303Jul 15, 2013
Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist on Immigration Reform
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Grover Norquist debated immigration reform. Mayor Emanuel argued that fifty percent of small business applications in Chicago come from ...
1,613Feb 15, 2013
President Obama on Gun Violence
President Obama spoke at Hyde Park Academy, near his family home on the south side of Chicago, and shared stories about his family. He spoke about his proposals to help the middle class, ...
192Jan 15, 2013
Guns and Politics
Panelists talked about possible gun control measures and gun violence. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said gun control measures needed to include comprehensive background checks and the limit of high ...
18,180Sep 4, 2012
2012 Democratic National Convention, Day One
The first night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included presentation of the party platform for a final vote by delegates. Speakers included former President Jimmy Carter, who spoke ...
424Jul 20, 2012
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about methods to finance needed infrastructure projects.
258Jun 1, 2012
President Obama Campaign Fundraiser in Chicago
President Obama spoke at a campaign event in Chicago.
282Apr 13, 2012
International Trade Issues
Commerce Secretary John Bryson and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about funding for the Export-Import Bank. They called on Congress to extend funding to allow American companies to take full ...
1,826Mar 2, 2012
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and mayors and superintendents of Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago talked about their school reform initiatives. Topics included early childhood ...
315Jan 20, 2012
Education Initiatives in Chicago
Chicago Mayor and President Obama’s former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discussed school and community college initiatives in his city.
714Jan 19, 2012
2012 Presidential Election
Panelists spoke about the 2012 presidential election campaign. Among the topics they addressed were the Republican primary election in South Carolina the following Saturday, President ...
4,494Nov 19, 2011
Iowa Jefferson Jackson Dinner
Rahm Emanuel spoke about the accomplishments of the Obama administration to date, the 2012 presidential campaign, weaknesses of the Republican field, and the future of the U.S. economy under both ...
22,786Aug 3, 2011
President Obama 50th Birthday Fundraiser in Chicago
President Obama spoke at a Democrtic fundraiser organized to honor the president’s 50th birthday. After acknowledging several dignitaries in the audience, he highlight his ...
289May 16, 2011
Inauguration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was sworn in as the mayor of Chicago. In his inaugural address, he spoke about his plans on improving the Chicago school system and job creation.