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  • Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods

    Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods
    Most political endorsements touted by candidates typically elicit yawns.
  • What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America

    What Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative means for black America
    A great paradox of Obama’s America is that racism has been so thoroughly condemned that it only rarely receives public attention. To some extent, the election of a black president relaxed what remained of our national focus on race matters, it...

    Ex-Country Club Hills police chief gets 5 years in grant scam

    Ex-Country Club Hills police chief gets 5 years in grant scam
    SPRINGFIELD — The former police chief of County Club Hills was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for diverting $917,000 from a state job-training grant to help remodel her home, travel to Las Vegas and distribute cash to her family and...

    Federal probe threatens Quinn's re-election

    Federal probe threatens Quinn's re-election
    Deadlocked in a tough campaign in September 2010, Gov. Pat Quinn launched a $55 million anti-violence grant program, doling out money to groups on the South Side and south suburbs, home to core Democratic voters. Weeks later, Quinn piled up a 500,000-...

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright's daughter found guilty of money laundering

    Rev. Jeremiah Wright's daughter found guilty of money laundering
    SPRINGFIELD—The daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, President Barack Obama’s former minister, was convicted by a federal jury Friday of laundering thousands of dollars from a $1.25 million state grant for a Chicago-based job-training...