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Obama Chicago Visit

City's February Homicide Rate Plummets To 56-Year Low

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

Fourteen homicides in a month may be staggering for some cities, but in Chicago, the number is actually a sign — however grim — of progress. Fo...

Obama To Tout Gun Proposals At Chicago High School

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

CHICAGO -- President Barack Obama's post-State of the Union speech in Chicago will be at a high school on the city's South Side. The White House says...

Record Numbers Of Early Ballots Cast In Chicago, Cook County

Posted 10.29.2012 | Chicago

Voters in Chicago and all around Cook County heeded at least part of the popular election season refrain, voting early in record numbers through the w...

Obama Tells Supporters: Stick With Him And 'Change Will Come'

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama scooped up hometown campaign cash Wednesday, promising supporters that change can still come if they work even ...

Obama Returning To Chicago For Concert, Fundraises

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

President Barack Obama is returning to his hometown of Chicago Wednesday afternoon to raise some campaign cash -- one day after Mitt Romney won the Ne...

Obama To Court Young Voters With Janelle Monae Concert

Posted 01.06.2012 | Chicago

In addition to two high-end dinners, President Obama's trip back to Chicago on Jan.11 will also include a fundraising concert that will likely attract...

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 ...

Fighter Jets Intercept 75-Year-Old Woman's Plane During Obama Chicago Visit

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. — Two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a plane flown by a 75-year-old woman after it entered restricted airspace during Pres...

PHOTOS: Obama's Arrival In Chicago, Dinner With Oprah

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Obama arrived in his adopted hometown of Chicago Wednesday night, and kicked things off at River North's popular Graham Elliot restaurant. ...

Obama Could Raise Millions During Chicago Visit, Republicans Criticize President For Giannoulias Support

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Obama will arrive in his adopted hometown of Chicago Wednesday night, and after a birthday dinner with some close friends, he will move on t...

Obama Dismisses "Waterloo" Comment: "I'm From Chicago. I Don't Break"

Politico.com | CAROL E. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio - President Obama left the Cleveland area and an afternoon of health care reform events for two Democratic National Committee fun...

FAA To Restrict Chicago Air Space While Obama Visits

Crain's Chicago Business | Meghan Streit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday that airspace over Chicago will be temporarily restricted from Friday through Monday. The tem...