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The Cubs' Family Trust
T om Ricketts is standing on a ramp at the edge of Wrigley Field, outlining his vision for the neighborhood. "There's the office building," says the Cubs' co-owner and chairman, pointing to the right in the muggy midsummer dusk. He draws his finger down to a spot just outside the stadium wall.
Meet 2014's Top Mega-Donors
The overwhelming number of Americans who will vote in the mid-term elections on Nov. 5 won't have contributed a penny to their candidates' campaigns. But a handful of people will have given more. A lot more. More than a quarter of the $6 billion contributed to campaigns in 2012 came from about
Rev. Jeremiah Wright's Daughter Indicted for Alleged Money Laundering
The daughter of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President Obama's controversial former pastor , has been accused of laundering money in an alleged $1.25 million fraud led by an ex-police chief in Illinois. Jeri L. Wright, 47, was indicted Wednesday for allegedly accepting $28,000 from former police chief
From Obama's Race to Romney's 47 Percent, A Guide To Leaked Videos
From Obama's Pastor to Romney's 47 Percent, A Guide To The Many Leaked Videos
Romney Camp: 2007 Obama Video Won't Come Up During Debate
The controversial 2007 video in which President Barack Obama claimed the federal government discriminated against New Orleans after Katrina is unlikely to be brought up by Mitt Romney, a spokesman for the campaign said. “I don’t expect that at all,” said Romney spokesman Kevin Madden...
Presidential Debates 2012: Obama, Romney Set to Spar Amid Video Controversy
The waiting is nearly over. Six months after he locked up the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney will finally step into the ring with President Obama tonight for their first debate and what could be his last best chance to turn the tide of a campaign that has seen Obama establish slim,
Duel In Denver: Debate Day Arrives (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: CONTROVERSIAL OBAMA TAPE RESURFACES: ABC’s Jake Tapper reported on “Good Morning America” today that on debate eve the Obama campaign was dealing with the resurfacing of a clip of a speech from five years ago featuring...
Full 2007 Video of Obama Emerges of Then-Senator Obama Claiming Federal Discrimination Against New Orleans
On the eve of the first presidential debate, the conservative website The Daily Caller Tuesday circulated previously unreported clips of a five-year-old speech in which then-Senator Barack Obama praised his controversial former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, and suggested the federal government ...
Web Extra: Read an Exclusive Excerpt of Ann Coulter's New Book
Excerpted from MUGGED: RACIAL DEMAGOGUERY FROM THE SEVENTIES TO OBAMA by Ann Coulterby arrangement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copyright © Ann Coulter, 2012. Chapter 1: Race Wars of Convenience, Not Necessity The Democrats’ slogan during the Bush years was: “Dissent ...
Romney Tapes Give Way To The Not-So-Calm After The Storm (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: ROMNEY TAPES GET THE SUPER PAC TREATMENT: That didn’t take long. The pro-Obama super PAC, Priorities USA Action, is quick out of the starting gate this morning with a new television ad featuring footage of Mitt...