Mayor Rahm Emanuel
A South Side neighborhood in Chicago is getting long-sought federal protection from President Barack Obama, whose visit on Thursday could also provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she should have worded her “dead broke” comment a little better during a public discussion with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday to promote her new book “Hard Choices.”
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is joining a super political action committee that’s laying the groundwork for Hillary Clinton’s potential 2016 presidential bid.
The top Republican in the Illinois House criticized on Monday majority Democrats’ plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure Barack Obama’s presidential library to Chicago.
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.
Speaking with a Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday, President Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor lauded Martin Luther King’s famous, “I have a dream” phrase, while comparing it to what he believes will be the summation of the current Obama presidency: “I have a drone.”
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is hitting the campaign trail for his friend and former boss, President Barack Obama.