Julianna Smoot is replacing Desiree Rogers as the new White House social secretary but it has nothing to do with the gate crashers incident.
It's not going to trounce 'Lost,' but New York City officials hope their 'Job Hunt' reality TV series will introduce more jobless New Yorkers to city services that can help them find work.
Bad weather may have depressed turnout among Chicago voters in Illinois' primary elections for governor and the Senate seat once held by Obama. Historically, that's good news for Republicans.
Derrion Albert's death focuses federal aid, attention on scourge of youth violence, which has felled Chicago's students for years.
Daley devoted much of the past 2-1/2 years to Chicago's Olympic bid, and many see its failure as having a considerable effect on his legacy.
The Olympics cost billions and often leave venues deep in debt. But they inspire civic pride.
Chicago is delighted that Obama will go to the 2016 Summer Olympics host-city selection vote in Copenhagen Oct. 2. But can healthcare reform manage without him – even for a day?
The city is auctioning private assets to the highest bidder. But private ownership of parking meters stirs a backlash.
Ousted governor pleaded not guilty to federal charges on Tuesday, as political watchdogs tally cost of state's long history of graft and cronyism.
Illinois' ex-governor, the subject of a hit musical, is relentlessly seeking the limelight. Will it help him if he ends up going to trial?