Category Archives: Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Democrats Worked to Shut Veterans Off From State Jobs

-By Warner Todd Huston There is a state law that is intended to give our military veterans an upper hand at getting state jobs. It is called the veteran’s preference. Sadly, Cal Skinner notes that a new report by the … Continue reading

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Bambenek Comments on Blagojevich Sentencing

From the campaign of John Bambenek for State Senate (52nd District)… One Sad Chapter in Illinois History Closes, but Much More Remains to be Done to Fight Corruption CHAMPAIGN, IL (December 7, 2011) — Republican candidate for Illinois State Senate … Continue reading

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Rep. Dold’s, Kinzinger’s and Hultgren’s Statements on Blagojevich Sentencing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-11th District) today issued the following statement in response to the sentencing of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois: “Rod Blagojevich has never understood the fundamental difference between serving the public and serving … Continue reading

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Ex Governor Blagojevich Gets 14 Year Prison Sentence

-By Warner Todd Huston I won’t waste too much time on this — still it is something that should be put on record here at the blog — but former Democrat Governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 168 moths, … Continue reading

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Obama Fundraiser Tony Rezko Gets 10.5 Year Prison Sentence

-By Warner Todd Huston Antonin “Tony” Rezko, a long-time Political fundraiser for Illinois Democrats, has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years in prison for extorting millions from companies seeking state business or hoping to have favorable regulations written for them … Continue reading

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Chicago Powerbroker Cellini Convicted

-By Warner Todd Huston Bill Cellini, a close associate and fundraiser to disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, has been convicted on two of four counts in federal court this afternoon. Cellini was found guilty on count 2 — conspiracy … Continue reading

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