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Reports: Obama's Presidential Library Will Be In Chicago | Marina Fang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

CHICAGO -- The Obama presidential library will be located on the South Side of Chicago, according to reports from CBS Chicago and NBC News. The offici...

The Obamas Are Seriously Considering Moving To New York City

BuzzFeed | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

Barack and Michelle Obama are seriously considering moving to New York after his presidency, and building the Obama Library at the city’s Columbia U...

Chicago Won't Have A Barack Obama High After All

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Chicago has dropped plans to name an already controversial new high school after President Barack Obama. The Chicago Board of Education decided th...

Diner Offers Obama Egg White Omelette, But He Orders Real Breakfast Instead

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

Before Barack Obama departed Chicago on Friday morning, the president stopped by one of his old hometown favorites for breakfast. Obama hit up Valo...

Christina Wilkie

Obama Gets Personal In Proposing Gun Safety Strategy | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a broad and moving speech Friday, President Barack Obama described gun violence as only one part of a web of economic and social chal...

Obama Wrapping Up Tour In Hometown

Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama was wrapping up his post-State of the Union tour by talking about...

Still Waiting for a Comprehensive Discussion of Urban Gun Violence

Cathy Cohen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Cathy Cohen

While we mourn Hadiya and all the young people in Chicago who are the victims of gun violence, the Black Youth Project is still waiting for the president to comprehensively address gun violence in the city.

Obama Gets No Special Treatment Before Voting

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama returned to his home city of Chicago on Thursday, taking a brief break from campaigning to vote early. Obama handed over his...

Obama Team Says President Will Not Lead Bud Billiken Parade

Posted 06.28.2012 | Chicago

Organizers of the annual Bud Billiken Parade on Chicago's South Side insisted Wednesday that President Barack Obama had been confirmed as the grand ma...

Michelle Obama Plans Chicago NATO Tour

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

The First Lady will showcase the Second City to the spouses of visiting dignitaries during the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 20. Michelle Obama has...

Obama Joins GOP Candidates In Illinois As Primary Nears

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

President Barack Obama is embarking on a concentrated one-day fundraising trip, with a stop in his hometown of Chicago and another in Atlanta for a bi...

WATCH: Obama Explains Political Ideology In 2000

Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

In 2000, Barack Obama, then a state senator, sat down with his two Democratic opponents in a race for the 1st Congressional District in Illinois and d...

President Obama Chicago-Bound

Posted 12.29.2011 | Chicago

President Barack Obama is expected to return to his hometown of Chicago on Jan. 11 for a series of fundraisers to support his re-election effort, his ...

Rahm Vs. Romney: Candidate Issues Anti-Obama Jobs Video, Mayor Hits Back

Posted 10.04.2011 | Chicago

On the eve of President Obama's 50th birthday, he was in his home town of Chicago, taking a respite from political battles at a fundraiser with some o...

PHOTOS: Inside President Obama's Chicago Birthday Bash

Posted 10.04.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Trying to make up for lost time, President Barack Obama plunged back into his re-election campaign Wednesday, urging supporters not t...

Obama Hits Chicago Tonight For Birthday Fundraiser Bash

Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago

With the debt limit deal complete, even as it has been vigorously criticized by both sides of the political spectrum, President Barack Obama is due to...

PHOTOS: President Obama's Favorite Chicago Spots

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 09.15.2011 | Chicago

As President Obama prepares for his 50th birthday bash in Chicago, some are hoping to catch a glimpse of him without coughing up serious cash. Bec...

Mitt Romney In Chicago: Sends Obama HQ Leftover Pizza, Says Illinois Is 'In Play' In 2012

Posted 07.27.2011 | Chicago

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney stopped in Chicago Thursday to raise money, chat with supporters and chow down on some Chicago-style deep ...

PHOTOS: President Obama's Chicago Trip

Posted 06.15.2011 | Chicago

President Obama made an estimated $2 million for his reelection campaign while in Chicago Thursday night, but he also had a chance to address dedicate...

Obama Talks Birthers, The Future & Rahm's 'Creepy' Finger In Chicago

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 06.15.2011 | Chicago

President Obama received a warm welcome in Chicago Thursday, where he addressed supporters at three fundraisers around the city. First, the presiden...

Obama's Chicago Trip: Food, Fundraising, Celebrity Supporters

Posted 06.14.2011 | Chicago

President Obama will return to his hometown of Chicago Thursday afternoon where he will raise some money for his re-election bid, hang with an NBA sta...

Bulls Star To Join President Obama At Chicago Fundraiser

Posted 06.11.2011 | Chicago

He's only been in town a few times since taking office, but this week President Obama returns to his adopted hometown of Chicago to kick off his re-el...

Mayor Daley: There's No 'Chicago Mafia' In The White House

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley weighed in on his brother's new gig Thursday, and reportedly scoffed at the suggestion that President Obama has install...

Barack Obama As A Young Man

Edward McClelland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Edward McClelland

As a black candidate, he'd been too embarrassed, to force out phrases like "our community." Finally, he was comfortable in his own skin, now that he'd accepted that the skin was half-white.

Obama Stumping For Giannoulias In Chicago Next Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The First Family is about to give Illinois Democrats some extra support in a midterm election season that has been rough for the party across the nati...