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Mel Reynolds

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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's...
  • Seer madness: Readers and I do our duty, predict 2013

     
    With the help of several Latin scholars I’ve come up with a fittingly snooty motto for this column’s annual exercise in forecasting the news: Non coniectare imprudentior esset Translation: Not to conjecture is imprudent. Inspiration: “Is...

    Straight answers on crooked pols

     
    Making sense of our messy laws on when ex-cons can run for office Wednesday's print column News item: As a convicted felon, former West Side Ald. Isaac "Ike" Carothers (right) is barred by law from running again for a seat...

    Former Illinois US Rep. Mel Reynolds indicted on tax charges

    A former U.S. congressman from Illinois who has been in legal trouble before is in legal trouble again — this time for allegedly not filing required federal tax returns for consecutive years. A grand jury indictment unsealed Friday charges Mel...

    Indictment: Ex-lawmaker Mel Reynolds failed to file tax returns for 4 years

     Indictment: Ex-lawmaker Mel Reynolds failed to file tax returns for 4 years
    Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds has been indicted on allegations he failed to file income tax returns from 2009 through 2012. A former Rhodes scholar and rising star in the Democratic Party, Reynolds was convicted in two separate cases in the 1990s for...