundraisers: Planning first golf outing

WASHINGTON--Rep. Robin Kelly D-Ill. is raising political money on Tuesday with a "young professionals" event in Chicago and she is hosting her first golf outing fundraiser on June 30 at the Olympia Fields Country Club.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President and Chief Operating Officer of Motorola Mobility Rick Osterloh attend the opening day event for Motorola Mobility headquarters at Chicago's Merchandise Mart Tuesday. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Motorola Mobility)

Rahm, in a switch, opens door to 2016 Democratic convention

WASHINGTON—Mayor Rahm Emanuel opened the door on Tuesday for the city to bid for the 2016 Democratic convention, a switch from February, when City Hall was not interested.