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This Week In Pictures: Simon, Biden, Ayers, Burge And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another big week of news in Chicago. Pat Quinn finally got a running mate! And it's exactly who he asked for. Also, Bill Ayers got the cold shoulder, ...

CQ: Obama's Win Streak On Capitol Hill Unprecedented

NPR | Don Gonyea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his first year in office, President Obama did better even than legendary arm-twister Lyndon Johnson in winning congressional votes on issues where ...

GOP Rep.: Obama Easier To Work With Than Bush

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kansas Republican Rep. Jerry Moran, who's running for Senate, told a Wichita audience that President Obama may be easier to work with than President G...

Kid Offering View Of Obama's Chicago Home For $10

Chicago Tribune | Ofelia Casillas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Obama's red-brick house in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhood is protected by concrete barricades at either end of his block. Chicago police cars stan...

Ghosts of Obama's Hyde Park Manse

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

Barack Obama's Hyde Park home is destined to become a national landmark. When I lived there between 1969 and 1973 the mansion was a hub of social activism.

Sam Stein

McCain Sends Out Tony Rezko Mailer | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee press office has been foreshadowing a final week effort to highlight Barack Obama's ties to indicted landlord and Ch...

Security Increased At Obama's Home

Chicago Tribune | Deanese Williams-Harris and Steve Schmadeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the U.S. Secret Service steps up security for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, parking restrictions in the area around his South Side...