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Derrick Smith Bribery

WATCH: Indicted, Reelected State Rep Says He's 'A New Man'

Posted 11.09.2012 | Chicago

Fresh on the heels of his Tuesday reelection, state Rep. Derrick Smith on Thursday made his first significant public comments since he was indicted on...

Lawmakers Rally To Unseat Indicted State Rep, Fellow Dem

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 10.30.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Since the heyday of the city's machine politics, punching a straight Democratic ticket on Election Day has been as dependable a Chicago tra...

Alderman: Arrested State Rep Should 'Get Back To Work' Or Resign

Posted 04.10.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago alderman urged indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) to either "get back to work" or to resign following a federal corruption charge...

Where In The World Is Derrick Smith?

Posted 03.29.2012 | Chicago

Derrick Smith, the Illinois state representative indicted early this month on a federal corruption charge has kept a low profile since both his arrest...

Recently Arrested Chicago Democrat Wins Primary

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO, March 20 (Reuters) - A Democratic state lawmaker from Chicago charged last week with accepting a bribe overw...

Lawmakers To Voters: Elect Recently Arrested Politician

Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago

A coalition of West Side Chicago Democrats rallied on Sunday behind state Rep. Derrick Smith, the lawmaker who was arrested last week on the federal c...