Republican Mark Kirk has captured the Senate seat once held by the president, dealing an embarrassing blow to Democrats.Kirk defeated Illinois Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias in one of the nation's ugliest and most closely watched Senate races. Giannoulias faced attacks over
President Barack Obama heads home to Chicago Saturday to rally Democratic voters ahead of next Tuesday's elections.The president has been appearing in campaign ads for U.S. Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias, and he recorded robo-calls encouraging Democrats to vote.
Last Friday, President‚ Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize - since then a virtual hailstorm of criticism has descended on the President. Worldview interviewed a number of different political commentators, to get their take on the President's prize.
WBEZ has been receiving calls this week from Bentonville, Arkansas. They started Monday, when we reported some comments by a Wal-Mart executive invited to speak about health-care reform at a Latino civil-rights convention in Chicago. That executive, Dr.
From contributor Eddie Lakin
As a husband and father of two young children, maintaining my health insurance during my unemployment is a high priority. My wife works part time and so isn't eligible for her employer's group plan.