Capitol - Your Illinois News Radar » *** UPDATED x1 - Maxwell responds *** A long look at an alleged “tax scandal” story
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
*** UPDATED x1 - Maxwell responds *** A long look at an alleged “tax scandal” story

Monday, Jan 29, 2018

* From Friday…

Daniel Biss today released the following statement in response to WCIA-TV’s report detailing how JB Pritzker transferred hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Hyatt Hotel Corporation stock from offshore accounts in the Bahamas to shell companies established in South Dakota and Nevada:

“JB Pritzker has claimed to be the solution, but today’s report detailing his latest tax scandal is more proof that he’s a continuation of the problem.

“JB’s repeated tax schemes don’t just cheat the state — they cheat middle-class and working families who have to make up for his tax evasion with higher taxes and reduced services. JB transferred money from offshore accounts to out-of-state shell companies that were not listed on his Statement of Economic Interest. This report has raised some alarming questions, and now JB Pritzker is asking us to take him at his word that he paid his fair share in taxes while still refusing to release his full tax returns. We should all be offended.

“We can’t trust a billionaire who benefits from the broken system to fix it. And we certainly shouldn’t elect one as the next governor of our state.”

OK, this was part of an interesting turn of events. A WCIA story was posted at 3:58 Friday morning, but was then taken down. Click here for the original, which I saved on my hard drive, and click here for the revised story, which was posted Friday night.

* The initial explanation for why the first story was taken down…

* Maxwell explained further…

* More

* The Pritzker campaign, however, still has problems with the revised story…

This “story” connects completely unrelated dates and facts and is a lesson in why regurgitating an anonymous political twitter account is so dangerous. Before taking anonymous information riddled with innuendo and parading it around as news, it would serve the voters to get the facts right first.

Below are excerpts from the story and bullets correcting inaccurate information:

In a series of tweets reminiscent of the now infamous WikiLeaks rollout of hacked DNC emails, the mysterious schemer peddled a web of tax avoidance theories which claim, with scant evidence, that Pritzker began filling his massive campaign war chest by “liquidating offshore assets” and funneling the money through shell companies in Nevada and South Dakota.

    * This sale in question only concerns a domestic trust.
    * No disbursements from offshore trusts ever went to trust companies in South Dakota or Nevada.
    * Money from offshore trusts only goes to charity, and this sale has nothing to do with an offshore trust.
    * The documents show the trust being a domestic trust.

SEC filing forms show the shares were cashed out and distributed into the Pritzker Family Foundation, which operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. According to tax documents filed with the Internal Revenue Service in 2015, the Pritzker Family Foundation reported it held over $104 million in assets that year.

    * This is false. The SEC documents do not show that.
    * This sale is from a domestic trust set up in Illinois.
    * It doesn’t matter where the trustee or the trust company is located, taxes have to be paid based on where the trust was set up.
    * All applicable federal and state (Illinois) taxes were paid as a part of this transaction.

According to insider transaction documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pritzker began unloading his shares of Hyatt Hotel Corporation stock on August 19th, 2016, less than one month after Julian Assange first published emails damaging to Hillary Clinton on WikiLeaks. At the time, Pritzker was heavily invested in Clinton’s presidential bid, donating over $15 million to Priorities USA Action, the pro-Clinton super PAC then run by current Pritzker campaign manager Anne Caprara.

    * The timeline of Hillary Clinton’s campaign has nothing to do with the timing of the sale.
    * At the time of the first sale, August 19, there was no indication that Hillary was going to lose the election.
    * The Pritzker family has restrictions on when they can sell Hyatt stock. Other Pritzkers sold stock around that time as well.

It was only after the trove of WikiLeaks emails was released, some of which contain fundraising emails and conversations with Pritzker himself, did he begin moving money out of his Hyatt fortune in the Bahamas to establish what would become, ostensibly, a hedge bet against Clinton’s unlikely loss in November. Pritzker personally signed off on the documents that show he used shell companies established in South Dakota and Nevada to complete the multi-million dollar transactions.

    * Again, this transaction has nothing to do with the Bahamas. If you look at the linked document it’s from 2010, not 2016.
    * The Pritzker family has restrictions on when they can sell Hyatt stock. Other Pritzkers sold stock around that time as well.
    * Hillary Clinton’s campaign had nothing to do with the timing of the transaction. Again, everyone thought she was going to win until election day. Even Trump’s campaign thought he was going to lose on election night.
    * They’re not shell companies, they’re trustees
    * No money from offshore trusts ever went to trust companies in South Dakota or Nevada.

Each of these stock transactions appears to have been conducted legally, but Pritzker’s political rivals will almost certainly raise questions about the timing and the ethics of the maneuvers, the civic duty of would-be public servants to pay taxes, the apparent contradiction between his transactions and his public statements calling on the wealthy to “pay their fair share,” and his pledge on Tuesday night to create a “truly blind trust” that would separate him from conflicts of interest.

    * These transactions were done legally. Period.
    * Trusts for JB’s benefit paid all applicable taxes on these transactions as Mark reports in the paragraphs previously.


*** UPDATE *** Maxwell has responded. Click here for his thread.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

  1. - PJ - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:00 pm:

    My thought is that no one, including me, cares enough to compare the point-by-point breakdown and see how valid the allegations are.

    Like anything in politics, all the matters is whether the general cloud sticks. It certainly reinforces the “corrupt billionaire” image the oppo dumps are trying to project.

  2. - Canon - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:12 pm:

    My thought is that Biss horribly mismanaged this dump.

  3. - ILDemVoter - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:12 pm:

    Agree with PJ-
    I don’t really understand the ins and outs of offshore trust, SEC interaction, or shell companies and neither does the average voter (or most voters for that matter) in Illinois. Which reinforces the very crux of this campaign argument- “corrupt” (even though this was all very well legal) and out of touch.

  4. - Actual Red - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:14 pm:

    Agree with PJ — very few people have the time or energy to get in the weeds on complicated tax questions like this.

    That said, I think this will stick around. Pritzker’s campaign is probably telling the truth when they say everything is done legally. The guy can afford all of the accountants and lawyers in the world, and I’d be surprised if things weren’t by the book.

    The problem, which I think Biss ought to highlight, is that the book is written by and for people like JB Pritzker in order to maximize their ability to avoid paying taxes.

    The thing with JB, and the reason I think we should be cautious in assuming he is the most likely general election winner, is that he’s susceptible to “death by a thousand cuts.”

    Toilet scandals, off shore accounts, shell companies, Blago tapes, not releasing tax returns, poor relations with labor at his hotels, etc. are not enough to sink him on their own. But in aggregate, there is a compelling narrative that says JB is “just another out of touch billionaire.” With the political environment being what it is, that’s a problem for him. I doubt that its an insurmountable problem, but its a problem.

  5. - Not a Billionaire - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:16 pm:

    Especially irresponsible in light of the Times story on social media fakery. Twitter and Facebook should come with a warning for entertainment purposes only.

  6. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:22 pm:

    I need to set up an anonymous twitter account so I can get WCIA to regurgitatate whatever it is that I make up. Really unprofessional.

  7. - SSL - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:24 pm:

    Probably not a good day at Pritzker HQ. It’s okay to be the frontrunner, but not much fun when everyone’s throwing rocks at you. Especially when you gave them some of those rocks.

    On the tax front, JB’s accountants and lawyers may have done everything according to the law, but when you run ads saying the wealthy need to pay their fair share, you can’t be hiding behind complicated tax structures. It may be legal but the common man may not agree it is fair. JB might have a growing credibility issue with some people.

  8. - West Wing - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:25 pm:

    Just more Pritzker baggage he’ll carry if he runs against Rauner … the baggage is getting significant

  9. - Lester Holt’s Mustache - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:30 pm:

    ==My thought is that Biss horribly mismanaged this dump==

    I’m wondering if that is true? I don’t see anything here like what Biss claims, but maybe I’m missing something. On its face it doesn’t seem like something that Rauner could make hay out of, considering his history of shady financial dealings and his administrations crony contract shenanigans. Biss has proven himself to be much better at this than Kennedy, so I’m unsure why he’d go to such lengths as to create an anonymous twitter account and release this stuff with press releases ready to go if there wasn’t anything at all there. Just grasping at straws, or is there more to come?

  10. - Generic Drone - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:30 pm:

    Are there any 3rd candidates worth looking at?

  11. - Al - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:34 pm:

    Dear Generic Drone, I do not think any of the pro liquor and casino industries approved insiders are worth the trip to the voting booth.

  12. - Great job - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:37 pm:

    Good job JB this is exactly what we need someone who knows how to get things done I’m sure you will look after my tax dollars the same way if you get elected

  13. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:45 pm:

    Totally irresponsible of Mark Maxwell. And his editors should know better. But just so I’m clear, Pritzker didn’t do anything wrong and paid his taxes. So where’s the scandal? Seems like Biss jumped the gun here more than a little bit.

  14. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:48 pm:

    Is it really going to swing the election for Rauner? “This guy is rich like me, so we’re the same, but I stunk at my job for four years and have nothing but failure, economic ruin, and scandal to show for most of it.”

  15. - doofusguy - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:52 pm:

    tl;dr was first thought - and after a quick skim am not seeing the ’scandal’ especially in light of the new standards set for financial disclosure set by the Prez and Governor ‘Back Porch’

  16. - Grand Avenue - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:53 pm:

    So is the Biss campaign running the JB Pritzker Tax Trickster twitter account?

  17. - Red fish blue fish - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 12:54 pm:

    I cringe whenever the Pritzker campaign has to re-state that JB has not broken the law. That’s just not something you want to hear from a candidate.

  18. - CatAttack - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:01 pm:

    Seems like the easiest defense for JB would just be to release his taxes. Since he won’t, it seems like maybe there’s some truth to all this…or something worse in there that maybe isn’t related to this at all.

    Just release the taxes and the story goes poof.

  19. - Arsenal - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:02 pm:

    I agree that this story need to explain too much to say too little, and I’m not sure why WCIA ran with it. But it was also oddly publicized; dumped on a Friday night, with basically only Biss people talking about.

  20. - Last Bull Moose - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:06 pm:

    Pritzker has mismanaged this from the toilet problem
    He should have said, “I ask my people to make sure I comply with laws, pay taxes I owe, and don’t pay taxes I don’t owe.”

    The rules are set by others. I play by the rules. Sometimes the rules are strange and the results look odd. Not much I can do about federal rules. Changes to state law can be discussed once Rauner is removed.

  21. - walker - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:06 pm:

    My first reaction was this is a Rauner operation. ??

  22. - Washington - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:11 pm:

    what an unfortunate amount of slosh. haven’t we all learned from the fake leaks from 2016. seems like sloppy reporting from a very ambitious reporter looking to upgrade his job somewhere else. although, i lean towards voting for DB–this is not a very heartening response by his team. it is almost as if it was from the ck camp. step it up, team db.

  23. - RNUG - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:13 pm:

    This is just another operation to undermine whoever is perceived as the front-runner.

    If you think this is bad, just wait until the general election when they really go negative …

  24. - Ducky LaMoore - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:15 pm:

    Still don’t care. A guy with a lot of money moving money around. Did he let the elderly die because of his incompetence? No? Well the current governor did in both his private and public life. That is what I care about. But the democrats are falling over themselves to damage the frontrunner in their party for nothing.

  25. - Ron Burgundy - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:15 pm:

    I generally agree that it’s worse as a perception issue than as an actual story. Hard to argue for the wealthy to pay their fair share when you employ lots of people to minimize your own taxes. I think the average working person doesn’t begrudge their neighbors itemizing their taxes as much as they can, but once your net worth hits ten figures or so perhaps you shouldn’t be trying so hard.

  26. - VanillaMan - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:19 pm:

    This much is clear-we’ve got absolutely nothing in commom with this shockingly rich man of inherited wealth. Tell us again why someone this rich is running for governor instead of managing his gold reserves in his vaults?

    How about a governor who knows what it means to be working class?

    Billionaires shouldn’t head governments.

  27. - Workin' - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:20 pm:

    If you’re ’splainin’, you’re losin’.

  28. - RNUG - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:22 pm:

    -Last Bull Moose- has a valid point. To all this tax stuff JB should have a pat answer, something along the lines of:

    “I hire the best tax lawyers and I follow their advice. That way I have more money to give to schools, etc. It’s not my fault xxx (Rauner, Biss, Kennedy) can’t get good tax advice.”

    Or, if you want to play the deflection game (like Rauner does):

    “I made my money legitimately. I didn’t have to bust out nursing homes and profit off State pension funds.”

  29. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:24 pm:

    @Generic Drone In the case of the IL 2018 gubernatorial race, probably not, but otherwise amen. The question I find myself asking so often these days is “How’s that two party system working out for you, America?” You can also substitute “Illinois” for “America” in that question. After watching the utter dysfunction in Springfield and DC for so many years, I think I honestly wish for a parliamentary system of government. Not that it will ever happen though.

  30. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:33 pm:

    The Hillary Clinton part of this story makes no sense. This is once again some small ball reporting from Maxwell.

  31. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 1:43 pm:

    This is all gonna be pretty hard to accurately distill into a 30-60 second ad, imho.
    I’m a little bit surprised that JB’s campaign acknowledged the existence of offshore trusts, with the sidebar “money from offshore trusts went to charity.” Well, and this is a bit of a stretch, but the Outfit used to drop off money at the poorhouses, but that didn’t make the money any cleaner.

    I just generally don’t see that all the dot points really did much to clear up the allegations.

  32. - yinn - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 2:04 pm:

    @WCIA3Mark should be @WCYAMark.

  33. - Soccermom - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 3:28 pm:

    I find the Pritzker response disappointing. It seems like an opportunity to present a counter narrative and to talk about the good things that JB does with his money.

  34. - Fixer - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 3:40 pm:

    I’d like to see Mark do this kind of in depth posting and follow up to some of the Rauner stories now.

  35. - Anonymous - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 3:43 pm:

    I just read the full Maxwell response and it’s pretty clear to me that Maxwell doesn’t understand the underlying facts in the story he wrote. He’s out way over his skis on this one.

  36. - Arsenal - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:01 pm:

    ==I’d like to see Mark do this kind of in depth posting and follow up to some of the Rauner stories now.==

    I dunno, he’s definitely taken it to Rauner before.

    Overall, I kinda get the feeling that Team JB’s plan here is to bore us all into talking about something else. In my case, it’s pretty close to working.

  37. - Mark Maxwell - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:08 pm:

    Yinn — W-CYA. That’s a good one. I like your style.

    Fixer — I’ve got about a year of an archived reporting on Rauner. A lot of it was posted on this blog.

    Man, I don’t know who this “Anonymous” person is, but they *really* don’t like this story. Care to clarify which other stories were “small ball?” Those about JB too? :)

  38. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:22 pm:

    Anon 3:43, are you an expert on trusts and SEC filings? If so, maybe you could pick a nickname and explain to all of us civilians the full story along with exactly how Mark is “over his skis.”
    I found his reporting to be more understandable, and compelling, than the dot point deluge from Team JB. But what do I know?

  39. - Juice - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:42 pm:

    Arthur Andersen, I was not anonymous at 3:43, however, one of Mark’s follow up tweets was off on the tax claim. In it, he says that the Pritzker folks told him that he paid tax to Illinois at a rate of 5.25%. That rate would have been correct at the time of the sale based on the 3.75% income tax rate and the 1.5% rate for pass through entities for PPRT.

    But then Mark claimed that he should have paid the state 27.2% based on data from the tax foundation, but this is pretty clearly the combined federal and state rate at the high earner rate.

    I thought his story as a whole was fine, but that part of his response did stand out to me at least.

  40. - Fixer - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:45 pm:

    Mark, I’m well aware of your work primarily because of this blog. That wasn’t snark. I would genuinely like to see this kind of in depth reporting on the lawsuit and the issues connected to it. That’s what the “now” in my original comment was referring to.

    You do good work, and I apologize if you thought I was mocking that. Wasn’t my intent at all.

  41. - jwI - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 4:55 pm:

    I have often wondered if the real reason JB had the toilets removed was to make more room for skeletons.

  42. - Last Bull Moose RNUG - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 6:32 pm:

    RNUG, Thanks for improving my point.

  43. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 6:43 pm:

    Juice, agree with your post. That clearly isn’t a State-only rate. Mark missed that one.

  44. - Anonybiss - Monday, Jan 29, 18 @ 7:40 pm:

    Have there been any new insights into who is operating the account? My immediate inclination is Rauner camp.

TrackBack URI

Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.

* Reader comments closed until Memorial Day
* Population loss threatens home rule powers
* Rauner appears open to yet another expansion of the death penalty
* New Rauner online ad slams Pritzker over Madigan (again)
* Attendance issues
* It's just a bill
* A couple more weird Republican candidates slip through the screens
* Senate ignores IRS warning, passes tax work-around bill
* Mayor Emanuel's bill sponsor: "This is NOT a carjacking bill"
* Stop Illinois Big Coal Bailouts
* Today's quotable: "It's just show-biz"
* The taxes no one wants to talk about
* *** LIVE *** Session coverage
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's stories

Visit our advertisers...









* Bernard Schoenburg: Prosecutors question quick .....
* Spaulding Veteran Memorial hosts Memorial Day c.....
* Conservative group slams effort to reinstate de.....

* Air quality warnings posted for balance of holiday weekend
* Chicago photographer's project shows disparities in the city
* Chicago-area man facing drug charges captured in Mexico
* Illinois school apologizes after backlash over yearbook
* EXCHANGE: Child of refugees completes journey to graduation
* EXCHANGE: Education, artistic talent combined in K-9 kits
* Vote expected on new Chicago police training academy
* Cases of fired pathologist reviewed after wrong rulings
* Jack Johnson's niece visits grave after posthumous pardon
* Indiana man receives life term in 7 women's deaths

* Bernard Schoenburg: Prosecutors question quick return to death penalty
* Statehouse Insider: Legislature puts on the breaks
* Plan for Springfield casino floated again, but won't be part of expansion this year
* Illinois House divided on allowing police drone surveillance at events
* Downstate lawmakers propose reinstating death penalty
* Bill to allow police drone crowd surveillance in limbo in Illinois House
* House OKs bill to pay $63M in back wages owed to 24,000 workers
* Lawmaker charging retaliation wants complaint system changes
* Bill to give Sangamon County first dibs on state jobs passes Senate
* Illinois House considers using marijuana to fight opioids

* Chance, six others depart DuSable board in shakeup
* The opioid treatment gap
* Detroit offered $4 billion for Amazon HQ2
* Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million vehicles over cruise-control flaw
* ComEd bills are rising this summer—and more after that

* Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization
* Woman found strangled to death in West Garfield Park
* More LGBTQ issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision
* Joshua Holt arrives in US after being jailed in Venezuela for 2 years
* Meeting draws people angry over fatal police shooting in Virginia
* Southern states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north
* “Hero teacher” released from hospital, U.S. Rep says
* Anderson, Abreu power White Sox past Tigers
* Chicago sees hottest Memorial Day weekend in 5 years, hitting 90 degrees
* Cubs put Yu Darvish on 10-day disabled list with triceps tendinitis

* American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years arrives in U.S. with family
* North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting in DMZ to get U.S. summit back on track
* Florida declares state of emergency as storm Alberto approaches
* Cubs rotation will have to find its bearings without Yu Darvish for now
* Cubs catcher Victor Caratini heads to the minors for more playing time
* Chris Paul receiving regular treatment to return for Rockets
* Senate aide's backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in Venezuela
* Trump accused media of using a ‘phony’ source. It was a White House official giving a press briefing.
* Man held on 30K, accused of firing shots off Marina City balcony
* 5 things to know about Six Flags' new Hangover thrill ride

» Elgin Teachers Roundly Reject Novel Contract
» State Week: Budget Optimism, Retaliation Charged In House
» Police Drone Surveillance Measure Crashes In Illinois House
» WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: May 25, 2018
» Web Extra, The Week in Review: NFL Policy a Fumble?
» The Week in Review: Madigan Faces Retaliation Claims
» Reuniting Families with Military Medals; Author Chibundu Onuzo; Best Illinois Books
» #652 Give the Drummer Some
» Despite IRS Warning, Illinois Senate Approves Federal Tax Workaround
» May 24, 2018 - Full Show

* Bernard Schoenburg: Prosecutors question quick return to death penalty
* Our View: Aldermen should not rescind TIF dollars for downtown renovation
* Statehouse Insider: Legislature puts on the breaks
* Angie Muhs: Happy to welcome another Reader Advisory Board
* Plan for Springfield casino floated again, but won't be part of expansion this year
* Illinois House divided on allowing police drone surveillance at events
* From the battlefield to the basketball court – Arlyn Lober survived WWII and dedicated himself to teaching
* Downstate lawmakers propose reinstating death penalty
* Bill to allow police drone crowd surveillance in limbo in Illinois House
* House OKs bill to pay $63M in back wages owed to 24,000 workers

* Take a tour around the Summer Camp grounds: there's a little bit of everything
* HS Boys Track: 2018 State Finals
* Decatur's Avenue of Flags honors those who served
* Significant Strutures: Urbana's Stephens Building
* One dead in Whiteside County rollover crash
* Can food assistance program in Peoria be fixed?
* Class 3A Regional Title HS Baseball: Central vs Mt. Zion
* Indoor fun in the summer
* Enjoy the beautiful outdoors picking apples, sipping wine
* Morthland College is closing, according to an attorney for the West Frankfort school

* Marine wants families to see true stories of loves one lost in war
* Chicago White Sox have their eye on OSU's Madrigal
* Cubs place Darvish on 10-day DL for second time this season
* 5 new suburban events and exhibits coming this summer
* Full-time police resource officer considered for District 70 schools

* Star Wars Day: Why 2018 Will Be Joliet's B...
* Star Wars Day: Why 2018 Will Be Joliet's B...
* Durbin Open to Idea of "Working for Benefits"
* Chaffetz and Krishnamoorthi react to Santa...
* Underwood rally draws more than 300 suppor...
* Lobbying intensifies for advance refunding...
* EDITORIAL: Sign your names, GOP Congressme...
* US Surgeon General speaks at Community Lea...
* Blockchain Is 'World-Changing', Says US Co...
* Pritzker stumps in Aurora, wants independe...

* Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, I......
* Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela Fo......
* The Latest: Trump welcomes freed American ......
* The Latest: Holts had worried their releas......
* The Latest: American jailed in Venezuela r......

* EXCLUSIVE: Attorney general hopeful Zephyr......
* Sen. Tammy Duckworth expresses support for......
* After push from 2 Philly moms, Amtrak adds......
* Sen. Tammy Duckworth Backs NFL Players Who......
* How area members of Congress voted on vets......

* Racial Diversity in EdTech: Little Data Available and A Lot of Work Ahead
* Unbundling the 4-year degree: How to design education for the future
* How to overcome 10 digital learning challenges
* How Can We Improve Accessibility Through Instructional Design?
* Where Are All the Faculty in the Open Education Movement?
* Using Google to Maximize Student Organization and Productivity
* EXTRA: Are you sure immigrants are taking over everything in this nation
* Volokh: Blocking of Twitter Users from @RealDonaldTrump Violates First Amendment
* Former Jewel store lot at 83rd/King Drive is for sale...
* Study: 2013 School closings hurt Chicago’s children. But CPS CEO Janice Jackson says she will not be deterred from closing schools.

* IEMA Releases New Broadcast Campaign Focusing on Functional Needs Emergency Preparedness
* Rend Lake Water Conservancy District Water Main Break
* Statement from Gov. Rauner
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May
* IEMA Highlights Role of Volunteers in Disasters

* Weekly poll results: Two-thirds of people love the OnePlus 6
* Deal of the day: 45% Off Fader Stealth self-flying drone
* Let’s take a look at the new YouTube Music (hands-on)
* Cloud computing sticker shock is now a monthly occurrence at many companies
* New York City’s subway disaster now has its own 8-bit video game
* Leaked Xiaomi Mi 8 retail box confirms dual camera, dual GPS module and no 3.5mm jack
* Snow, the Korean Snapchat clone, now has its own version of Animoji

* Anderson leads homer-heavy barrage vs. Tigers
* Anderson leads homer-heavy barrage vs. Tigers
* Chisox offense overheats in Detroit, paces 8-4 win
* Shields aims to add to hot streak vs. Tigers
* 2018 MLB Draft Profile: Jonathan India
* White Sox Minor League Update: May 25, 2018
* White Sox falter late, fall in Motown, 5-4

Main Menu
Pundit rankings
Subscriber Content
Blagojevich Trial
Updated Posts

May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005


RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0

Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller