Post Tagged with: "Obama"

Marriage Equality in Illinois: Hurry Up and Wait

Marriage Equality in Illinois: Hurry Up and Wait

In light of the passing of marriage equality laws in 12 states plus the District of Columbia, a microscope seems to be on Illinois to see if legislators and Governor Quinn will support their fellow Illinoisan, President Obama.  On May 29th, Obama raised the issue at a fundraising dinner in Chicago when he said of the pending marriage equality bill […]

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First Lady to Youth: Active lifestyle reduces violence

First Lady to Youth: Active lifestyle reduces violence

via YouTube Can getting young adults healthy really reduce violence? First Lady Michelle Obama says it can. As a part of her third annual “Let’s Move” campaign, she’s not only fighting obesity but the issue of violence as well. WCHI News Senior Reporter Paris Lewbel was at the First Lady’s announcement at McCormick Place Thursday, where Obama was joined by […]

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Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

Michelle Obama kicks off “Let’s Move” Campaign

First Lady Michelle Obama is making a major announcement to bring physical activity back to schools today at McCormick Place. The First Lady will be joined by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, NIKE, Inc. President & CEO Mark Parker, Dominique Dawes, Gabby Douglas, Allyson Felix, Bob Harper, Bo Jackson, Colin Kaepernick, Sarah Reinertsen, Paul Rodriguez, Serena Williams, […]

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Obama talks with Students about Violence, Economy

Obama talks with Students about Violence, Economy

  WCHI Senior Reporter Paris Lewbel takes you inside President Obama’s speech on the Economy and Chicago’s Violence at Hyde Park Academy.

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WATCH: President Obama in Chicago addresses Violence, Economy

WATCH: President Obama in Chicago addresses Violence, Economy

  The full video from President Obama’s speech at Hyde Park Academy on Friday. During the speech he addressed Chicago’s growing violence problem and strengthening the middle class. See WCHI Team Coverage of Friday’s Events. See the entire script of President’s Speech on Strengthening The Economy for The Middle Class and Chicago’s Violence here.    Video by Chief Photographer Tom […]

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Obama talks in Chicago about Violence, Economy

Obama talks in Chicago about Violence, Economy

President Obama was in Chicago on Friday to address issues on the Economy and Chicago’s growing issue of Violence. Obama spoke to a crowd of students and families at Hyde Park Academy, a 4-year Chicago Public School in the Woodlawn neighborhood. See the entire script of President’s Speech on Strengthening The Economy for The Middle Class and Chicago’s Violence, here. […]

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Rahm Emanuel: Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

There are no public events scheduled at this time.

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

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Rahm Emanuel: Monday, Jan. 21, 2013

Mayor Emanuel will attend the Inauguration Ceremonies for President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C.

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Perspective:  Inspired by the Lights in Daley Plaza

Perspective: Inspired by the Lights in Daley Plaza

The switch was flipped and Daley Plaza was aglow with the spectacularly beautiful Christmas tree that is the centerpiece of the plaza’s seasonal Christkindlmarket. A wonderful symbol of joy and celebration that marks the most uplifting aspects of our human condition, among which are faith, hope and charity. Linda Hailey also witnessed the tree lighting ceremony. To the gathered crowd […]

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