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Clout StreetCHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sen. Dick Durbin introduced Barack Obama to the country at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 when the future president was a neophyte candidate for the U.S. Senate. He did it again four years later when Obama won the...
More than 30 top Chicago chefs donated their culinary skills for the 8th annual Chefs & the City event at the Ritz-Carlton July 27th to benefit Vital Bridges Center on Chronic Care. Honorary chairs Rich Varnes, Amanda Puck and Jason Dohmann welcomed 325...
Lynne Mapes-Riordan, of Evanston, hopes women will one day serve as Roman Catholic deacons. After 800 years, she could be one of the first. Growing up, she never gave ordination a second thought. But then she learned that, unlike the church's verdict...
WGN NewsJim Lehrer To purchase a copy of the book: Tension City: Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain Event: October 18 11:30 a.m. Union League Club of Chicago 65 W. Jackson Boulevard Chicago To register for the event: www....
The weapon of choice in the NFL is the helmet. The safety-improved helmet, as well as other advanced protective equipment players wear today, can make them feel invincible and perhaps more reckless in blocking and tackling techniques. "That's why we...
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Tribune reporterAmid media reports highlighting Chicago’s rise in homicides and shootings so far this year, police Superintendent Garry McCarthysaid Tuesday he is facing “a perception issue” when it comes to crime. Speaking to the Union League Club...
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
Staff reporterThe inaugural "Veterans in Need" benefit dinner hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Guests are invited to a reception at 6:00 p.m.,...
Clout StreetFormer White House chief of staff William Daley today offered his prescription for fixing a politically polarized Washington: imposing congressional term limits, doubling House terms to four years and ending archaic Senate rules. The brother of former...
Former White House chief of staff William Daley on Wednesday offered his prescription for fixing a politically polarized Washington: imposing congressional term limits, doubling House terms to four years and ending archaic Senate rules. The brother of...
Staff reporterThe Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host the fifth annual Message of Hope Gala, an inspiring evening filled with fabulous entertainment, a gourmet dinner, and live and silent auctions. The event will take place on April 28, 2012...
Clout StreetGov. Pat Quinn met with Cardinal Francis George and other area Catholic leaders today to try to clear the air after some recent public disagreements. Quinn, a practicing Catholic, met privately with George and bishops at the Union League Club in the...
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