Joe Ricketts

Laura Ricketts

Cubs Co-Owner Laura Ricketts Forms SuperPAC For Lesbian Issues

Another member of Chicago’s Ricketts family is getting involved with a super PAC.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2012

Tom Ricketts. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ricketts Tap-Dancing Around The Truth

I’m sure he’s saying some of his best friends are black.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Tom Ricketts

Bernstein: Tom Ricketts Thinks We’re Fools

Tom Ricketts is hiding right now, hunkered down behind spokespeople, spinning madly to extricate himself from the political doings of his father and brothers.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2012

Joe Ricketts. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for Roadside Attractions)

Statement: Joe Ricketts Rejects ‘Ricketts Plan’

Brian Baker, president of the Ending Spending Action Fund, has released the following statement on behalf of Joe Ricketts, who was recently the subject of an attack on President Obama’s connections to Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

670 The Score–05/17/2012

President Obama

Cubs Owner’s Father Won’t Launch Hard-Line Campaign Attack On Obama

A Republican super PAC funded by the father of Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has decided against launching a hard-line attack on President Barack Obama as he campaigns for reelection.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: No Tax Money For Wrigley Renovation

In the Chicago City Council today, our slugger Mayor Rahm Emanuel smacked a grand slam. He clobbered the opposition to his billion dollar plan to renovate the city, so he’s feeling his oats. That made it a good time for him to take on the Chicago Cubs’ plan to renovate Wrigley Field.

CBS 2–04/24/2012

Former Illinois Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson (left) and Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. (right) are running against each other in the 2012 Democratic primary in the 2nd District. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jackson’s Re-Election Bid Vs. Halvorson Heating Up

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was facing a new obstacle in his fight to retain his seat in Congress amid his toughest primary challenge yet.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Joe Ricketts

Cubs Owner Sued For Harassment Retaliation

The owner of the Chicago Cubs, and founder of TD Ameritrade, is being sued by two Nebraska women who are claiming that he fired them from his Omaha-based charity after they complained of sexual harassment.