As President Obama gears up for a Thursday speech before Congress about his jobs agenda, a civil rights leader in his hometown is urging him to focus on proposing massive investment in construction projects.With official unemployment hovering above 9 percent, the president is expected to propose tra
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to throw another wrench into a key immigration-enforcement program of President Obama’s administration, saying it ensnares too many people and erodes trust in local police.
The Republican National Committee is criticizing President Barack Obama for attending a fundraiser in Chicago Wednesday night.Illinois GOP Chairman Pat Brady says the President should instead focus on job creation.
A visitor from the U.S. in Havana will, eventually and undoubtedly, be asked, “What’s going on with your president?”The debt ceiling chaos overtaking Washington right now isn’t what baffles the Cubans.
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."