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  • Hillary Clinton emails show a friendly face to Wall Street

    Hillary Clinton tried to help one private-equity boss with a visa problem and encouraged another on a project in China. She apologized to the chairman of a big corporation for failing to commit to an event right away. "So sorry I haven't responded before...
  • Clinton emails mention CME's Terry Duffy, Oprah, local tax lawyer

    Clinton emails mention CME's Terry Duffy, Oprah, local tax lawyer
    Chicagoans mentioned in newly released Hillary Clinton emails include the president of CME Group and a Chicago tax lawyer who once worked for her husband. On Sept. 24, 2009, Terrence Duffy, executive chairman and president of the Chicago-based CME,...
  • Dennis Hastert had multiple sources of income after leaving Congress

    Dennis Hastert had multiple sources of income after leaving Congress
    Former House speaker Dennis Hastert was making $165,200 a year in 2007 when he resigned from Congress, and quickly parlayed his political experience into a much more lucrative career as a federal lobbyist. One industry expert estimated that a lobbyist...
  • Hastert, the accidental House speaker, faces his own scandal

    Hastert, the accidental House speaker, faces his own scandal
    He was the longest-serving Republican House speaker in U.S. history, and proud of how far he'd come from his days as a small-town high school teacher and wrestling coach. "Coach," in fact, was a nickname that stuck. So news Thursday that Dennis...
  • CME paid Dennis Hastert $205,000 in 2014

    CME paid Dennis Hastert $205,000 in 2014
    The indictment of Dennis Hastert over agreeing to pay $3.5 million to a longtime acquaintance to cover up wrongdoing raised several questions, including where the former U.S. House speaker would have gotten the money. One steady paycheck since he left...
  • Why would anyone say Dennis Hastert was 'squeaky clean'?

    Why would anyone say Dennis Hastert was 'squeaky clean'?
    Many details of the Dennis Hastert case remain murky. What's alleged by a federal indictment and law enforcement officials is that the former House speaker paid $1.7 million to conceal sexual abuse against a former male student he knew during his days...
  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert accused of hiding sex abuse of former student

    J. Dennis Hastert stumbled into political power amid a Republican sex scandal in 1998 that unexpectedly elevated the husky Illinoisan to a position just two heartbeats away from the presidency. He became the longest-serving Republican House speaker in...
  • Ex-Speaker Hastert charged with lying to FBI about hush money withdrawals

    Ex-Speaker Hastert charged with lying to FBI about hush money withdrawals
    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in apparent hush money to a longtime acquaintance to cover-up wrongdoing in his past, then lied to the FBI when asked about suspicious cash withdrawals from several banks, federal...
  • 5 ways to buy gold

    No one is talking much about gold these days, since gold is typically viewed as a hedge against inflation and there's very little inflation around. Even worse, if the Fed raises rates, gold becomes less attractive as an investment. The price of gold has...
  • Mayor of Chicago: Readers' choice

    Mayor of Chicago: Readers' choice
    Two weeks ago, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board made its endorsement for mayor of Chicago. Then we asked readers: Who is your choice? Here are some of your endorsements for mayor: I am voting for Bob Fioretti. Considering all the traffic cameras...
  • A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits

    A eulogy for Chicago's trading pits
    If the CME Group were to hold a funeral for open-outcry trading, Margery Teller should deliver its eulogy. A legendary trader, she earned the nickname "Large Marge" for taking enormous positions in the eurodollar pit in the early 2000s. Her remarks...