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Chicago Christian Industrial League

Patti Blagojevich Sues Charity For Defamation

Chicago Tribune | Stacy St. Clair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Patti Blagojevich is suing her former employer, accusing the Chicago Christian Industrial League of defaming her when its spokesman told reporters tha...

Patti Blagojevich Used Charity's Donor List To Pitch Husband's Book

Chicago Tribune | Kristen Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Illinois First Lady Patti Blagojevich used the contact list from her former fundraising gig to drum up business for her husband's book, "The Go...

I Ask Again: Did Burris' Lobbying Partner Help Patti Blagojevich Land a Job?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

There was no mention of this lucky break for the former first family of Illinois in the rush of reporting about the Blagojevich indictment.

City Official Makes $300,000 On Homeless Shelter Deal

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A decade ago, David Ariola owned a South Loop gym where Mayor Daley worked out. Today, the businessman serves on Daley's Community Development Commis...

Charity That Employs Patti Blagojevich On Verge Of Bankruptcy After City Hall Deal

Chicago Sun-Times | Tim Novak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Mayor Daley denied any impropriety in the Christian Industrial League building deal Thursday, blaming the charity's dire financial conditions ...

Burris and Blagojevich: Yes, There is Appearance of Possible Pay-to-Play

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Why is no one paying attention to the money ties between Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Roland Burris, who will soon become the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois?

Did Roland Burris's Business Partner Help Patti Blagojevich Land Her Latest Job?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Carol Felsenthal

Could the Patti Blagojevich connection provide Senators Harry Reid and Dick Durbin with the ammunition they need to keep Burris from joining their club?

Governor's Wife Lands New Gig

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

First Lady Patricia Blagojevich, who has come under federal scrutiny for real estate deals involving people with state government contracts, is expect...