Rahm Can’t Run For Mayor Court Says

CHICAGO — An Illinois appeals court panel has ruled that Rahm Emanuel, the former White House chief of staff, does not qualify to run for mayor of Chicago in next month’s election. The ruling, which was announced on Monday, comes as a significant and unexpected setback for Mr. Emanuel, who has been a front-runner both […]


Rezco Sentencing Indefinately Postponed

December 16, 2008 BY NATASHA KORECKI Federal Courts Reporter A federal judge has indefinitely postponed the Jan. 6 sentencing for Tony Rezko, the prominent political fund-raiser and former adviser to Gov. Blagojevich. The move this morning came after Rezko lawyers asked U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve last week to throw out the sentencing date. […]


Holder Forgets To Tell Judiciary Committee About Blago Work

December 17, 2008 BY CHRIS FUSCO/Staff Reporter CHICAGO SUN TIMES Holder omitted Blagojevich link from questionnaire/Announced as a ‘special investigator to the Illinois Gaming Board’ in 2004 Before Eric Holder was President-elect Barack Obama’s choice to be attorney general, he was Gov. Blagojevich’s pick to sort out a mess involving Illinois’ long-dormant casino license. Blagojevich […]