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Penny Pritzker

Obama's Inauguration: Pritzker, Rogers And Daley To Be Co-Chairs

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans Penny Pritzker, John Rogers and William Daley will be among the Obama inauguration co-chairs, with the Presidential Inauguration Committe...

Pritzker Saved Obama Much Embarrasssment By Bowing Out Of Commerce

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Pritzker did Obama, herself, and probably the thousands of other bilked homeowners who still blame her family bank for their misery, a favor by bowing out of Commerce. That is if indeed she did bow out.

Big Money Behind New School Reform Group

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A business-backed group that Chicago school officials say has provided "seed capital" to spark reform here is about to launch a drive to raise up to $...

Penny Pritzker: Commerce Secretary?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Penny Pritzker has withdrawn herself from consideration for the Commerce Secretary post. She emailed the following statement to the Chicago S...

Obama Friends To Shakeup Washington Social Scene

Crain's Chicago Business | Shia Kapos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As a new first family prepares to replace the drapes in the White House, their Washington neighbors are abuzz about the changes coming to what has bec...

Who Wasn't On Stage With Obama and Should Have Been?

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I'm not satisfied with the roster of economic personalities and thinkers we see Barack Obama mixing with.

Obama's Cabinet: Which Chicagoans Are Washington-Bound?

Crain's Chicago Business | Greg Hinz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The buzzing and maneuvering and pondering has been percolating for many weeks -- unmistakably, if quietly. But now that the winner of the White House...

All the President's Networks

Bradley W. Bloch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bradley W. Bloch

A close examination of virtually any administration will uncover a tangled skein of personal, political, and professional connections, often reaching back decades.

Top Obama Fundraiser Helped Run Failed Subprime Lender

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the Pritzker family of Chicago, the 2001 collapse of subprime-mortgage lender Superior Bank was an embarrassing failure in a corner of their giant...