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5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympia Fields, IL, Travel

17 hrs ago | 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

21 hrs ago | 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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti weighing plan to raise citya s minimum wage

Amid a national debate over workers' wages, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is weighing a proposal to raise the city's minimum wage, according to local leaders briefed on the proposal.

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

Chicago Sun-Times

Emanuel bolsters commitment to $13-an-hr. minimum wage

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he'll ask the City Council to raise Chicago's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018, no matter what the outcome of a statewide referendum on the issue or how the Illinois General Assembly responds to those nonbinding results.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Joe Biden, North Chicago, IL

CBS Local

Emanuel Wants State To Act Before Raising Chicago Minimum Wage To $13 an Hour

Mayor Emanuel says he's committed to raising the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour regardless of what happens at the state and federal levels, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Ceo Byrd-Bennett Announce CPS Students Reach...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Bryd-Bennett announced today that CPS students in School Year 2013-2014 set a record graduation rate of 69.4 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Chicago, Standardized Testing, Education, Chicago, IL

WGN-TV Chicago

CPS headquarters moving to smaller offices to save money

The graduation rate from the 2013-2014 academic season was 69.4%. That's up four percent from one year ago.

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

Chicago Tribune

Grassroots group announces it has registered 25,000 new voters

A coalition of community organizations affiliated with the Chicago Teachers Union and with groups opposed to many of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's policies will announce today that they have registered 25,000 new voters this summer in advance of upcoming local and state elections.

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

Chicago Sun-Times

Old video suggests shift in Karen Lewis' views on job training

Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, talks with journalist Walter Jacobson Tuesday night at the Beverly Woods Banquet Hall.

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

Chicago Sun-Times

Council's inspector general accuses four aldermen of wrongdoing

The City Council's handpicked inspector general went on the offensive Monday - even though his $354,000-a-year budget has run out and he's been stripped of power to investigate the campaign finances of Chicago aldermen.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Mayor Releases Details for Jackie Robinson West Parade Route

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the route and details for Wednesday's parade to honor the players and coaches of Jackie Robinson West.

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

Chicago Tribune

Quinn and Rauner getting help on fundraising front

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner, left, and Gov. Pat Quinn attended different events today, but continued their tagging.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Representative Rodney Davis, Republican, US House of Representatives, Joe Biden, Chris Christie, Democrat, Illinois

The Washington Post

Who watches the automated traffic watchmen?

Red light cameras and speed cameras can make things safer, but sometimes lack appropriate levels of oversight, experts say.

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Related Topix: Nassau County, NY, Newsday, Northwestern University, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, World News

Townhall

Chicago's Murder Rate Hits 56-Year Low As Concealed Carry Permits Surge | Matt Vespa

There's some good news coming out of Chicago: the crime rate has dropped while coinciding with a surge in concealed carry permit applications.

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

The Daily Caller

Illinois Governor Vetoes Anti-Ridesharing Bill, Taxis Protest

Two bills forwarded by the taxi industry to provide a statewide regulatory framework for ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft were vetoed by the governor Monday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports .

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Related Topix: Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Conservative Political News

Chicago Reader

Will Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival survive its own plan?

Last week Redmoon Theater rolled up the big metal door of its Pilsen spectacle factory for an informal preview of the largest project in its 24-year history, the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival , set to ignite October 4. What the hundred or so visitors saw there is a work in progress - devices and props being hand-built for the fire-on-water ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, Theater, Arts, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Albany Park (Chicago, IL), North Chicago, IL

Chicago Tribune

Watchdog takes shot at Emanuel over funding

Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan, seen here talking to 31st Ward Ald. Ray Suarez, took a shot at Mayor Rahm Emanuel today over funding.

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

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