An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business. Sify, 3 weeks ago
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Federal investigations into former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's controversial appointment of Roland Burris to the U.S. Senate could take center stage at the trial next week of a Chicago man charged with illegally lobbying on behalf of the oppressive ...Chicago Tribune, 3 weeks ago
Gov. Pat Quinn failed to rein in patronage abuses at the state transportation agency after replacing now-imprisoned Rod Blagojevich, and Quinn's directors repeatedly hired politically connected workers in violation of the rules, the state's top ...Chicago Tribune, 2 months ago IDOT to retain 103 hired despite anti-patronage rules Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago IDOT broke hiring rules for years, state report says Crains ChicagoBusiness, 2 months ago
The news of the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry late Friday thrilled many of his critics around the country, but it perplexed anyone who actually read the indictment. The charges against Perry, who was scheduled to be booked on Tuesday, stem ...USA Today, 2 months ago Why trouble with the law marks the end for some politicians, but not others Washington Post, 2 months ago Just Politics Slate Magazine, 2 months ago The weak case against Rick Perry MSNBC, 2 months ago
A bad question prompted a bad answer. Republican challenger Bruce Rauner posed it to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn at the end of Tuesday's Tribune Editorial Board forum when each man was given the chance to directly query the other. "Pat," Rauner ...Chicago Tribune, 1 month ago Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring Chicago Tribune, 8 hours ago Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term Chicago Tribune, 3 days ago Gov. Pat Quinn accused of misusing taxpayer funds before election again Examiner.com, 1 week ago
By JACK BOUBOUSHIAN CHICAGO (CN) - Illinois casinos may sue two state horseracing associations for allegedly bribing former Gov. Rod Blagojevich in exchange for his signing a 2008 law taxing their revenues to the benefit the racetracks, the 7th ...Courthouse News Service, 2 months ago
2014-10-21T18:44:55+00:00 Democracy and Governance, Okey Ndibe No Comment A piece of heartening political news came out of Nigeria last week. No, it was not the Federal Government's proclamation last Friday that it had reached an immediate ...Premium Times, 1 day ago
Few things are as unlikely as an upset in a congressional district that is heavily tilted to one party. Colorado has some tight races, but in counties like Democrat-dominated Boulder or Denver or in the Republican bastion of El Paso County, the die ...Denver Post, 4 days ago Meyer: Sacrificial lambs in Colorado's safe congressional districts Denver Post, 1 day ago
Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois … Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, left, and Illinois … Former President Bill Clinton appears with U.S. Senator Dick ...Yahoo! Singapore, 1 day ago
Apiece of heartening political news came out of Nigeria last week.No, it was not the Federal Government's proclamation last Friday that it had reached an immediate ceasefire agreement with the Islamist insurgents known as Boko Haram a name that ...Daily Sun, 1 day ago
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