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Derrick Smith Corruption

10 Corruption Quotes From Illinois Politicians

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.16.2014 | 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...

Illinois State Rep Convicted Of Bribery

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, June 10 (Reuters) - A federal jury on Tuesday found an Illinois state representative guilty of taking a $7...

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...

Tyson vs. Smith

Joe Moreno | Posted 11.27.2012 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

We must show Derrick Smith, and anyone else who's watching, that Illinois, Chicago and the 10th Legislative District are not ignorant and will not elect an "alleged" criminal, who has proven that he lacks any rational thought.

State House Expels Member For First Time In Century

Posted 08.17.2012 | Chicago

Updated story The Illinois House of Representatives on Friday took the historic move to expel one of its members for the first time in over a centu...

Indicted Lawmaker Has A New (Democratic) Challenger

Posted 05.14.2012 | Chicago

A 40-year-old finance attorney has thrown his hat into the ring as a possible successor to indicted Illinois state representative Derrick Smith. La...

Derrick Smith Pleads Not Guilty, Cries Entrapment At Arraignment Monday

Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Derrick Smith, the Illinois state representative indicted last month on a federal corruption charge, will plead not guilty at his arr...

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...

Rahm: Indicted State Rep Should Be Left Off Fall Ballot

Posted 03.26.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday joined a growing chorus of influential Chicago Democrats speaking out against state Rep. Derrick Smith, who resoundingly ...

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...