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Blagojevich Trial: "No Go" for Rezko?

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lonna Saunders

The scuttlebutt at the trial of former Governor Rod Blagojevich, is that the prosecution has scratched his fundraiser, Tony Rezko, from its witness list.

Rezko Sentencing Could Be Delayed Again

STNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The on-again, off-again sentencing of Antoin "Tony" Rezko could be off again. On Thursday morning, U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve canceled deadlines...

You Don't Need A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Whatever you believe about Bill Ayers and the Weathermen, the fact remains that he is not running for president. But John McCain doesn't really have any other arrows left in his quiver.

Is Tony Rezko Working For The Government?

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki and Bridget Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As his sentencing nears, pressure is mounting on Tony Rezko to cooperate with federal investigations into some of the highest-profile politicians in t...

Rezko Sentencing Delayed

Chicago Tribune | Jeff Coen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The sentencing of convicted political fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko has been delayed for more than a month by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge ...

Did Obama's Triumph Over Hillary Drown Out News Of Tony Rezko's Conviction?

Huffington Post | Adam Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hillary Clinton's willingness to concede the Democratic nomination to Barack Obama dominated the front page today in newspapers nationwide, but news t...

Obama Prepares For Full Assault On Clinton's Ethics

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chicago Tribune reports that Barack Obama's is pushing this week for greater transparency in his campaign as part of a plan to launch a head-on at...

Liveblog! Realizing MLK's Dream On A South Carolina Stage

John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Neffinger, Glynnis MacNicol, and Rachel Sklar

Greetings and welcome to South Carolina, where these four candidates duked it out in the Dem debate. (The fourth? Bill Clinton, natch.)

Clinton Got Money From Rezko Codefendants

Daily Kos | First Amendment | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The vetting of the Clinton's is just beginning. This was a risky strategy by the Clinton's in the first place, because the boomerang effect will expos...

Rezko Obama Questions Linger As Trial Approaches

NY Times | MIKE McINTIRE and CHRISTOPHER DREW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tony Rezko was obviously in trouble. He was a defendant in at least a dozen lawsuits, federal investigators in Chicago were poking around, and his nam...

Reformer: Trial Will Reveal "Cesspool" Of Obama's Allies

ABC's The Blotter | RIAN ROSS, RHONDA SCHWARTZ and AVNI PATEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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With the corruption trial of one of Sen. Barack Obama's longtime friends and supporters set to begin Monday in Chicago, Ill., reform watchdogs say it ...

Obama Gives Away Money Tied to Donor

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama is giving to charity more than $70,000 in contributions linked to an indicted Chicago businessman whose past connectio...