Former Charter Schools CEO Earning $250K As Rauner's AdviserFor weeks, Beth Purvis' role in the administration had been somewhat of a mystery. Not until after several inquiries from The Associated Press did the Rauner administration disclose that Purvis — a key member of the governor's transition team — is now earning $250,000 a year to advise him on education policy.
President, Family Attend Chicago WeddingPresident Barack Obama wore a tan suit and light-colored tie Saturday evening as he walked with his family to the wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.
Prosecutors Could Rest Case Against Blagojevich On ThursdayFederal prosecutors have said they expect to rest their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday, and the defense team has been told to be ready to begin presenting its case on Monday.