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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.

30 Months In Prison For Jesse Jackson Jr., 1 Year For Sandi

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on per...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Facing Sentencing

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The genesis of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s decline dates to when he chose to forgo divinity studies and enter the world of politics instead, or so ...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentencing Delayed

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Monday postponed the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, noting it w...

Prosecutors Want To Seize Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Homes

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Government prosecutors Friday filed a forfeiture motion naming the homes of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, in...

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...

Feds Recommend 4 Years In Prison For Jesse Jackson Jr.

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors Friday recommended four years in prison for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on crimi...

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...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Troubles Disappoint Formerly Loyal District

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17...

Ryan J. Reilly

Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Sandi Plead Guilty In Court

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER and PETE YOST | Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he eng...

Jail Time Looms For Guilty-Pleading Jesse Jackson Jr. And Wife

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 04.18.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — For all the talk of Jesse Jackson Jr. aspiring to be a U.S. senator or mayor of the nation's third-largest city, his career wasn't end...

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...