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Chicago Board Options Exchange - $7,926.90 spent on 7 trips
56.4% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
43.6% spent on Republican Party

KANJORSKI, PAUL E - Democratic Party
October 26, 2003 - October 27, 2003 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade
Purpose - Tours of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Total Cost - $1,794.49

UDALL, MARK E - Democratic Party
July 19, 2004 - July 19, 2004 (1 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose - To participate in meetings with each of the sponsoring organizations.
Total Cost - $1,132.64

MCCARTHY, CAROLYN - Democratic Party
April 17, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Purpose - To review operations of the sponsors and to discuss other financial services matters
Total Cost - $1,194.95

LUCAS, FRANK D - Republican Party
April 17, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Purpose - Educational trip to visit and learn about the exchanges
Total Cost - $1,275.09

KELLY, SUE W - Republican Party
April 18, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - To have a firsthand look at how the markets operate, tour the trading floors and meet with traders and other market participants
Total Cost - $1,335.04

TIBERI, PATRICK JOSEPH - Republican Party
April 18, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Purpose - Fact-finding tour to get a firsthand look at how the Chicago markets operate
Total Cost - $842.95

BEAN, MELISSA L - Democratic Party
April 18, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost - $351.74

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

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  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.