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A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side. The scenarios were...
Staff WriterWhile a majority of Americans watched the presidential inauguration from the comfort and warmth of their own homes, there were a few Imperial Valley residents who made the trip to the nation’s capitol to witness the event in person. Given the event...
This post has been updated. See below for details.WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who canceled an overseas trip this week due to a stomach virus, suffered a concussion after she fainted, the State Department said Saturday. Clinton, who has said she plans to step down...
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to tighten up ethics rules for city employees advanced through a City Council committee Wednesday despite concerns by aldermen that the new rules could handcuff them as they try to deal with issues in their communities....
Clout StreetNew financial disclosure statements show six of the Chicago City Council's 16 new aldermen have outside jobs or own businesses. Nine of the aldermen who were elected for the first time last year gave up other jobs, according to disclosures and...
Change of SubjectWhere do our lawmakers stand on the issue of legislative scholarships -- those tuition waivers that members of the state house and senate have traditionally been allowed to dispense to constituents? As part of the renewed effort to abolish that......
Clout StPosted by Ray Long and Todd Wilson at 4:41 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- House lawmakers today defeated a measure that would have taken away Chicago’s ability to regulate how people store guns, a prelude to an expected spring showdown over a......
Clout StPosted by Todd Wilson at 7:12 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Health care workers would lose their licenses permanently upon conviction of a sex crime or forcible felonies under legislation the House overwhelmingly passed today. Inspired by a Tribune investigation,...
The neighborhoods that gave the nation its first black president are supplying another set of Democratic political leaders whose growing influence can be felt from City Hall to the County Building to the state Capitol. The new crew continues the...
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