For many the death of Osama Bin Laden produced a sense of patriotism they hadn’t felt since the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. There is no doubt that 9/11 has become part of America's collective memory.
On Monday, Mayor Richard M. Daley hosted an open house at city hall. It was one last time for residents to praise or grumble about the Mayor’s tenure. After all, citizens have taken issue with items ranging from parking to education to violence.
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.