Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, convicted of trying to trade a U.S. Senate seat for personal favors or campaign cash, may face more prison time than the 6 1/2-year term his predecessor got for political corruption.
President Barack Obama’s 2012 re- election campaign has stressed the importance of relatively small donations from hundreds of thousands of people. The list of fundraisers it voluntarily released yesterday underscores the significance of those who write checks for up to $35,800.
Rahm Emanuel , President Barack Obama ’s former chief of staff, raised $10.6 million through Jan. 19 for his bid to succeed Richard M. Daley as mayor of Chicago, with the help of Wall Street, LaSalle Street, Silicon Valley and Hollywood donors, campaign disclosure records show.
Silver Lake Management LLC, a backer of William Morris Endeavor Entertainment LLC, has agreed to the terms of an acquisition of talent agency IMG Worldwide Inc. from Forstmann Little & Co. for more than $2.3 billion, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Medco Health Solutions Inc. will block low-cost copies of Pfizer Inc.’s cholesterol drug Lipitor for some patients after the treatment loses patent protection this month, according to a memo to pharmacists.
The jury considering corruption charges against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , in its 13th day of deliberations, asked the court for a transcript of testimony by former gubernatorial staff member Bradley Tusk .