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William “Rick” Singer, front, founder of the Edge College & Career Network, exits federal court in Boston on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, after he pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. (AP Photo / Steven Senne)

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs,according to prosecutors and tax documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

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Rep. Tammy Duckworth joins us to talk about her exchange with an IRS contractor last week, today’s jump in student loan rates and what to expect when Congress returns from the holiday break. Watch a video.

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Indicted Cook County Commissioner Bill Beavers says he's been wrongly accused, and he claims to have documentation to prove it. Paris Schutz has the story.

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William Beavers

Another Chicago politician is nabbed by the Feds. This time, Alderman-turned-Cook County Commissioner William Beavers is indicted. Paris Schutz has the story, and Beavers' reaction.

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