This Blackhawks season is missing something.
The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform says ComEd and other backers of the newly passed and re-jiggered Smart Grid bill outspent opponents by a margin of four to one this year on campaign contributions at the state House.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is predicting he’ll be “vindicated” by an ethics investigation into whether he or someone on his behalf offered to raise funds for ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich in return for an appointment to President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat.
Getting face time with Mayor Emanuel isn’t easy. But making big campaign contributions doesn’t hurt your chances, CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
A lawsuit has been filed over the last election of an Illinois Supreme Court justice, which was the most expensive in U.S. history.
The FBI released documents stating that Yankees owner George Steinbrenner assisted in two investigations in the years leading up to his pardon by President Reagan on a campaign-contributions conviction.
Rahm Emanuel’s $12 million in campaign contributions is coming under fire by mayoral opponent Miguel del Valle, who has raised far less money.