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After months of speculation, the Barack Obama Foundation officially announces the library is coming to the South Side of Chicago. But when and where will it be located exactly? Paris Schutz has the details. 

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It's official. The Obama Presidential Library is coming to Chicago. What will it mean for the South Side? We'll hear more details about the city's triumph.

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Chicago is fighting for the winning bid of President Barack Obama's presidential library and museum. These institutions were originally created to provide access to presidential records, but author Anthony Clark argues they've become platforms for a president to promote his legacy, not accurately exhibit history.

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The president visits the Pullman neighborhood to commemorate its new National Monument Designation.

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Jason DeSanto, senior lecturer at Northwestern University School of Law, picks apart President Barack Obama's sixth State of the Union address. What were the areas of focus? What are the implications for the year ahead?

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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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Abner Mikva talks about a lifetime of public service and what it was like to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, from President Barack Obama.

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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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President Obama will be in Chicago this evening through tomorrow. Paris Schutz has more on why he's here, and why he's not coming into O'Hare or Midway airports.

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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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Raising the minimum wage was a hot topic this week, garnering attention from both Gov. Pat Quinn and President Barack Obama. Our Week in Review guests discuss the pros and cons of a potential wage hike. Watch the web extra video.

The Future of Government

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President Obama's former regulation chief Cass Sunstein joins us with a look at how the White House puts laws into practice.

How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East

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Middle East scholar Rashid Khalidi says America has not been working for peace in its efforts to mediate the Israel-Palestine conflict, including President Obama's backtracking on freezing West Bank settlements. He joins us.

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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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Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term as President of the United States. We break down his second inaugural address.

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