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George Ryan Presidential Pardon

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...

Former Gov. George Ryan's Wife Pleads With Bush For Clemency

Chicago Tribune | Gary Marx and James Janega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As part of the battle to secure clemency for her husband, the wife of former Gov. George Ryan penned a short note to President George W. Bush that U.S...

Blagojevich: Bush Should Pardon Former Governor Ryan

Chicago Sun-Times | Maudlyne Ihejirika | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Blagojevich, who for years has blasted corruption under his predecessor, George Ryan, said Thursday "it would be a good decision" for President ...

Former Governor's Wife Praying For His Release

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The wife of former Gov. George Ryan has twice personally appealed to George W. Bush to pardon her husband before the Republican president leaves offic...

George Ryan's Lawyers Submit Request For Clemency To Bush

Chicago Public Radio | Rob Wildeboer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lawyers for former Illinois Governor George Ryan finally submitted a request yesterday asking President George Bush to let their client out of jail. ...

Durbin May Ask Bush To Pardon Former Governor Ryan

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Senator Richard Durbin says he may ask the president to commute the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor George Ryan. Durbin says he hasn't t...