About twenty Illinois residents have made the list of big campaign fundraisers for President Obama's re-election effort.The Obama campaign late last week released a list of about 250 people they're calling "volunteer fundraisers."
Glenn Carle's bosses asked him if he could go on a trip — one that would last somewhere between 30 and 60 days. His job? To interrogate a man suspected of being a top member of al-Qaida.It was 2002 and, in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 tragedy, the U.S. was heavily engaged in its "War on Terror."
Indiana state workers have had good cause to wonder about their economic future lately. After all, workers in neighboring Ohio, Illinois and Michigan have been scrambling to preserve jobs, bargaining rights and pay.
Nearly a century ago, progressive artists in Central and Eastern Europe demanded that true art revolutionize objects and habits of daily life. Their new ideas responded to innovative images of the industrial marketplace, nascent mass media and urban popular culture.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel suggested on Thursday he expects Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to sign legislation that would bring a casino to Chicago.Emanuel lobbied lawmakers to pass the monster gaming bill that would allow for five new casinos, including one in the city."