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Ex-Sen. Ronald Burris an issue in Chicago trial

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, 1 month ago
Ronald Burris name comes up in court Big News Network, 1 month ago
Did Blago get something right? Crains ChicagoBusiness, 1 month ago

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Blagojevich appointment of Burris could surface in lobbying trial

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 Tribune1 month ago

Report slams IDOT political hiring

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 Tribune2 months ago IDOT to retain 103 hired despite anti-patronage rules  Chicago Tribune1 month ago IDOT broke hiring rules for years, state report says  Crains ChicagoBusiness2 months ago
Slate Magazine

Gov. Perry could be the right's Rod Blagojevich: Column

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 Today2 months ago Why trouble with the law marks the end for some politicians, but not others  Washington Post2 months ago Just Politics  Slate Magazine2 months ago The weak case against Rick Perry  MSNBC2 months ago

Rauner errantly questions Quinn's ties to Blago

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 Tribune1 month ago Gov. Pat Quinn says he's seeking final term  Chicago Tribune1 week ago Gov. Pat Quinn accused of misusing taxpayer funds before election again  Examiner.com2 weeks ago ELECTORAL EMBRACE lll. Gov. Quinn welcomes Obama, other Dems avoid  FOXNews.com3 weeks ago
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Bribes to Blago May Have Led to Aid for Racetracks

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 Service2 months ago
Town Hall

Quinn's IDOT scandal will cost taxpayers

A hiring monitor's work is never done. Chicago attorney Noelle Brennan, who spent nine years shepherding the city of Chicago into compliance with a federal consent decree banning patronage hires, will soon hang her shingle at the Illinois Department ...
 Chicago Tribune12 hours ago Federal Judge Deals Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn Ethics Blow  Town Hall1 week ago Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring  Chicago Tribune1 week ago Feds subpoena emails of Quinn's ex-chief of staff  Chicago Tribune2 months ago
Miami Herald

Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads

Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn are on pace to spend more than $100 million on the Illinois governor's race, doubling the state's previous record in a closely watched contest featuring heavy investment by business and labor. As of ...
 Chicago Tribune14 hours ago Rauner rips Quinn on IDOT patronage oversight  Chicago Tribune1 week ago Are Quinn, Rauner lying about education funding?  Chicago Tribune2 weeks ago Illinois debate: 'Billionaire' vs. 'bottom of barrel'  USA Today2 weeks ago
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Miami Herald

Lieutenant governor candidates bring different resumes, roles

Pat Quinn is running for re-election as governor Tuesday, but no one on the ballot may have a keener appreciation of the pitfalls and potential upside for the winner of a related battle for lieutenant governor between Democrat Paul Vallas and ...
 Chicago Tribune1 day ago Lieutenant governor picks hope to help lead  Miami Herald5 days ago Illinois governors differed in mansion habits  Miami Herald1 month ago

Illinois Libertarians don't deserve your vote

I am wincing as I type this: Don't vote for the Libertarian slate Tuesday — but not because the governor candidate, Chad Grimm, would pull votes from Republican Bruce Rauner. In fact, vote for Democrat Pat Quinn if you're wavering. Quinn or ...
 Chicago Tribune1 day ago Libertarian Grimm could play spoiler in governor race  Chicago Tribune3 days ago
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