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Christopher Kelly

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  • Extension 720 Program Guide June 2009

    MONDAY, JUNE 1ST SOFT DESPOTISM, DEMOCRACY'S DRIFT Are you concerned about the United States drifting away from its core principles? Do you sense that many of western civilizations governments may be veering away from their classical liberal roots...
  • Blagojevich Fundraiser Sentenced To 37 Months In Jail

    Blagojevich Fundraiser Sentenced To 37 Months In Jail
    (WGN-AM)- Christopher Kelly, a former adviser and chief fundraiser for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, was sentenced to 37 months in prison today on federal tax fraud charges for concealing his use of corporate funds to cover gambling debts. Kelly had faced...
  • No Indication In NIU Records Of Admissions Tampering

    (WGN-AM)- Northern Illinois University found no records that Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his associates tampered in the admissions process of the DeKalb school, university officials said Thursday. The search came in response to a federal subpoena that...
  • Kelly dies of possible overdose

    Christopher Kelly saw a bleak future as he prepared to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge last week, with a trial alongside former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still looming. "I know my life is over," said Kelly, sweating in a blue shirt outside a...
  • Blagojevich pal: Guilty

    Even before he was elected governor in 2002, Rod Blagojevich and three of his closest friends schemed about ways to enrich themselves by controlling state government, the former governor's former chief of staff alleged as part of a plea agreement...
  • Feds subpoena governor's campaign fund records

    Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaign fund as part of a sweeping corruption investigation into whether top aides and advisers exchanged state business and jobs for political support, the Tribune has learned. The...
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...
  • Pension probe's spotlight widens

    Pleading guilty Thursday to attempted extortion, a prominent Democratic fundraiser said he was told that a "high-ranking Illinois public official" was behind a kickback scheme that steered state pension-fund investments to favored businesses in exchange...
  • Indicted GOP insider aids feds' probe of state

    Republican insider Stuart Levine, indicted for alleged corruption at two state boards, is cooperating with the federal investigation of state government, sources familiar with the case said Friday. Levine, who was reappointed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to...
  • U.S. probes state hiring

    Federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal grand jury investigation into the hiring practices of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's office, according to sources and documents reviewed by the Tribune. The Blagojevich administration acknowledged it has recently...