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Jackson, Jr.’s Ongoing Blago Problem

Some not-so-good-news for Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) from scoop-digger Carol Felsenthal of Chicago Mag. Thought this didn’t go away?  Apparently not, as Blago’s...

Illinois’ Blagojevich Convicted of Corruption

A jury today found Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois, guilty on trying to sell an appointment to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Barack Obama’s election as president in 2008.

Effort to Draft Burris Into Crowded Chicago Mayoral Race Underway

Eager to revive his legacy and recover from the taint of former and convicted Gov. Rob Blagojevich’s (D-IL) corruption scandal, outgoing Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) is making a silent, yet aggressive exploratory bid for Mayor of Chicago.

Moseley-Braun Entering Chicago Fray, Jackson Blasts Prosecutors

Absorbing space on national political headlines, the race for Mayor of Chicago continues heating up as a new round of ambitious pols enter the crowded field of prospective candidates.

Blagojevich Guilty of One Count, Mistrial to be Declared on all...

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of one count of lying to federal agents, and the judge said he intends to declare a mistrial...

Illinois to Have Special Election for Obama’s Former Seat

A federal judge has outlined guidelines for a special election for Illinois voters to select a candidate to serve out the rest of President...

R. Kelly Ex-Lawyer Will Have Last Word in Trial of Ousted...

The same attorney who helped R&B singer R. Kelly beat child pornography charges will give closing arguments today in the trial of former Illinois...

Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Ousted Illinois Governor

A judge has begun questioning of potential jurors to hear the case of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich has been charged with 24 counts...