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Antoin Rezko

Report: Giannoulias Family Bank Gave Tony Rezko Another Big Loan

Chicago Sun-Times | One Citizen Speaking... | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

By February 2006, businessman and political fixer Tony Rezko was already politically radioactive, caught up in a federal investigation that would see ...

Blagojevich Trial: Ex Gov Was All About The Benjamins

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Living beyond his means, frustrated by his station in life as a $170,000-a-year public servant and sounding jealous and contemptuous of Barack Obama, ...

Blagojevich Trial: Rezko's Role In Pay-To-Play Schemes Highlighted

Huffington Post | Janan Hanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ali Ata was repeatedly told that he was a "team player." He contributed handsomely to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaign fund and was rewarded w...

Tony Rezko's Wilmette Mansion Sold

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Wilmette home of convicted political fixer and influence peddler Tony Rezko has been sold. A buyer has been found for the 30-room mansion at 1250...

Rezko's Wilmette Home To Be Auctioned By Bank

Crain's Chicago Business | Andrew Schroedter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bank of America will auction off Antoin "Tony" Rezko's north suburban mansion early next month to try to recoup part of the imprisoned developer's pas...

Obama And Blagojevich's Distant Relationship: They Haven't Talked For More Than A Year

HuffPost/NYT/WP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President-elect Obama's history with disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich is dissected in several reports, including stories of how the men hav...

So Much For Cooperation: Rezko Still In Solitary Confinement

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a memorable moment in the run-up to the corruption trial of Antoin "Tony" Rezko when the onetime political high roller complained to a judge th...

Rezko Sentencing Delayed

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The sentencing of convicted political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko has been delayed for more than a month by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge ...

Obama Attended Rezko Reception For Controversial Iraqi Billionaire

Chicago Sun Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Iraqi-born billionaire Nadhmi Auchi attended an April 3, 2004 reception for himself at Tony Rezko's home White House hopeful Barack Obama, and hi...

Obama Releases New Papers Detailing Rezko Connection

Chicago Tribune | David Jackson and John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's campaign released a new set of documents Saturday in its ongoing effort to paint the Illinois Democrat as more open and transparen...

Obama: Ties To Rezko Show I'm A Washington Outsider

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama will appear tonight in an interview for PBS. When asked about his connection with indicted fundraiser Tony Rezko, he offers a novel explanation...

Obama Prepares For Full Assault On Clinton's Ethics

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chicago Tribune reports that Barack Obama's is pushing this week for greater transparency in his campaign as part of a plan to launch a head-on at...

Chicago Tribune: Obama Satisfied All Doubts About Rezko

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Barack Obama waited 16 months to attempt the exorcism. But when he finally sat down with the Tribune editorial board Friday, Obama offered a...

Clinton Got Money From Rezko Codefendants

Daily Kos | First Amendment | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The vetting of the Clinton's is just beginning. This was a risky strategy by the Clinton's in the first place, because the boomerang effect will expos...

Chicago Columnist: Obama Still Owes Answers On House Deal

Sun Times | Mark Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even I'm a little leery of writing another Barack Obama-Tony Rezko column at this point. After Hillary Clinton's resurgence in Tuesday's primaries, t...

Rezko Trial Begins Today

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Antoin "Tony" Rezko is set to go on trial Monday, but the defense is expected at every opportunity to try to put his chief accuser on trial as well. ...

Rezko Obama Questions Linger As Trial Approaches

NY Times | MIKE McINTIRE and CHRISTOPHER DREW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tony Rezko was obviously in trouble. He was a defendant in at least a dozen lawsuits, federal investigators in Chicago were poking around, and his nam...

Obama Likely To Come Up In Rezko Trial

Chicago Tribune | Bob Secter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The name of Democratic presidential front-runner Barack Obama is likely to brush up against the impending federal corruption trial of Antoin "Tony" Re...

Home Sellers Dispute Claim That Obama Got Discounted Price Through Rezko

Bloomberg | Timothy Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The couple who sold Barack Obama his Chicago home said the Illinois senator's $1.65 million bid "was the best offer'' and they didn't cut their asking...