| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, appearing today alongside Chicago Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, said the terrorism events at the Boston Marathon last week have not and should not deter work on immigration reform.
After an appearance at the City...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday he's hoping for a bipartisan deal by the end of this week on a sweeping immigration bill to secure the border and allow eventual citizenship to the estimated 11 million people living here illegally....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs this weekend: ABC's "This Week," CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union," "Fox News Sunday" and NBC's "Meet the Press."
The rest of the Sunday morning guest list:...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
I fear that I’m falling into a publicity trap set by my devious Tribune Company colleagues upstairs at Chicago Magazine. They just released the ranking of the 100 most powerful Chicagoans, published online and in the March issue. Lists of......
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:47 PM
The guest list for Sunday morning: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks to NBC's “Meet the Press,” which starts at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. A political roundtable brings together Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.; former Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M.;...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
From remarks today on the House floor by Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill.: The (Republicans) nominated a presidential candidate who carried around a to-do list of creative ways to offend Latinos. Call for more than 10 million people and their families......
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:08 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down key parts of an Arizona law that sought to deter illegal immigration, but let stand a controversial provision allowing police to check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws.
| May 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Teresa Lopez moved to Chicago from Mexico as a septuagenarian in 1994, joining an expanding wing of her family that has since spread to about 100 relatives in the area.
Two years later, Lopez, now 90, became a legal permanent resident and then remained...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:44 PM
Students watched as the counts mounted onscreen at the UIC student center, periodically falling silent when a total was announced.
"Come on, Ohio," breathed Monique Bolden, 18; of the West Side. "Come on, president."
The table of students, who live in...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 1:36 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As Illinois delegates gather each morning for breakfast to hear from political motivational speakers and to get a grab bag of tchotchkes, they’re also given something else: a set of talking points to use in case they get...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:16 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rep. Luis Gutierrez used his turn on the Democratic National Convention stage Wednesday to hail President Barack Obama’s support for immigration reform and blasted Republican nominee Mitt Romney as someone who wants to turn...
| Sep 6, 2012
— U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez used his turn on the Democratic National Convention stage Wednesday to hail President Barack Obama's support for immigration reform and blasted Republican nominee Mitt Romney as someone who wants to turn into "nightmares"...