Did Democrat Rod Blago pick a good lawyer?

Our embattled governor wasted no time in hiring an attorney with the necessary experience of defending a client in court who has already been tried and convicted by public opinion. A graduate of Northwestern Law, Ed Genson is a Chicago native. He uses a motorized scooter or a cane due to a neurological disorder that […]

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How many Illinois Governors have been arrested? ?

So far I could find: 1. Gov. Rod Blagojevich (today) 2. Otto Kerner, a Democrat who was governor from 1961 to 1968, served less than a year of a three-year sentence after his 1973 conviction on bribery, tax evasion and other counts. He was convicted of arranging favorable horse racing dates as governor in return […]

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Does any state match (or God forbid surpass) Illinois’ level of corruption?

Our last five governors in order (1973 – current) Dan Walker (D) – CONVICTED FELON. Seven year sentence for Savings & Loan fraud totaling over million. Crimes were so bad Clinton refused to pardon him. Jim Thompson (R) – Deep association with two convicted felons: Jim Thompson spent million of his law firm’s money defending […]

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