All politics

September 24, 2013

Lecture series to examine Chicago, Cook County government

Civic leaders to address the area’s social, economic, and political conditions

Dick Durbin

July 9, 2013

Durbin urges support for immigration reform

“We need to pass this,” senator tells forum

Aerial photo of east campus with the city and Lake Michigan

April 30, 2013

Giving citizens a say on spending

City planners, officials and activists gather in Chicago this week to promote a new way of spending taxpayers’ money

Eslanda Robeson

April 23, 2013

Documenting a ‘large, unconventional life’

Researching the eventful life of Eslanda Robeson was journey of discovery for historian Barbara Ransby

Rachel Weber

April 15, 2013

International conference urges cities to let residents spend their taxes

Participatory budgeting is underway in Chicago and other cities

Dick Simpson at City Council meeting

April 9, 2013

Emanuel has more council support than Daleys

“A more compliant ‘rubber stamp’ city council than any mayor in recent history,” report says.

Robert Remini

April 2, 2013

Historian remembered as ‘foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time’

Robert Remini, an award-winning biographer, was official historian for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Robert Remini chats with U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi

March 29, 2013

Historian Robert Remini, 1921-2013

Professor emeritus of history was “the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time.”

Donna Brazile

February 26, 2013

Fighting for ‘life, liberty, pursuit of happiness’

Donna Brazile speaks with the soft drawl of her native New Orleans, but she carries a big stick.

Donna Brazile

February 15, 2013

Political strategist Donna Brazile keynotes Black History Month at UIC

Feb. 19 campus talk features first African-American woman to manage a presidential campaign.

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