CHICAGO — White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he'll return to Chicago after the 2012 election.Daley tells WMAQ-TV in Chicago he has committed to stay with President Barack Obama in Washington "through his re-election" and "then my wife and I will be back in Chicago."
A new White House report puts Chicago inmates at the top of a national list for drug abuse. The report states that 83 percent of males arrested in Cook County last year tested positive for at least one substance. The Office of National Drug Control Policy analyzed 10 major cities for the study.
Scratch Mike Huckabee's name from the list of potential Republican presidential nominees seeking to challenge President Obama.The former Arkansas governor and present-day Fox News Channel host said on his show on that cable outlet that he won't compete for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination.Huckab
Reports of the death of compromise in Washington are greatly exaggerated.That's one important message from the 11th-hour agreement that averted a partial shutdown of the federal government Friday night."No compromise" has been the rallying cry of the Tea Party movement.
President Obama's Monday night speech on Libya was probably as striking for what he didn't say as much as what he did say.For instance, he didn't offer details for how much longer the U.S. military will be actively involved in the effort.It's not hard to see why he'd avoid that one.