U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) smiles during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in 2012. (Photo credit: BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Facing Spending Probe, Schock Has Benefited From Donor Projects

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, under scrutiny for lavishly redecorating his Capitol Hill office and flying aboard private planes owned by donors, has built his personal wealth off extensive business dealings with campaign contributors since entering politics more than a decade ago.


Aaron Schock speaks with guests during the GRAMMYs on the Hill awards at The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel on April 14, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Schock Spent Taxpayer And Campaign Funds On Private Planes, Concerts

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facing an ethics inquiry, has spent taxpayer and campaign funds on flights aboard private planes owned by some of his key donors, The Associated Press has found. There also have been other expensive travel and entertainment charges.


Hubertino "Tino" Garcia has lymphoma and needs a life-saving bone marrow transplant. (Credit: Be The Match Registry)

Group Seeking Bone Marrow Donors To Save Lymphoma Patient

The Latino community is being called upon to help save the life of a 49-year old west suburban man who is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant.


Mitt Romney (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top Fundraisers

As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.


President Barack Obama (AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Supporters Asked To Raise Big Bucks–Now

President Barack Obama’s key re-election fund-raisers are being asked to come up with some big bucks and fast.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

Roseanne Tellez meets with three of the "Seven Sisters." (CBS)

‘Seven Sisters’ At Loyola Donate Kidneys To Strangers

They are called the Seven Sisters—and what they have done has saved the lives of total strangers.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

Rahm Emanuel at Save-A-Lot

Emanuel Says Secret Campaign Fund Should Reveal Donors

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that a non-profit political organization backing pro-Emanuel aldermanic candidates should reveal the names of its contributors.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011