Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s refusal to sell bonds for a $500 million renovation of Wrigley Field is poised to help extend a debt rally that has pushed the city’s relative borrowing costs to a four-year low.
For two years, Joe Ricketts has been building a political operation seeking to curb government spending that could have reached a crescendo in August with an unexpected, multimillion dollar attack on President Barack Obama.
Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts will spend $10 million on television ads and voter-outreach efforts to help Republican challenger Mitt Romney defeat President Barack Obama, aides to Ricketts said today.
Fred Eychaner was first invited to President Barack Obama’s White House in June 2009. He was back in June 2010 for a meeting with senior adviser David Axelrod and in March of this year as a guest at a state dinner honoring U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron.
Mitt Romney has already "repudiated" a proposed independent ad campaign that would have used President Barack Obama's former relationship with the Reverend Jeremiah Wright to attack the president. It wasn't a hard call for Romney.
Mitt Romney denounced a plan drafted by Republican strategists to run a racially tinged advertising campaign against President Barack Obama focusing on his former pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr.
A little-known Nebraska rancher who bills herself as “sharp as barbed wire and tougher than a cedar fence post” will ride an upset win in the state’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate this week into a general election that could help flip control of the chamber this fall.
The new owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers will need more than great play on the field to justify the record $2.15 billion they paid for the baseball team. They may need to transform the real estate surrounding Dodger Stadium into a money maker, succeeding where their predecessors failed.