Rahm Emanuel won’t be the first Chicago mayor with connections to the White House. Richard M. Daley is a political ally of both Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. Daley's was a good friend of John F. Kennedy’s. And Richard J. Daley also had close ties with Lyndon Johnson.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, said he wants to continue sending financial aid to Pakistan. His comments come a week after U.S. troops raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, killing Osama bin Laden.Durbin said the U.S.
The first of this month marked "May Day". Many only know May 1st as a Soviet celebration with a procession of tanks, missiles, and soldiers. But as many Chicagoans know, the day’s historic significance has to do with labor.
President Barack Obama visited Indiana on Friday to talk about his plan to improve the American economy. The President was welcomed by supporters and by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels. Some might see that as just a courtesy between political leaders.
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels recently announced his intent to sign House Bill 1210. The bill would cut federal funding to any health services clinic providing abortions. The biggest target of the bill is Planned Parenthood of Indiana.