Rep. Smith’s Attorney: Taking Money Not Necessarily A Bribe “One could certainly accept money as a public official without that acceptance of money being a bribe,” defense attorney Sheldon Sorosky said after Smith pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on Wednesday. By The Numbers: Problems For Illinois What's wrong with Illinois?
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