The momentum behind immigration reform could bring a long-sought benefit for Poles in the Chicago area: an exemption from travel visas for Polish tourists to the U.S. But a new federal report highlighting problems with visa enforcement could hamper those efforts.
Project Shield was intended to be a sophisticated system of video cameras in squad cars and key spots around the suburbs. It was to help with homeland security - transmitting live footage to police during emergency situations.
U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois said she'll vote for Nancy Pelosi to be the Democratic House Minority Leader.Schakowsky said she thinks Pelosi has been one of the most effective speakers in the history of Congress.
The list of Chicago mayoral hopefuls is a little shorter today. U.S. Representative Mike Quigley says he will not run.Quigley says the idea of running for mayor is very tempting. He says, "As the mayor said, it's one of the great jobs in the world.