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Douglas County Official Intervened On Speeding Ticket

Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree admits he contacted the Elbert County Sheriff about a speeding ticket received by one of Acree’s subordinates, but Acree says he was not trying to act unethically.

10/22/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

The Blago Circus Comes to Denver

Just when you thought the wacky and wild story of Rod Blagojevich couldn’t get any weirder, the man raises the bar of his own potential lunacy.

03/15/2012

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. (Photo Credit: Frank Polich / Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Blagojevich On Way To Colo. Prison

Convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich stepped off a plane in Colorado on Thursday and headed to a federal prison to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption, the latest chapter in the downfall of a charismatic politician that seemed more like a bizarre reality TV show than a legal battle.

03/15/2012

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