Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin praised the opening of the new center Friday.
The mayor will join the protest in solidarity with Fast for Families.
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), a veteran and daughter of a vet, remembered being hungry as a child.
Opening O'Hare's new runway, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed to Midway Airport as an example of success.
At the Illinois party in Washington, Rahm said "no, no, no, no, no" when asked if he wanted Obama's job.
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