President Barack Obama is defending nuclear power as an important source of energy in the U.S., even as new questions are raised about its safety following radiation leaks from an earthquake and tsunami-damaged nuclear plant in Japan. In an interview with Pittsburgh television station KDKA, Oba
A couple of candidates for Chicago mayor are protesting Rahm Emanuel's decision to use footage of President Obama in a recent television ad.The ad is called "leadership" and it features sound and video from President Obama's speech when Emanuel left his job as chief of staff in the White H
In what is admittedly not the most useful polling result ever, CNN/Opinion Research reported Tuesday that about half a group it polled was split on whether President Obama would be re-elected.According to the survey, 51 percent said Obama wouldn't be re-elected while 46 percent said he would.
Illinois Republicans are reacting to President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address. Congressman Peter Roskam represents Chicago's western suburbs. He said the president is supporting spending levels that are too high.