One of the largest hospitality unions in the nation will protest President Barack Obama’s commerce secretary nominee on Thursday, the first day of her confirmation hearings.
A majority of Chicago voters think Mayor Rahm Emanuel has failed at restarting Chicago’s economy, according to a recent WGN-TV/Chicago Tribune poll.
The son of controversial Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan is a part-time police officer in Harvey, Ill. However, he has not worked a shift in more than four years, reports the Chicago Sun-Times.
CHICAGO — Most Chicago politicians wait until after they’re elected to catch a felony charge, so in a sense, GOP congressional candidate Paul McKinley has a leg up on the competition.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may outsource the lease of the city’s Midway International Airport, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Several of the nation’s most imperiled pension funds have cut off investments to profitable weapons manufacturers in the midst of the controversial gun control debate.
Cook County, Ill., is expected to pass a new $25 tax on every gun purchase Friday as part of the Chicago area’s efforts to maintain its strong gun-control stance.
The FBI is investigating Chicago Democrat Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. for misusing campaign funds “to decorate his home,” the Chicago Sun-Times has reported.
As the Chicago Teacher Union’s strike enters its second week, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel has launched a suit to end the strike and return students to the classroom.
As the Chicago Teachers Union strike enters its fourth day, President Obama finds himself stuck in the middle of the unfolding contract battle between the city and the labor union.