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Jimmy Fallon (Getty/Mike Coppola)

Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge in Illinois

Tonight Show host did so at request of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

03/02/2014

The Chicago skyline glows along Lake Mic

Ill. Rep Requests National Guard Help Stop Chicago Violence

Over the holiday weekend, 74 people were shot and 12 killed in Chicago, and Rep. Davis says the police don’t have the manpower to make arrests.

07/10/2013

conceal carry

Ill. House Approves Concealed Carry Bill Opposed by Gov. Quinn

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office has called the plan a “massive overreach” because it would wipe out all local gun regulations, including Chicago’s ban on assault-style weapons.

05/24/2013

CHICAGO - MAY 16:   Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a swearing-in ceremony in Grant Park May 16, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Emanuel replaces former mayor Richard M. Daley, who had a 22-year run as Chicago's top politician.  (Getty/Frank Polich)

St. Louis Development Firm Clayco Moving Headquarters To Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office says Clayco’s decision to relocate its headquarters will create about 300 new jobs in Chicago.

01/04/2013

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Mayor: Illinois Must Ban Assault Weapons

Rahm Emanuel spoke Monday at the graduation and promotion ceremony for city police officers.

12/17/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

The Corrupt Orbit of Blagojevich

How the Rod Blagojevich scandal engulfed Illinois; embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.

09/17/2012

Protesters march at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Take Their Turn With Gaffes And Negative Press At Convention

Commonly referred to as “what goes around, comes around’, the Republicans are finding plenty to take shots at as the Democrats conduct their week in the ‘often dubious’ political spotlight called “the Convention”.

09/06/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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