| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani headlined a downtown fundraiser this afternoon for a pair of Republicans fighting to hold onto their suburban congressional seats.
Guiliani said Reps. Judy Biggert of Hinsdale and Robert Dold of Kenilworth both would...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:44 PM
“PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th. The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:50 AM
This is a busy theater weekend in Chicago. Playwright David Auburn's "Proof" comes home to Hyde Park after 13 years, and at the Goodman Theatre, William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" takes a trip, perhaps a strange trip, to 1970s New York, an era...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The New York City Marathon has been canceled, following a flood of criticism against Mayor Bloomberg and marathon officials who had planned to hold it in wake of Hurricane Sandy aftermath.
The announcement came in Friday afternoon as a result of a...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Aug 31, 2012
HAMPTON — During his three-hour sojourn through the Peninsula on July 13, President Barack Obama's motorcade traveled with escorts from state and city police and passed down roads blocked by the city Public Works Division to a gymnasium prepared...
| Sep 3, 2011
The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...
| Aug 14, 2011
Every once in a while, a fire truck will pass by Rudolph Giuliani's window, and the former New York mayor will flash back to that dreadful day when he had to drop everything and rush to ground zero. "It's just hard to hear it and not react," he said in an...
| Jan 23, 2012
Richard J. Sheirer
NYC emergency official at time of 9/11
Richard J. Sheirer, 65, the former New York City emergency management chief who helped guide the city through the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, died Thursday after experiencing chest pains....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Iowa's Republican governor sent a warning to Mitt Romney on Wednesday: Don't write off the Hawkeye State.
Terry Branstad, a former four-term governor who returned to office this year, said at a forum hosted by Politico that the GOP front-runner is...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From Mitt Romney and 100,000 jobs: an untenable figure by Glenn Kessler, Washington Post fact checker (who gives the claim three Pinocchios) Interestingly, when Romney ran for the Senate in 1994, his campaign only claimed he had created 10,000 jobs.......
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:40 AM
New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state.
A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....