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Corrupt Ex-Governor Wants Death Penalty Banned

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 07.07.2014 | Crime

KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — George Ryan, an ex-Illinois governor and now an ex-convict, says he'd like to re-engage with the cause he left behind when he ...

George Ryan Attorneys Appeal Former Governor's Corruption Conviction

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 09.19.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — What could be imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan's last longshot chance at a new trial is now again in the hands of an appeal...

Killing Killers -- Okay With You?

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Dimond

Illinois is a perfect microcosm of our decade's long national debate and flip-flop on the death penalty. Should the United States be in the business of killing killers?

First Lieberman, Now Huckabee?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

We should candidly look at whether Mike Huckabee is getting a raw deal for granting clemency to the man who murdered four Lakewood, Washington cops this Thanksgiving weekend.