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11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Obama returns to minimum wage focus for Labor Day weekend address

To build a stronger middle class in today's changing economy, we've got to keep fighting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Liberal Political News

15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

A quiet start expected for city schools as mayoral election draws near

Chicago public school Safe Passage workers cheer after a prayer at a back to school event for the upcoming school year at Journeyman Plumber's Hall in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

19 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Quinn: Jane Byrne Interchange 'right name for a coming together'

As thousands of Labor Day weekend travelers inch their way through the city's expressways, they'll notice a new group of signs posted at the circle interchange.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors, University of Illinois Chicago, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NBC Chicago

Sick Chicago Boy Stars in His Own Movie

Maddex was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013, and while undergoing his cancer treatment, the Chicago boy bonded with his father and grandfather over the monster movie Godzilla, which helped him to stay strong.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

City of Chicago

More Than 1.2 Million Passengers Anticipated at Chicago's Airport During Labor Day Weekend

CHICAGO The Chicago Department of Aviation is ready to welcome more than 1.2 million passengers at O'Hare and Midway International Airports over a five-day travel period covering Labor Day weekend that begins on Friday, August 29 and runs through Tuesday, September 2. At O'Hare, airlines project that more than 950,000 passengers will travel over ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate

CBS Local

Activists Want Dyett To Become Green Technology School

Activists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.

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Related Topix: Washington Park, IL, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

It's My Mind

The "boo" committee

At that McKinley ran as a Republican and lost to current Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NBC Chicago

Ald. Bob Fioretti Crowd-Sources Possible Mayoral Run

With all the buzz about Karen Lewis possibly running for Chicago mayor, it's sometimes easy to overlook 2nd Ward Ald.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Breitbart.com

Emanuel, Gutierrez: Chicago Will Lead upon Executive Amnesty Announcement

On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Luis Gutierrez met with more than 50 pro-amnesty leaders in Chicago to prepare for President Barack Obama's executive amnesty that could give work permits to five million illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election, Immigration Reform

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel allies send loyalty scorecard to aldermanic challengers

A super PAC allied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, seen here at Wednesday's Jackie Robinson West Little League rally with the Rev.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL

News Max

Chicago Politicians, Advocates Prepare For Possible Immigration Administrative Actions

As President Barack Obama nears a decision on what specific actions the administration will take on illegal immigration, Chicago's political and civic leaders joined immigration advocates at a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways to ensure Chicago is a model for enrolling illegal immigrants into potential new benefit programs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn Announce CPS Safe Passage Program Expansion To 133 Schools

Program Expansion Will Serve an Additional 27 New Schools and 15,000 More Students; More than 69,000 Students Served Under the Overall Expansion in the 2014-2015 School Year Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today to announce the CPS Safe Passage program will expand through $10 million ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Pat Quinn, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Family, Kids, Chicago, IL

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Launches Next Phase of Open 311

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the next phase of Open 311, the Mayor's vision to make Chicago the city with the most accessible and transparent 311 system in the country, by narrowing the list of bidders for contract negotiations to two and launching a comprehensive public engagement strategy to engage Chicago residents on improvements to the 311 ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Chicago, IL, Chicago, IL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bloomberg

Emanuel Wraps Himself in Chicago's Little League Pennant

Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, left, and Jesse Jackson, founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, attend a rally honoring the Jackie Robinson West baseball team for winning the U.S. Little League Championship in Chicago, Illinois, on Aug. 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jesse Jackson

TwinCities

Maureen Dowd: He has a dream

As he has grown weary of Washington, President Barack Obama has shed parts of his presidency, like drying petals falling off a rose.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Joe Biden, Opinion

Washington Post

Obama's immigration decision could roil 2014 election

Both political parties are in a state of high anxiety over the possibility that President Obama will allow millions of illegal immigrants to remain in the country, fearing that White House action on the issue could change the course of November's midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate

Chicago Tribune

Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

Renea Walker on Wednesday in front of her childhood South Side home where she recently moved back.

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Lucianne.com

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Capitulation is not the answer when it comes to these neighborhood narcs. Whether they're ratting out your kid's lemonade stand to regulators or sniffing at your choice of fescue, or demanding local businesses remove their totally innocuous advertising, don't give in.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Joe Biden

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Public Schools reports graduation rate up

Following national trends and building on years of growth, Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday reported a higher graduation rate for high school students in the last school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Chicago

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