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Raghuveer Nayak, a former fundraiser for U.S. Jesse Jackson Jr.and Rod Blagojevich and a key figure in the U.S. Senate seat scandal, was arrested at his Oak Brook home this morning and charged with bribing doctors to send patients to his surgery centers....
Tribune reportersU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s office says the veteran Democratic congressman has been on medical leave from Congress for the past two weeks and is being treated for exhaustion. The 17-year Illinois congressman’s office declined to say...
WGN NewsExhaustion. That is what the offices of Jesse Jackson Jr are saying about the 2nd District Congressman who has been receiving treatment since Sunday, June 10th. The first anyone is hearing about it is Monday when his spokesperson said the Jackson...
Tags: Chicago Tribune, Debbie Halvorson, Prosecution, Chicago, Fatigue
The newly created 44th Congressional District sprawls from San Pedro to Watts and across to South Gate. Its many blue-collar communities have been hard hit by the economic downturn and share a need for jobs, safe and affordable housing, and a...
Tags: Janice Hahn, Jane Harman, Elections, Values, Religion and Belief
Chicago's largest operator of assisted living homes for the poor was looking to grow its business when it decided to add a new member to its legal team: the law firm of House Speaker Michael Madigan. Within months of that decision, the most powerful...
As home foreclosures tear apart neighborhoods throughout the state, an annual battle plays out in Springfield between the banking industry and community activists over how to deal with the damage. The banks always emerge largely unscathed. It happened...
Rob Blagojevich testified before a U.S. House Ethics Committee on Tuesday. It was scheduled to last five hours and was in connection with Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. The committee has hired an attorney to inquire about whether or not Jackson...
PolitiCalWith just two candidates on the primary ballot for a newly drawn Los Angeles County congressional seat, the only real question that Tuesday's voting would settle was how wide a margin separated Democratic Reps. Janice Hahn and Laura Richardson as they...
Clout StreetGov. Pat Quinn today defended his endorsement of U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., saying the congressman deserves to return to Washington despite an ongoing ethics probe. The governor threw his support behind Jackson via news release on Sunday, choosing...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn endorsed U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson over primary challenger Debbie Halvorson today, but did so in the way other prominent Democratic leaders have backed the incumbent — through a statement rather than appearing with him in person....
CNNTAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney attacked surging conservative Newt Gingrich in a Florida debate and prepared to face questions Tuesday about his tax returns being released under pressure in a crucial week for the Republican presidential race. In the...
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