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10 Corruption Quotes From Illinois Politicians

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.16.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Sometimes a politician's best speech comes on the witness stand. Here is an updated collection of quotes directly from corrupt Illinois politicians, o...

Jacksons Selling D.C. Home To Pay Restitution To Feds

Posted 10.26.2013 | Chicago

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is planning to sell his family's Washington, D.C. home in order to help foot the bill of the $750,000 in fines he o...

Report: Obama Could Pardon Sandi Jackson

Posted 09.09.2013 | Chicago

There may be some good news at last for ex-Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, wife of disgraced Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. "The hottest rumor to come d...

Bruce Rauner: I'm Ready to Fight Unions

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois has never seen a candidate for governor like Republican hopeful Bruce Rauner. The Chicago venture capitalist has nearly endless wealth he could put into his campaign. He has no experience in elected office.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Wants To Head Behind Bars Before Wife Sandi

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appear to be preparing for the likely possibility that they will both be heading to prison wh...

Jackson Jr. Wants Medical Information In Court Doc Kept Secret

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly submitted a request to keep information about his medical condition out of the public eye in his upcomin...

Letters To Jackson Jr. Judge A Bizarre Mix Of Angry, Heartfelt Pleas

Posted 05.14.2013 | Chicago

When it comes to sentencing former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, ex-Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, it seems everyone has an opinion. ...

Moving Trucks Spotted At Jackson Jr.'s Chicago Home

Posted 04.04.2013 | Chicago

Moving trucks seen hauling boxes out of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Chicago home on Wednesday raised questions concerning whether the ex-congressman, awaiting...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Memoir In The Works

Posted 02.27.2013 | Chicago

Jesse Jackson Jr. will soon add "memoirist" to the list of labels — like "disgraced congressman" and "former representative of Illinois' 2nd congres...

17 Things Jackson Jr., Wife Sandi Bought With Campaign Cash

Posted 02.21.2013 | Chicago

Now that federal charges have been filed and guilty pleas given in the case of ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi's collusion to ille...

Ryan J. Reilly

Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) pleaded guilty in a federal courtroom Wednesday morning to using campaign funds to purchase an ar...

Sandi Jackson's City Council Replacement Announced

Posted 02.11.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday named his pick for former Alderman Sandi Jackson's successor on Chicago's City Council. From an initi...

Report: Pending Jackson Jr. Plea Deal Includes 'Significant' Jail Time

Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

As the trouble train rolls on for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., new reports indicate the disgraced ex-congressman could be headed for an extended sta...

Report: Feds Conducting Separate Probe Of Sandi Jackson

Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Like husband, like wife? According to a Chicago Sun-Times report, ex-Chicago Alderman Sandi Jackson, the wife of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr....

City Extends Deadline For Hopeful Chicago Aldermen

Posted 01.26.2013 | Chicago

Fourty-two wannabe aldermen applied through Friday to replace former 7th Ward Ald. Sandi Jackson on Chicago's City Council. And though 5 p.m. Frida...

Who Wants To Be A Chicago Alderman?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Chicago

So you think you can be a Chicago alderman? Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, City Hall began accepting applications from those who hope to succeed forme...

Rahm Accepting Online Applications For Sandi Jackson's Successor

Posted 01.17.2013 | Chicago

One day after former Ald. Sandi Jackson's resignation from Chicago's City Council went into effect, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he would soon be...

Sandi Jackson On Congressional Run: 'Never Say Never'

Posted 12.10.2012 | Chicago

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy Chicago: CHICAGO — Will Ald. Sandi Jackson run for the very congressional seat that her husband, Jesse...

Report: Jackson Jr. Federal Probe Expands To Include Sandi

Posted 11.13.2012 | Chicago

Updated story The federal investigation into U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign finances has reportedly expanded to include Chicago Ald. Sandi ...

Jackson's Wife Says Congressman Could Be Back At Work By Sept. 1

Posted 08.09.2012 | Chicago

Hospitalized Illinois politician Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will hopefully return to work by Sept. 1, and will "absolutely" be back in the game in time to...

The Wife Vs. the Social Acquaintance: Why Men Cheat

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

It hurts beyond words when the marital trust has been dishonored. And the trust factor usually doesn't return.

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Last Chance

Charles D. Ellison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles D. Ellison

When Chicago Mayor Richard Daley (D) dropped his press conference bomb on the political universe, announcing that he was stepping away from city hall ...

Rahm Emanuel, Jesse Jackson Jr. Meet To Discuss Chicago Mayor Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. had a private meeting Wednesday night to discuss the Chicago mayor's race--and thei...

Three Jacksons Consider Bid For Chicago Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Even before Mayor Daley announced that he would not be seeking a seventh term, there was speculation that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. would run some day. N...

Candidates Lining Up For Lieutenant Governor: Why?

NBC Chicago | Steve Rhodes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Blame it on Pat Quinn: the job formerly known as Lieutenant Governor of Bored Out-of-My-Mindistan is suddenly drawing interest from a wide-range of po...