Politics

April 30, 2018 - 3:36 pm
In a radio interview last week, Mayor Emanuel seemed to blame Richard M. Daley’s tenure as mayor for Emanuel’s need to raise taxes. In response, Bill Daley said Emanuel should put “the big boy pants on” and acknowledge his own actions.
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Richard M. Daley at University of Illinois-Chicago, in front of his mayoral desk. (UIC/Jenny Fontaine)
April 26, 2018 - 5:01 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Chicago's longest serving mayor has decided where most of the papers and artifacts from his 22 years in office will be housed. Richard M. Daley has chosen the library at the University of Illinois at Chicago named for his father, Mayor Richard J. Daley, to house the...
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Tammy Duckworth Baby
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., carries her baby Maile Pearl Bowlsbey as she heads to the Senate floor to vote, with Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., at right, on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 19, 2018 - 4:54 pm
The tightly wrapped 10-day-old baby, brought to the well of the chamber by her mother, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, became the first newborn to appear there, just one day after the Senate approved a new rule permitting it.
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