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David Jackson

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  • Barack Obama: I trusted Rezko

    Barack Obama: I trusted Rezko
    Trying to put his past with Antoin "Tony" Rezko behind him, presidential candidate Barack Obama on Friday said he never thought the nowindicted Chicago businessman would try to take advantage of him because his old friend had never asked for a political...
  • Obama: 'We need a big stimulus'

     
    by Frank James Here's the transcript for President-elect Barack Obama's news conference earlier today on the economy and his economic team: PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Good morning. Please have a seat. Thank you all for being here....
  • Axelrod's email: 'Viral' health-care bid

     
    by Mark Silva Nothing like the Internet. Nothing like a chain-email that goes "viral.'' That's what Obama adviser David Axelrod hopes will happen with an email that he has penned (typed), our friend David Jackson at The Oval notes today.......
  • Barack Obama: 'Media critic'

     
    by Mark Silva Our good friend David Jackson at USA Today has identified a new role for the president of the United States, really an old role for presidents: Media critic. In accepting the apology of Republican Rep. Joe Wilson......
  • Jay Leno: Washington-bound, May 1

     
    by Mark Silva Jay Leno is not only getting the Tonight Show back. He's getting Washington, too: The late-night-flopped-at-prime-time-returning-to-late-night comedian will serve as the entertainer at this year's dinner of the White House Correspondents'...
  • Blackie's allegations another embarrassment for Giannoulias

     
    From today's print edition: Restaurant owners charged in check-kiting scheme Father and son who ran Boston Blackies ripped off banks for $1.9 million, prosecutors say By Matthew Walberg, John Chase and David Jackson, Tribune reporters A father and son...
  • Giannoulias bank made $20 million in loans to felons when he was senior loan officer

     
    From the print edition: $20 million in loans to felons Broadway Bank lending, when Alexi Giannoulias was senior loan officer, detailed By David Jackson, John Chase and Ray Gibson, Tribune Reporters The family bank of Democratic Senate candidate Alexi...
  • Nursing home safety reforms get deadline

    Nursing home safety reforms get deadline
    The final report of Gov. Pat Quinn's Nursing Home Safety Task Force, issued early Friday morning, for the first time sets out an urgent timetable and concrete road map for a sweeping overhaul of the state's troubled long-term care system. The proposals...
  • $20 million in loans to felons

    $20 million in loans to felons
    The family bank of Democratic Senate candidate Alexi Giannoulias loaned a pair of Chicago crime figures about $20 million during a 14-month period when Giannoulias was a senior loan officer, according to a Tribune examination that provides new details...
  • State Senate hearing to examine nursing home safety

    Two state Senate committees will hold a joint hearing next month to examine ways to improve safety at Illinois nursing homes, where a high number of felons with mental illness has led to reported assaults, rape and even murder. Speaking before the...
  • Nursing homes and the mentally ill: State Senate will hold hearing on improving safety

    Nursing homes and the mentally ill: State Senate will hold hearing on improving safety
    State senators will hold a hearing Thursday in Chicago to examine ways to improve safety at nursing homes, where a high number of felons with mental illness has led to reports of assaults, rape and even murder. Legislators will hear testimony from...