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Strip Club Owner Tied To Blagojevich's Extensive Political Jobs Program

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVE MCKINNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Perry Mandera might not be a well-known name in most circles. But when he tried to get people a job in then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's administration, it ...

Blago Confidante Christopher Kelly's Dying Words Before Overdose: 'Tell Them They Won'

Chicago Tribune | John Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As Christopher Kelly was being treated for a fatal overdose, the political fundraiser who was being pressured to testify against ex- Gov. Rod Blagojev...

Christopher Kelly OD'ed On Pain Killers, No Rat Poision: Toxicology Report

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Political fundraiser Christopher Kelly died after taking an overdose of pain medications, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....

Facebook Executive Donates $2 Million To His Campaign For California Attorney General

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

By writing a $2-million check to his campaign, Chris Kelly, the chief privacy officer of Facebook, has jumped into the crowded race to be California's...

Blago Friend Christopher Kelly Took Rat Poison, But Killed By Aspirin: Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times | MARK J. KONKOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chris Kelly ingested rat poison and an "extraordinarily large dose of aspirin," a source told the Chicago Sun-Times....

Christopher Kelly May Have Taken Rat Poison In Possible Suicide Attempt

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Christopher Kelly placed a mattress in a rented trailer at a suburban lumber yard Friday night, set up photographs of his children around it, then ing...

Blagojevich: 'Pressure' Behind 'My Friend Chris Kelly's Death'

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

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich today said prosecutors trying to pressure his friend and former fundraiser Christoper Kelly to testify against Blagojevich...

Friday Talking Points [79] -- Judicial Activism And Bias

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Judicial activism" (or, alternatively, "legislating from the bench") is defined -- no matter what your political beliefs -- as "judges not ruling the...

Former Blagojevich Confidante Christopher Kelly To Plead Guilty

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another card may have fallen in the governor's house of cards. Christopher Kelly - one of Gov. Blagojevich's closest advisers, fund-raisers and friend...