Post Tagged with: "Obama"

Pro-Palestine Anti-War Protestors Rally in Chicago

Pro-Palestine Anti-War Protestors Rally in Chicago

Pro-Palistine anti-war protestors gathered outside of Obama Headquarters to urge the US to stop supporting Israel in response to the recent violence on the Gaza strip that’s seen 15 deaths caused by Israeli air strikes in response to cross-border missile strikes.  Israel has called up reservist defense forces in possible preparation for entry into Gaza. WCHI’s Ellen Morrison has more from the Loop.

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Wins 9th Term While Resting On Leave From Office

Jesse Jackson Jr. Wins 9th Term While Resting On Leave From Office

In what might to be described as an outsized nod to form over substance, Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been re-elected in Chicago’s 2nd Congressional District, leading the polls with more than 70 percent of the votes.  Running against Jackson were Republican Brian Woodworth and Independent Marcus Lewis, each of whom suffered a humiliating defeat to the absent incumbent and son of civil rights leader […]

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Obama Wins Second Term as McCormick Place Rocks the Vote

Obama Wins Second Term as McCormick Place Rocks the Vote

President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term with a decisive electoral college win and a closer popular vote win. With Florida still undecided, Obama garnered 303 electoral votes to Romney’s 206. Screams erupted from the crowd at McCormick Place as several news organizations pegged Obama victorious in Ohio, a key swing state, which gave him the 270 electoral votes […]

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WCHI Election Reporters Wrap It Up at CNN Viewing Party

WCHI Election Reporters Wrap It Up at CNN Viewing Party

Paris Lewbel leads a wrap up conversation about experiences on the floor of Obama’s and Romney’s local election centers as Obama wins a second term.

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First Election Results In: A Tie!

First Election Results In: A Tie!

Ten voters in the tiny village of Dixville Notch, New Hampshire, cast the first Election Day votes of the 2012 general elections at 12:01 a.m. ET, in keeping with a tradition that began in 1960. The results are a first for Dixville Notch: a tie, with President Obama and Mitt Romney garnering five votes each. The Dixville Notch 10 include […]

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Presidential Election: One Day to Go and It’s a Tie

Presidential Election: One Day to Go and It’s a Tie

A new CNN/ORC International poll shows the presidential race is in a statistical tie going into Tuesday’s Election Day. In the national survey of likely voters, President Obama and Governor Romney each have 49%. It is close in other areas as well. Obama’s favorable rating: 52%. Romney’s favorable rating: 51%.  51% say they agree with Obama on important issues. 50% say the same about […]

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President Obama lands in Chicago to vote

President Obama lands in Chicago to vote

  President Obama flew in to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to become the first president to cast an early voting ballot. He only spent a few hours in Chicago, but President Obama made the most of it, stopping by a local campaign office to make a few phone calls after casting his vote.

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Chicago Hosts The NATO Summit

Chicago Hosts The NATO Summit

  WCHI News takes a look at the security measures the City of Chicago set in place for the NATO Summit. Giving you a before and after look at what was the outcome of such precautionary measures and how it impacted Chicago.

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OP-ED: White House Pandering to African-Americans?

Did you know the White House has a site dedicated to the African American community?  Where the site dedicated to the Caucasian-American community?  What about the Mexican-American community?  What about a section dedicated to the LGBT community?  Where does one draw the line to ponder to different fractions that make up ALL Americans? Do you remember when whites were considered […]

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Arab Spring In Israel?

Arab Spring In Israel?

The recent fervor of Democratic reform that has hit the Near East is spreading like wildfire, passing over boarders and religions. The traditional order of oligarchy, hierarchy, and dictatorship is falling apart under the feet of the Egyptian government. From Haaretz.com, a Israeli News website “the A chair of the IMF’s policy-setting committee was sentenced to 30 years in jail”, […]

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