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.
Live Nation Entertainment Inc., the world’s biggest concert promoter and ticket seller, fell the most in more than a year after Chief Executive Officer Michael Rapino sold about a third of his shares in the company.
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.