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President Barack Obama spoke at a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago on Wednesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Dem-Control Of House Would Solve Obstacles

Returning to the town that launched his political career, President Barack Obama gave a boost Wednesday to Democrats chasing control of the House, telling donors he’s still seeking compromise with Republicans — but if that fails, it’s up to Democrats to finish the job.

05/29/2013

President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Joining Nancy Pelosi And Rahm Emanuel For Dem Fundraiser In Chicago

President Barack Obama is flying home to Chicago to give a boost to Democrats hoping to take back the House in 2014.

05/29/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Bypasses Congress With Public Economic Pitch

Weeks before President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, White House aides were locking down a plan for the sales pitch that would follow during three days of travel focused on his main themes.

02/16/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Israel's prime minister is accusing the international community of being too soft toward the Palestinians. (Photo by GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)

Netanyahu To Obama: I Won’t Interfere In Election On Romney’s Behalf

Chicago mayor and former Obama campaign advisor Rahm Emanuel met with Ehud Barak, Israeli Defense Minister on Thursday. During the meeting, Barak relayed a message to Emanuel, intended for the president himself – that Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not attempt to intercede in the upcoming elections on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

09/21/2012

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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