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 […]


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 […]


“A Senate Seat is a Fucking Valuable Thing, You Don’t Just Give It Away For Nothing”

-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich- What role did Blagojevich play in Tribune’s bankruptcy? THE DEAL A day after Sam Zell’s Tribune Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and Chief of Staff John Harris on charges of corruption, alleging that, among other transgressions, they meddled with […]