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George Ryan Commutation

George Ryan's Lawyer To Ask Obama For Commutation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - A lawyer for former Illinois Gov. George Ryan says he'll ask President Barack Obama to commute his more than 6-year sentence. Ryan's a...

More Congressmen Rip Ryan Clemency Push

SouthtownStar | Nathaniel Zimmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Congresswoman-elect Debbie Halvorson (D-Crete) and U.S. Reps. Judy Biggert (R-13th) and Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-2nd) said they oppose commuting former Go...

Durbin Defends Ryan Commutation Effort

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Dick Durbin on Thursday defended his decision to send a letter to President Bush urging the commutation of jailed former Governor George Ryan...

GOP Leader Opposes Ryan Commutation, Criticizes Durbin

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Republican Party Chairman Andy McKenna on Monday criticized the push to have President Bush commute the sentence of the state's former Repub...