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2 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Patronage allegations give Quinn challenger fodder

The spotlight on hiring came a day after a complaint filed in federal court by attorney Michael Shakman - whose decades-old court case led to bans on politically based hiring in the Chicago area - alleged improper hiring in the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government, McDonough County, IL, Cook County, IL

8 hrs ago | Time

Obama's New Bodyguard: Mr. Issa, Meet Mr. Eggleston

EPA/STEFAN ZAKLIN Perhaps the best indicator of what the final two years of the Obama presidency will be like came Monday with the announcement that Obama had chosen W. Neil Eggleston as his White House counsel.

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Related Topix: US News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Hill

Obama taps Clinton vet for chief counsel

President Obama on Monday said he has selected W. Neil Eggleston, a white-collar defender at Kirkland & Ellis, to replace departing White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler.

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Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Illinois, US Governors, Illinois Government

Sun Apr 20, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-Opportunity

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NBC Chicago

Blagojevich Campaign Account Donates Final Dollars

Rod Blagojevich spoke to reporters after he exited a plane Thursday in Denver on his way to prison.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Federal Prisons, Prison, Third Lake, IL

Chicago Sun-Times

Feds arrest former mole in Rezko, Carothers cases

Federal authorities gave long-time government mole John Thomas a Good Friday surprise, arresting him at his home early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Riverdale, IL, US Governors, Country Club Hills, IL

Guy Fawkes' blog

10 Things You Need to Know About Axelrod

3. Axelrod started out young working for the machine politician Richard M. Daley, the Chicago mayor whose administration was always mired in corruption .

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Governors, US News, John Edwards, US Politics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-Opportunity

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Quinn to tour state promoting housing program

Quinn spoke in Chicago on Monday in the first of four planned appearances around the state to urge people to take advantage of "Welcome Home Illinois" that offers homebuyers $7,500 for a down payment and interest rates as low as 3.75 percent for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Kos

IL-Gov: Convited Felon William Cellini Backs Bruce Rauner

Springfield powerbroker William Cellini is back on the political scene, following his release from prison late last year.

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Related Topix: Springfield, IL, US Governors, Sangamon County, IL, Pat Quinn, Pension

Tue Apr 08, 2014

NJ.com

Chris Christie's crisis: Fireworks at the Bridgegate committee

"We could earn our keep here by taking some actions on reform at the Port Authority," - Republican Assemblywoman Amy Handlin A great man once said, "It's not the beginning of the end, but it is the end of the beginning."

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Monmouth County, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ, Opinion

Mon Apr 07, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-Opportunity

Every worker in America should be cheering for the workers at the Chicago-based Republic Windows and Doors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Illinois, Illinois Government

WAND-TV Decatur

Rauner campaign blasts Quinn, Vallas over new job

The company's CEO is Bill Brandt, whom Quinn re-appointed chairman of the Illinois Finance Authority.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

MLive.com

Ex-Ficano aide received $700,000, interest in Carribean condo through Wayne County HealthChoice kickback scheme

Grundy is accused of a kickback scheme that net him $700,000 and ownership in a condo located in the Caribbean Sea.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

TheStreet.com

Grover: Why I Have No Pity for Poor Little Rich Men

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Illinois, US Governors, Illinois Government, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Opinion, Business News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHI-TV Terre Haute

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In this Feb. 3, 2009 file photo released by CBS, former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, left, visits with host David Letterman on the set of "The Late Show with David Letterman," in New York.

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Related Topix: More, Rock-N-Roll, Illinois, US Governors, Television, CBS, Media, Illinois Government, Showtime Networks, The Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Is 'graduated income tax' too complicated?

Illinois Sen. Don Harmon, D-Oak Park, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Springfield, Ill.

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Related Topix: Tax, Illinois, Illinois Government, Springfield, IL, US Governors

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KRCR

On this day: April 2

After two trials, Blagojevich would ultimately be found guilty on most of the charges and sentenced to 14 years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Huffington Post

Illinois Voters Believe Corruption Is Rampant In State, Chicago Politics: New Poll

Respondents to the poll are apparently even less confident in Illinois elected officials than they are in federal officials.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat, US Politics, Chicago, IL, US Governors

NJ.com

Bridge scandal panel's legal costs near $250,000, records show

TRENTON - Legal costs for the legislative investigation into operations of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the September lane closings at the George Washington Bridge have surpassed $243,000, records obtained by The Star-Ledger show.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors

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