The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich. Jackson, the civil rights leader whose nonprofit
Fight trainer Freddie Roach and the Rev. Jesse Jackson — a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's
The Spin: Rev. Jesse Jackson blasts President Trump for ‘go back’ to where you came from tweets, days after asking him to
And just like that, Chicago’s summertime distraction is gone. The saga of the alligator roaming the Humboldt Park Lagoon was like a set of noise-canceling headphones in a world that seems like one big
Daywatch: Remembering John Paul Stevens, no bond for R. Kelly, Humboldt Park alligator captured and other thin
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson and Jesse Jackson Jr. ask President Trump for release, pardon of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich
The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., himself a convicted felon, have written a letter to President Donald Trump seeking the release and full pardon of imprisoned former
The Spin: For a second day, Chicago awaits immigration raids and nation watches Trump vs. ‘the squad’
Chicago’s immigrant community and activists remained on edge and watchful Monday, a day after sweeps were expected to begin — at President Donald Trump’s behest — across the United States but didn’t visibly
As we head into another Chicago summer weekend, politicians and immigration rights groups are vowing to push back on President Donald Trump’s ordered raids aimed at rounding up and deporting people living
Bernie Sanders once said the Democratic Party couldn't be turned around. Now he's a top candidate seeking its nomination.
(CNN) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is a top contender in the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but for most of his career in public life, he was a fierce critic of the party and its standard-bearers.
The furor about Joe Biden’s race politics started as soon as he decided to run for office. As a candidate for the New Castle County Council in 1970, he made expanding public housing central to his campaign.