As New Jersey’s Democratic Party chairman from 2010 to 2013, John Wisniewski’s job was to attack Chris Christie on everything, from his spending of federal disaster aid to his personal use of a state helicopter. Few listened, and the Republican governor’s popularity soared.
Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, once a rising star in the national Republican Party, pleaded not guilty to federal charges he used his office to help a businessman in exchange for more than $165,000 in loans and gifts.
Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell, once a rising star in the Republican Party, was accused by U.S. prosecutors of using his office to enrich himself and his family in exchange for helping an in-state company’s chief executive promote his dietary supplement.
Roger Federer defeated Britain’s Andy Murray at tennis’s Australian Open yesterday to set up a semifinal with top seed Rafael Nadal, who needed four grueling sets to overcome Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov.
Kimberly Mounts, named a hedge fund “rising star” by Institutional Investor magazine in 2012 for her stewardship of MAP Alternative Asset Management Co. in Newport Beach, California, has died. She was 48.
Pacific Investment Management Co. is becoming less dependent on Bill Gross, preparing for an eventual future without the world’s best-known bond investor and adding pressure on its rising stars to live up to his legacy.
Before U.S. governors head to the White House, where President Barack Obama ’s struggle with mounting budget deficits mirrors fights in fiscally strapped states, they’ll meet a counterpart from China, the nation’s biggest creditor .