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President Barack Obama walks alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel upon Obama's arrival on Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Ill., on May 29, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ill. Legislators Advance Plan To Devote $100M For Obama Presidential Library

Even though Chicago is where Barack Obama got his start in politics, first lady Michelle Obama grew up and the Obamas still call their hometown, state and local officials aren’t taking for granted that the Windy City will land the president’s official library.

04/18/2014

Vice President Joe Biden attends the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton on Feb. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden: $787B Stimulus Most Successful Economic Recovery Program Since Roosevelt’s New Deal

Insisting the five-year-old federal stimulus package staved off a U.S. depression, Vice President Joe Biden toured the mucky site of a future Mississippi River harbor near an Illinois steel town and pressed for continued infrastructure spending he says has helped define the nation.

02/20/2014

A woman reads the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Facing Monstrous Obamacare Backlog As Thousands Of Applications Are Transferred

In a matter of days, state workers processing Medicaid applications for Illinois residents who signed up under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face a monstrous backlog as thousands of applications stuck in the once-crippled federal enrollment system are transferred.

01/17/2014

Eliot Ness is credited with bringing down notorious gangster Al Capone. (Getty Images)

Senators Want To Honor Crime Fighter Eliot Ness

Measure would name ATF headquarters the Eliot Ness Building

01/11/2014

Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette is resigning after the furor over an editorial that supported some gun regulations. (Getty Images)

Guns & Ammo Editor Resigns After Publishing Editorial Supporting Gun Control

Guns & Ammo editor Jim Bequette is resigning after the furor over an editorial that supported some gun regulations.

11/08/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service for former Speaker of the House Tom Foley in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Praises Passage Of Gay Marriage In Illinois

President Barack Obama is praising the passage of same-sex marriage legislation in his home state of Illinois.

11/05/2013

Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Private Lobbyists Receive Public Pensions In 20 States

Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards.

08/25/2013

President Barack Obama is applauded after signing the Affordable Health Care for America Act during a ceremony with fellow Democrats in the East Room of the White House on March 23, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Illinois Offering $9-An-Hour Jobs To Have Workers Sign People Up For ‘Obamacare’

Working on a tight timeframe, Illinois is building an 800-person army of temporary workers to help people sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

08/21/2013

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Obama: ‘We’ve Been Able To Clear Away The Rubble From The Financial Crisis’

President Barack Obama is accusing Washington of taking “its eye off the ball” and getting distracted from the economy.

07/24/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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