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The longtime advocate for health care reform, whose patients included President Barack Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., died Monday at age 92.

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The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has created new battle lines between the president and Senate Republicans. Is a constitutional crisis on the horizon?

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President Obama's Clean Power Plan aims to reduce carbon emissions 32 percent by 2030. It's the administration's "biggest, most important step" in combating climate change. We take a closer look at the new policy, the legalities and how it will impact the state and consumers.

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On Wednesday, President Barack Obama announced a stunning policy shift on Cuba. We discuss the policy changes and local reaction to the news. 

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In Evanston this afternoon, President Obama makes the case that the economy is better under his watch, but acknowledges the middle class hasn't fully felt it.

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Photo by Michael Vito

Chicagoan Joan Harris, a philanthropist and arts patron, was honored with the 2013 National Medal of Arts award by President Barack Obama on Monday, July 28. We talk with Harris about the award and the impact she’s had on the arts.

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A month after the federal government's sequestration cuts, economists still disagree on their impact. Will 750,000 jobs be lost or 300,000? University of Chicago professors Austan Goolsbee and Steven Kaplan join us.

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The President laid out a list of agenda items for his upcoming term. But how realistic are they? And, what was the Republican response? We have analysis.

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Eight years ago, President Barack Obama appeared on Chicago Tonight to debate his opponent, Republican Alan Keyes, in the race for U.S. Senate.

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Jason DeSanto joins Carol Marin with a preview of what to expect in the first 2012 presidential debate.

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President Obama unveils his much-anticipated jobs plan. Could it get the country working again, and does it have a chance in Congress? Eddie Arruza and his panel look at the proposal.

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David Axelrod, Image Credit: WhiteHouse.gov

David Axelrod was a key architect behind President Barack Obama's historic 2008 campaign. We talk to writer Daniel Libit about one of the most successful political strategists Chicago has ever produced.